Senior Engineer (Corrective Action)
Government of Canada
Ottawa, ON
Transport Canada - National Aircraft Certification
Ottawa (Ontario)
EN-ENG-04
$96,191 to $112,186
For further information on the organization, please visit Transport Canada

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Closing date: 1 December 2019 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
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Important messages
We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

We are accepting applications until December 19, 2019 to create an inventory of qualified candidates. However, you should apply now! Applications will be pulled as positions are identified for staffing.

Should the inventory be extended, the retest period for re-assessment within the context of this selection process is 180 calendar days from the date of elimination at either the prescreening, the written exam, interview, or reference stage of the process. If, after having been eliminated, you resubmit an application to this process, before the retest period has elapsed, your application will not be considered.

The inventory will be updated every 45 days. The first pull and review of applications will be done on January 20, 2019.

Work environment
Our office is located at 159 Cleopatra Drive, Nepean.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE POSITION

Continuing Airworthiness: Investigate and resolve in-service airworthiness problems, working with affected manufacturers and foreign authorities. Determine if problems present an unsafe condition using engineering analysis and risk analysis, determine if the corrective action proposed by the manufacturer adequately mitigates the safety risk and draft Airworthiness Directives to mandate the corrective action or formulating non-mandatory corrective actions as appropriate

ABOUT US ...
https://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/civilaviation/certification/continuing-about-68.htm

Intent of the process
This process is intended to create and maintain an inventory to staff English essential positions on an indeterminate or term basis. These positions require a secrete security clearance but this factor is not used at the pre-selection stage. The hiring department is responsible for the security clearance process. Consequently, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.
Positions to be filled: 2

Information you must provide
Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

EDUCATION:
Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in an engineering specialty relevant to the duties of the position.

OR

OCCUPATIONAL CERTIFICATION:
Eligibility for certification as a professional engineer in Canada with specialization in an engineering specialty relevant to the position.

Note 1: Candidates will be asked to provide proof of education or eligibility for certification.

Note 2: Candidates with foreign credentials must provide proof of Canadian equivalency. For additional information, please consult the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials for further information at http://www.cicic.ca/indexe.stm or the Engineers Canada Academic Information Tool at http://newcomers.engineerscanada.ca/academic-information-tool.

Degree equivalency

EXPERIENCE

Significant* experience in the design, development, testing, certification, in-service support or airworthiness of aeronautical products.

  • Significant is defined as having 5 or more years of engineering experience whilst progressively acquiring increased responsibilities related to engineering in the aerospace industry.
If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)
ASSET QUALIFICATIONS

EXPERIENCE

Extensive* experience in the design, development, testing, certification, in-service support or airworthiness of aeronautical products.

  • Extensive is defined as having 10 or more years of engineering experience whilst progressively acquiring increased responsibilities related to engineering in the aerospace industry.
Experience in managing or evaluating inputs related to the identification, evaluation and rectification of in-service airworthiness problems or airworthiness risk management.

Experience in project management within a technical environment.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
English essential
Language proficiency

Information on language requirements

KNOWLEDGE

Knowledge of civil aviation airworthiness requirements related to aeronautical products.

Knowledge of engineering related to at least two of the following:

  • Aircraft powerplant installations
  • Aircraft engines
  • Avionics
  • aircraft systems
  • aircraft structures
  • aircraft occupant safety
  • rotorcraft
COMPETENCIES

Values and Ethics
Thinking Things Through
Excellence through Results
Engagement

ABILITIES

Ability to communicate effectively orally.

Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

Ability to analyze and interpret complex technical documents related to continuing airworthiness of aeronautical products.

Ability to develop corrective action using safety intelligence information such as accidents, occurrences or in-service difficulties.

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
KNOWLEDGE

Knowledge of airworthiness risk management methods.

Knowledge of methods used in the investigation and analysis of airworthiness deficiencies.

Knowledge of System Safety Assessment (SSA) and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA).

ORGANIZATIONAL NEEDS

Preference may be given to self-identified Employment Equity candidates to address branch and / or departmental objectives.

OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Must be willing and able to travel nationally and internationally as required.

Must be willing and able to work overtime and weekends as required.

Conditions of employment
SECURITY
Most positions require a Secret security clearance. This factor is not used at the pre selection stage. The hiring department is responsible for the security clearance process.

Other information
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

A written examination, an interview and a reference check will be part of the candidates' assessment.

You will be required to provide proof of your education credentials at the time of assessment. If you were educated outside of Canada, you must have your certificates and/or diplomas assessed against Canadian education standards. Therefore if you don’t have a Canadian equivalency, please contact the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials (CICIC) at 416-962-9725 or by email at: www.cicic.ca.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language(s) of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language(s) in their application.

Preference
Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.