Job Description
The Avionics/Electrical Engineer – Authorized Person reports directly to the Director of Engineering. Matters related to Transport Canada (TC) delegate functions will be overseen by the Head of Airworthiness.
Core Competencies
  • Advanced understanding of Aircraft Certification Requirements
  • Experience with Aircraft Safety Analysis
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective use of aerospace/mechanical engineering principles
  • Engineering decision-making and judgement
  • Critical thinking and risk management
  • Problem solving and mathematical reasoning       
  • Effective planning and project organizing
  • Computer literacy with Microsoft Office and AutoCAD and SolidWorks
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Responsible for certification of avionics/electrical equipment and systems in Part 23/25/27/29 aircraft.
  • Make findings of compliance against avionics/electrical certification standards within the TC scope of delegation.
  • Review and approve design, operation, and engineering documents.
  • Conduct Engineering Conformity Inspections.
  • Witness ground and flight certification tests.
  • Ensure all design and administrative paperwork related to project certification is maintained in accordance with the company DAPM and Engineering Procedures Manual.
  • Liaise with TC and/or foreign CAA staff as required.
  • Liaise with customers and suppliers as the technical contact when required.
  • Support other departments such as MRO, Avionics, Sales, and Customer Support.
  • Mentor junior design/engineering staff to assist their knowledge and skills growth.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Engineering or Head of Airworthiness.
Key Performance Indicators
  • Adherence to regulatory requirements and company policies. 
  • Maintenance of the necessary knowledge and technical competency required to carry out assigned tasks.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and constructively with colleagues and customers.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of productivity without sacrificing quality.
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment and decision making.
  • Ability to identify, analyze, and solve technical and regulatory problems.
  • Ability to project a professional appearance and demeanor in all interactions and represent the company in a positive light. 
  • Ability to manage project tasks in a logical and organized fashion with clear documentation.
  • Currently, or within the previous 12 months, hold a TC airworthiness delegation (AP within another company or DAR) and be eligible to be delegated as an avionics/electrical AP within the Avmax DAO.
  • Bachelor’s degree in aerospace or electrical engineering (other qualifications may be considered).
  • Advanced job-related degrees an asset.
  • P. Eng or equivalent in a related engineering field preferred.
  • Possess a strong knowledge of aircraft certification procedures.
  • Possess a strong knowledge of avionics and electrical systems.
  • Familiar with FAR part 23 and 25 aircraft. Part 27 and 29 helicopters is an asset.
  • Must be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office suite. CAD software is an asset (AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks preferred).
  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally for work.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate in English (both written and verbal).
  • Minimum 1 year of experience as a TC delegate person.
  • Minimum 7 years of aircraft certification experience with responsibilities covering the design and certification of avionics/electrical modifications.
  • Minimum 10 years of related aviation engineering experience, preference given to those with recent experience with Part 25 aircraft.
  • Demonstrated capability and competency in field of expertise.
Avionics/Electrical Engineer - Calgary, AB
Salary: $110,000 - $125,000 DOE
Relocation Offered

More Details
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Calgary , AB , Canada
Experience Required: Mid-Senior Level
Date Published: 08 Oct 2019
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