Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

Photo by Pandu Agus Wismoyo on Unsplash
Photo by Pandu Agus Wismoyo on Unsplash


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Aircraft maintenance engineers are responsible for the ensuring the success and integrity of operations to inspect, test, repair and overhaul airframes, engines and associated systems for airplanes and other aircraft.

Work type:


Most likely to work in:

Newfoundland & Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick

Most employees have:

Bachelor's Degree


Aircraft Maintenance Engineer License (Category M1 or M2)

What you do

An Aircraft Maintenance Engineer performs some or all of the following duties:

  • Troubleshoot aircraft structural, mechanical or hydraulic systems to identify problems and adjust and repair systems according to specifications, technical drawings, manuals and established procedures
  • Install or modify aircraft engines, mechanical, hydraulic, flight control, fuel and pneumatic systems
  • Perform and document scheduled and unscheduled maintenance as per Transport Canada requirements
  • Dismantle airframes, aircraft engines or other aircraft systems for repair, overhaul, cleaning, and reassemble
  • Repair and overhaul aircraft structural, mechanical or hydraulic systems

What you need

  • Ability to perform under pressure
  • Sound troubleshooting skills and good analytical skills
  • Strong interest in learning and respecting procedures.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (English/French)
  • Ability to interpret technical instructions and drawings

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