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Fleet/Cabin Avionics Engineer - 26705

Location: DORVAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Nov 18, 2021
Posting End Date: Dec 3, 2021


Job Description


Being part of Air Canada is to become part of an iconic Canadian symbol, recently ranked the best Airline in North America. Let your career take flight by joining our diverse and vibrant team at the leading edge of passenger aviation.
We are seeking a highly skilled Avionics Engineer to join the Air Canada Maintenance (ACM) Fleet Engineering Team. The qualified incumbent will be responsible for in service reliability and airworthiness of aircraft Avionic/Electrical systems.  In addition, the candidate will support the different departments within and outside of Air Canada Maintenance.
Key Functions & Accountabilities:
  • Review, develop and obtain financial approvals for the implementation of Mandatory Airworthiness Requirements and Inspections for Continuous Airworthiness.
  • Review of aircraft out of service / reliability, aircraft and components, identify root cause of failure and identify areas to improve performance and the passenger experience.
  • Develop cost effective engineering solutions with justifications to reduce out-of-services events and improve reliability
  • Accountable to provide technical support to internal customers in terms of new projects, upgrades, cabin avionics system performance & reliability, IFE and connectivity system test and development, etc
  • Represent Engineering during multidiscipline meeting and provide input in area of expertise.
  • Support Safety Investigations of aircraft and components.
  • Contribute to reduction of operational and maintenance cost.
  • Support maintenance program avionics activities


  • Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering or Electrical Engineering recognized by a Canadian university or provincial engineering association.
  • Minimum of 3-year airline engineering experience. 
  • Team player with effective communication skills and strong customer focus.
  • Ability to develop and write clear, concise technical descriptions, instructions, information sheets and reports. 
  • Ability to create engineering drawings including wiring diagrams.
  • Pride in accuracy and good work presentation to the satisfaction of internal customers.
  • Self-starter requiring minimum supervision with good decision making ability.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to co-ordinate details to successful conclusion. 
  • Willingness to be on call and support operations during off business hours at and away from home base, as required by day-to-day needs.
  • Availability to travel overseas for training, industry meetings, etc.
  • Solid knowledge of most commonly used PC software as well as AutoCAD.
  • Must be clear of any restrictions which will prevent entry into other countries
  • Knowledge of Regulatory design certification standards for both Transport Canada and FAA specifications.
  • Knowledge of Integrated Avionic Suite design
  • Knowledge of cabin avionic and IFE systems
  • Knowledge of Software Configuration management
  • Knowledge of aircraft wireless Gate link Technologies
Conditions of Employment:
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the country of interest, at the time any offer of employment is made and seeking any required work permits/visas or other authorizations which may be required is the sole responsibility of the candidates applying for this position.
  • Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination Required
Linguistic Requirements

Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates. 
Diversity and Inclusion
Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.
As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.

Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.