Co-op - Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) or Engineering - 8 Months - Winter

Posted Date 1 month ago(9/8/2021 9:49 AM)
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Project/Program Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada has a requirement for an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) or engineering CO-OP to support the acceptance of three new Beechcraft King-Air 350 ER aircraft and to help facilitate transition to In-Service Support (ISS). The successful candidate will support GDMS-C and Voyageur Aviation Corp. in the acceptance and transition to service of the aircraft, supporting materials, and attendant ground training and integration systems.


The responsibilities and range of activities will vary, but in general will include:

  • Support the provisioning of aircraft data and supporting materials into the prescribed aircraft record keeping system.
  • Review materials received by Canada and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and identify of any support gaps.
  • Support the project management team in the collection, control, and management of data required to repair or modify the MAISR aircraft, its Prime Mission Equipment (PME), and related on-site training equipment.
  • Support meetings and working groups between GDMS-C, Voyageur Aircraft Corp., and Canada
  • Support logistics and lifecycle analyses including the identification of required spares and support equipment.
  • Support the authoring and delivery of timed and ad hoc reports, data, or minutes to Canada
  • Support the project management team in developing and delivering the material required to achieve the prescribed System Readiness Verification (SRV) gates.
  • Support the development of training data for PME and ground systems.
  • Support the development of technical publications.
  • Provide materiel management support.
  • Support aircraft maintenance and airworthiness teams in collecting, developing, and managing aircraft data to ensure the aircraft and supporting maintenance and airworthiness programs support the acceptance of the aircraft by Canada and transition to ISS.


  • Currently enrolled in an AME, engineering, or equivalent program at a Canadian college or university.
  • A systems thinker with the ability to approach aircraft and aircraft support as a system of systems.
  • Detail oriented with a strong focus on accuracy, configuration control, and system safety.
  • Understanding of basic aircraft systems is desirable.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment, with minimum supervision.
  • Enthusiastic contributor, willing to learn new skills and take on ownership of work.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong problem solving and root cause analysis skills.

Must be able to obtain and maintain Canadian Security Clearance and a positive Controlled Goods Assessment. Eligibility to work in Canada either as a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident.

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. We believe in maintaining a diverse workplace – inclusive of beliefs, cultural background, job experiences, thoughts and ideas. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we welcome you to join our inclusive team! We will work with you around any workplace accommodation required during our application process. If you require accommodation or have questions, please contact Human Resources via

Our Company Benefits
We pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose, offering impressive benefits:

  • A compressed nine-day fortnight and compressed hours – which means every other Friday off
  • A personalized career development plan, alongside regular progress reviews - supporting and valuing your progression within the Company
  • A flexible working environment where your contributions are recognized and rewarded with flexible benefits


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