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Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services Branch, Provincial Services Division
Job Term:
1 Temporary seasonal position (March - December)
Job Code:
17661 - Air Engineer 3
$35.23 - $38.45 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Are you a self-motivated and team oriented professional looking for a diverse and rewarding career opportunity to utilize your expertise in aircraft maintenance? If so, then consider an exciting opportunity with the Aviation Services maintenance section.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

• maintain the ministry's provincial air fleet in an airworthy condition in accordance with regulations established by Transport Canada airworthiness manuals, air navigation orders, air regulation and directions issued by Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services (AFFES)
• analyze pilot reported flight defects
• assist pilots with loading aircraft and secure cargo
• install and remove special or environmental aircraft equipment
• maintain accurate aircraft maintenance records

How do I qualify?


You must have:
• a valid Transport Canada Aircraft Maintenance Engineer licence category M1 and/or M2
• a valid restricted radio operator's certificate - aeronautical
• a valid class "G" Ontario driver's licence
• the ability to obtain an airport security clearance per Transport Canada requirements
• the ability to meet the physical demands of the position

Technical Knowledge

You have:
• working knowledge of Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs), regulations and standards relating to aircraft maintenance services
• the ability to interpret blueprints and technical instructions pertaining to maintenance requirements
• proficiency in technical problem-solving
• working knowledge of the proper function of and experience in repair and diagnosing defects in engines, flight systems, hydraulic systems, avionics systems, undercarriage systems and propulsion systems
• the ability to interpret and follow manufacturers' and regulatory instructions

General Skills

You have:
• good communication skills to interact with clients and other ministry staff
• demonstrated ability to work with limited supervision
• the ability to carry out tasks assigned in a timely manner
• the ability to work with a computerized maintenance system and also maintain hard copy files
• the ability to use precision tools, hand tools and related aircraft test equipment
• the ability to work within the guidelines of ministry policy and procedures, and the Occupational Health and Safety Act

Please note: This position requires a high degree of coordination and dexterity. It also requires a high degree of physical exertion to lift and manipulate aircraft components

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary - Seasonal, duration up to 42 weeks, 500 Hangar Rd, Timmins, North Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
  • The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions These positions may be of various tenures including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.
Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, December 8, 2020 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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