Regional Engineer, Aircraft Certification
Transport Canada
Dorval, QC
Transport Canada - Civil Aviation
Dorval (Québec)
$96,191 to $112,186
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Closing date: 30 November 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 special accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Information on accommodation for persons with disabilities

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.

** IMPORTANT NOTE: A covering letter is not required to apply on this process. However, candidates must demonstrate in the screening questions how they meet the essential qualifications (education and/or occupational certification AND experiences) and the asset qualifications. Clear examples must be provided by outlining WHERE, WHEN, HOW the degree was obtained, the experience was acquired, etc. Failure to do so could result in the application being screened out from further consideration. The fact of solely indicating that you meet the qualification and/or item will not be sufficient. Failure to do so could result in the application being rejected from the process.***

Intent of the process
Even though the closing date for this selection processs is in 2019, there is an urgent need to fill two (2) positions underterminately. So those candidates who apply in the coming weeks, may be selected to participate in further evaluations in the coming months. Apply now!
Positions to be filled: 2

Information you must provide
Your résumé.

Contact information for 3 references.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
  • Graduation with a degree from a recognized university in an engineering specialty relevant to the duties of the position.

  • 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 or the Engineers Canada Academic Information Tool at

Degree equivalency

  • Experience in project management within a technical environment.
  • Experience working on aircrafts on ground (AOG)*.
  • Experience coordinating engineering teams working on an aircraft.
  • Experience auditing organizations in the aerospace industry.
  • AOG is recognized terminology for work related to an aircraft to return to service.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Bilingual - Imperative (BBB/BBB)

Information on language requirements

  • Knowledge of civil aviation airworthiness requirements related to aeronautical products.
  • Values and ethics
  • Thinking things through
  • Excellence through Results (initiative and interpersonal relations)
  • Engagement
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
  • Experience in the design, development, testing, in-service support or certification of aeronautical products.
  • Experience in the identification, evaluation and rectification of in-service airworthiness problems.
  • Significant* experience in managing or evaluating inputs related to the identification, evaluation and rectification of in-service airworthiness problems.
  • Experience in the application of non-destructive testing.
  • Experience in the development or application of standards, policies or legislation applicable to the certification of aeronautical products.
  • Experience in one or more engineering specialty relevant to certification of aeronautical products.
  • Experience and/or knowledge in methods used in the investigation and analysis of airworthiness deficiencies.
  • Experience and/or knowledge in engineering related to aircraft structures and/or systems including avionics/electrical.
  • Significant is defined as having five (5) or more years of engineering experience whilst progressively acquiring increased responsibilities related to engineering in the aerospace industry.
  • Preference may be given to self-identified Employment Equity candidates to address branch and/or departmental objectives.
Conditions of employment
  • Security clearance : Secret
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime and weekends as required.
  • Must be willing and able to travel nationally and internationally as required.
  • Must have a valid Canadian driver’s licence.
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 targeted groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

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  • Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent to applicants.
  • Transport Canada will contact candidates once the screening process is completed.
  • Please ensure that your email address is on your application for correspondence. Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required. Candidates who apply to this selection process should include an email address that accepts email from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email.)
  • An exam, an interview and reference check could be used as assessement methods in this selection process.
  • Candidates must meet the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position.
  • Candidates may be required to meet the asset qualifications or the organizational needs, depending on the requirements of the specific position being staffed.
  • Candidates will have to provide proof of education credentials and will be advised to provide the documents later in the process.
  • Candidates who were educated outside of Canada, must have the certificates and/or diplomas assessed against Canadian education standards. This will enable candidates to provide proof of Canadian equivalency when applying for a job in the public service. The Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials (CICIC) assists persons who wish to obtain an assessment of their educational, professional, and occupational credentials by referring them to the appropriate organizations The CICIC can be contacted through its website at:
  • Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application.
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  • applicants can create a profile and a resume that can be used when applying for other processes without having to recreate a new application each time;
  • applicants can verify the status of their applications, at any time;
  • for some jobs, applicants will find important information, namely the job questionnaire and a complete statement of merit criteria that are only available when applying on-line.
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  • Persons with disabilities preventing them from applying on-line are asked to contact 1-800-645-5605.
Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order.

Information on the preference to veterans

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