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Calian Group Ltd: Intermediate Life Cycle Management Specialist (Transportation Resource Management)

Last Updated: May 12th, 2023

Position Overview

Calian is looking for an Intermediate Life Cycle Management Specialist (LCMS) to provide quality assurance related activities and on-site management support for the repair and overhaul or manufacturing of military components, equipment and systems.



  • Perform government quality surveillance, verification and validation activities in accordance with the department’s assessment of project risk;
  • Review quality management procedures and Inspection and Test Plan (ITP) and, if necessary, make recommendations to the Quality Assurance Manager (QAM) for amendments;
  • Take resolute action to identify situations of non-compliance and recommend corrective action to the QAM to prevent their recurrence, as detailed in the Quality Management System (QMS);
  • Perform the following administration activities:
    • Review and make recommendations to the QAM on work progress;
    • Review and prepare documentation, for the QAM, in response to scheduled and unscheduled reports, returns and observations;
    • Assist the QAM and the lead Quality Assurance Representative (QAR) during meetings and technical negotiations with the 3rd party Contractor;
    • Interface with the Quality Management staff of the 3rd party Contractor;
    • Perform documentation management of specifications; and
    • Maintain Quality Assurance (QA) files (surveillance activity records and documentation).
  • Provide support by conducting the following activities:
    • Interpreting drawings and specifications;
    • Researching defects and arisings for inclusion in the specifications;
    • Witnessing tests;
    • Processing of design changes, deviations and waivers;
    • Identifying substitute items;
    • Verifying materials lists; and
    • Planning and conducting System, Process and Product audits.



  • Must currently hold or be eligible for Secret (Level II) Clearance with the Government of Canada
  • Must have completed a minimum of 2 years of a technical program (e.g., Aerospace, Electrical, Electronic, Industrial, Manufacturing, Marine, Mechanical, Metallurgical, or Transportation) OR is qualified as a Canadian Armed Forces Trained Technician to the QL 6B trade level in any element domain (Army, Air Force or Navy)
  • Minimum of five (5) years of work experience within the last ten (10) years in in the field of transport resource management as a Life Cycle Management Specialist
  • Minimum of two (2) years of work experience within the last eight (8) years conducting Quality Assurance activities applying the principles of the ISO 9000 family of Quality Assurance standards