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StandardAero: Technician/Mechanic

Last Updated: Jun 22nd, 2022

Nature & Scope of Position

This position is considered to be the core business activity within the company and contains a number of different tasks. A fully trained Mechanic is able to complete to a certain degree, tasks related to the cleaning, assembly, disassembly, inspection, balancing, airflow and test of a gas turbine engine in accordance with the manufacturer specification and company procedures.

Position Accountabilities

  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment
  • Conduct all work in accordance with company policies, quality procedures, manufactures and customer specification and industry regulation
  • Complete all documents related to the work being performed
  • Receive incoming gas turbine engines
  • Disassemble engines as required
  • Visually inspect (and detail inspect for temporary periods) engine parts
  • Perform borescope inspections on engines
  • Balance rotating components
  • Assemble main engine, modules and all sub-assemblies
  • Flow test of individual components and assemblies
  • Test engines and components
  • Prepare engine for dispatch
  • Health & Safety
    • All employees have the responsibility to participate in programs aimed at improving health & safety and the environment.
    • This can be achieved by identifying hazards and risks, preventing pollution to the environment, complying with all provincial and federal regulations, and promoting continuous improvement to meet and exceed established goals and objectives.


  • Completion of grade 12 or equivalent
  • Post-secondary education or equivalent work experience is considered an asset
  • Preference will be given to individuals with education in the aerospace industry
  • Experience as a Mechanic is an asset, with preference being given to individuals who have work experience on the PT6A, PW100 or JT15D engines
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to use basic hand tools
  • Ability to use and care for precision measuring and torqueing devices
  • Familiarity with Company quality procedures and documentation including process documentation, parts routing procedures, engineering repair instructions, detailed work instructions and non-conformance report system
  • Working knowledge of Pratt & Whitney Canada publications and work instructions including overhaul and maintenance manuals, parts catalogues and service bulletins considered an asset

Working Environment

An individual in this capacity must be aware the position will involve:

A requirement to be physically fit and posses sufficient strength to safely maneuver all parts requiring processing (using available hoists, etc.) without risk of personal injury or damage to the parts

Must be willing to walk to various areas of the facility throughout the day

Weight Handling: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently.

Tools and Equipment: PPE required i.e. safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves and any other PPR that is required to perform tasks in the area.

Work Conditions and Physical Abilities: Combination of standing, pulling, bending, crouching, walking, lifting, reaching, pushing, grasping, sitting, working with computers, operating a forklift and using specialty tools.

Worksite Environment: Working sometimes in a shop environment that contains humidity, chemicals and odors.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including paid time off, health and dental coverage, pension plan, wellness incentives and much more!

We have a friendly, team work environment and we invite all interested candidates to apply.