De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Avionics Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Twin Otter Final Assembly in Calgary, Alberta
De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Ltd. (‘DHC’) is a proudly Canadian aerospace company currently transitioning its corporate headquarters to Calgary, AB. DHC is undertaking a consolidation of its underlying subsidiary companies under a single brand currently offering engineering, aftermarket, new aircraft manufacturing, modifications, parts manufacturing and flight training. DHC currently has approximately 1,200 employees based in BC, AB and ON as well as in markets and distribution hubs world-wide. Our strong entrepreneurial spirit, together with a culture of empowerment, quality and innovation create opportunities to grow and succeed in an organization with a proud heritage and bright future.
We are currently recruiting for an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer – Avionics to join our team in Calgary, AB. This position will support final assembly for the Twin Otter.
Duties & Responsibilities
Qualified to perform electrical wire and systems installation tasks under the supervision of a licensed Avionics Technician in a manufacturing production environment
Responsible to the assigned leader and have ability to take direction verbally and through printed media
Basic knowledge of Standard Wiring Practices and Avionics Systems, accurately interpret maintenance manuals, service bulletins, wiring diagrams, system schematics, engineering orders, test documents, manufacturer’s installation manuals.
Have a basic understanding of other aircraft systems i.e. hydraulic, flight controls and major components
Install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair avionics systems and equipment, including communication, navigation, flight control, and entertainment systems
Repair, fabricate parts and components; fabricate per drawings and standard practices wire bundles and assemblies to include marking of wires, properly securing wires into bundles, and termination of wires into a variety of contacts and connectors
Perform system checks and inspections to ensure avionics systems are in compliance with industry and safety standards
Keep accurate records of all work performed and maintain inventory of tools and equipment
Maintain a clean work area, and alert the leadership team of any safety concerns; take immediate action or report immediately any unsafe conditions
Responsible for ensuring both accuracy and traceability of parts removed or installed on Aircraft
Perform other work as assigned and willing to work shift work
Properly utilize Avionics test equipment to perform systems tests. Properly utilize and maintain Avionics hand tools to perform installations and repairs
Safely operate ground support equipment, i.e. Power carts, lifts (when properly trained), etc. as required
Education & Experience
Shall hold or working towards a current AME “E” Transport Canada license or related experience
Positive attitude and strong work ethic
Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail
Able to work effectively independently and as part of a team
Basic computer skills and familiarity with Internet
Good oral and written communication skills
Experience with all De Havilland Aircraft of Canada products and their avionics suite is considered an asset
Experience with all De Havilland Aircraft of Canada products and their wiring installations considered an asset
Have experience with general aircraft wiring repair, fabrication and installation
Possess knowledge expected of an Aircraft Avionics and Electronics Technician on aircraft types handled by the Company
Ability to work in confined spaces and at heights
Ability to lift heavy objects up to 50 lbs
Ability to acquire a Transport Canada issued Restricted Area Identification Card (RAIC)
At De Havilland Canada, we aim to be inclusive and diverse and provide equal opportunity for employment. All qualified applicants, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, and disability, are encouraged to apply.
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