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Aircraft Technician (AVN/AME-M) - Trenton

Requisition #2326494
Job LocationCanada-Ontario-Trenton
Job StreamAviation Engine & Component Specialists
Job TypePermanent, Full-Time
Number of Positions2
Start Date of Employment ASAP
Posting Date03-Jan-2020
Travel RequiredNot Required
Educational RequirementsTechnical Certificate
Languages RequiredEnglish
Security Clearance RequiredEnhanced
Job Description

“Cascade Aerospace is one of Canada’s leading specialty aerospace and defence contractors- a place where we do cool things for great customers!” We invite you to consider a career with us- come, experience our creative, innovative, and performance-based company!


As an experienced Aircraft Mechanic Technician (AVN or AME-M), you will perform aircraft maintenance, repairs and overhaul applicable to your trade on the Canadian Forces CC130J aircraft and complete the associated documentation in accordance with Canadian Forces and industry standards as well as Cascade Aerospace policies and procedures.


  • Strive to consistently act in a manner which reflects Cascade Aerospace’s culture and values;
  • Ensure all repairs/modifications and inspection tasks are performed in accordance with the customer’s check package, Transport Canada Regulations (CARS), Technical Airworthiness Manual (TAM), Quality Control Procedures (QCP), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Process Standards (CPS), all maintenance, manufacturing and policy manuals, and scope of their certification authority;
  • Ensure the return of the customer aircraft in safe and serviceable condition by performing all work tasks in accordance with applicable manuals;
  • Ensure all paperwork, documentation and reporting associated with a repair is completed accurately and in accordance with Transport Canada Regulations (CARS), Technical Airworthiness Manual (TAM), Quality Control Procedures (QCP), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Process Standards (CPS), all maintenance, manufacturing and policy manuals;
  • Provide coaching and leadership to junior technicians to ensure work tasks are performed efficiently and accurately, and appropriate skills to progress in the trade are developed;
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • Excellent communication skills verbal and written;
  • Basic Computer Skills: word processing, spreadsheet and database programs;
  • Specific skill and knowledge in performing manufacturing, maintenance, repair and modification of aircraft or systems and components in the areas of any of the following trades: Mechanics, Avionics, Structures, or Composites;
  • Ability to ensure that approved standards of Quality Control are maintained;
  • Safe work practices and techniques;
  • Proven ability to use supervisory techniques, including the ability to establish work standards, provide coaching and motivate staff;
  • Proven ability to communicate in a constructive manner; explaining processes, negotiating around difficult areas and providing a positive working environment;
  • Proven ability to manage labour hours and work flow to enhance productivity.


  • Certificate in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering;
  • 4+ years experience performing heavy maintenance on a variety of aircrafts;
  • Approval by Transport Canada for an AME M2 license or DND equivalent certification / authorization levels;
  • Aircraft Maintenance / Aerospace / CC130 B-H & J Aircraft DND / Military are considered an asset;
  • Currently hold or capable of getting a Secret Security Clearance.


  • Employee retention and engagement is important to Cascade, we value our employees;
  • Competitive salary, Extended benefits, STD, LTD, and Employee Resilience Program (all 100% paid by Cascade) are offered after 3 months employment;
  • Pension matching;
  • 3 weeks paid vacation;
  • ATO (approved training organization) provides Endorsement (type) training & development.



Cascade Aerospace Inc. is a dynamic, privately-held Canadian specialty aerospace and defence contractor focused on providing long-term integrated aircraft support programs for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), military, government and commercial customers.


All employees are encouraged to realize their true potential and play an active role in fostering an environment of safety, quality, customer satisfaction and continuous improvement. We are a diverse organization that strives to be respectful and inclusive of everyone and to treat employees fairly and equally.


At Cascade Aerospace we strongly believe in the value of teaming - with our employees, our customers, our suppliers, and our communities. It is by "Teaming with the best" and working collaboratively with our many partners that we are able to offer custom-tailored solutions for each customer's unique requirements. Our value proposition is that we build enduring customer relationships, and our strategic focus is customer satisfaction. It is a driver in all our decisions.


Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve.  Cascade Aerospace has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on either your application form, covering letter or resume.