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Location: CALGARY, AB Category: Engineering
Status: Temporary/Contract Reference: ca_en_3_016563_8340
Posted: November 23,2016 Salary: N/A

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This a Calgary based permanent position.

The Project Technologist (Avionics / Electrical / Ground & Flight Test) will be responsible for providing project management and technologist support to a variety of aeronautical engineering projects

Responsibilities of the Project Technologist:

Work as part of a team conducting aircraft aeronautical certification and aeronautical product development activities.
Work independently in the planning and conducting of the organizations engineering projects, with specialization in aircraft level avionics and electrical system design, integration and testing.
Provide engineering avionics support to aeronautical, military engineering, and automation / PLC personnel based in Canada; support senior technologist and engineering personnel in various design, integration, testing, and certification activities.
Provide avionics engineering design.
Liaison with Transport Canada aircraft certification and inspection personnel as required.
Liaison with clients and prospective clients in the aeronautical areas.
Liaison with suppliers and prospective suppliers.
Assist project personnel in the preparation of proposals in response to client enquiries and government requests for proposals.
Prepare technical engineering reports and test plans as required by projects and contracts.
Develop design concepts for various aircraft modifications; prepare engineering reports including avionics interconnect drawings, avionics installation drawings, wire harness design and drawings and aircraft systems substantiations.
Prepare complex designs and CAD drawings (layout, assembly, fabrication details) for aircraft electrical and avionics modifications.


The successful candidate will have 2-5 years relevant experience preferred.

Graduate of an accredited technical school as an electronics or avionics or electrical engineering technologist; graduates of accredited university engineering programs with relevant experience and candidates with relevant and demonstrated experience who are not graduates of an accredited program may also be considered.
Eligibility for registration with the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET) (or other equivalent provincial body) and eligibility for, or willingness to qualify for registration as a Certified Engineering Technologist.
Candidates with two years or more aircraft electrical systems / avionics systems design and/or integration experience preferred.
Some knowledge of Transport Canada, FAA or European aircraft design standards and certification processes is an asset.
Experience in one of the following areas is essential;
Working knowledge in the preparation of aircraft electrical system or avionics wiring diagrams or interconnect diagrams.
Experience in working with avionics system or electrical system installation and maintenance manuals.
Experience in the integration of avionics systems on fixed or rotary wing aircraft.
Familiarity with and working knowledge of aeronautical and military specifications, hardware and equipment including wiring, cable and connector specifications.
Experience in Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) using AutoCAD®, Inventor or similar software.
Experience in installation function testing of avionics systems.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office or Corel WordPerfect Office Suite software including word processor and spreadsheet applications.
Experience in the preparation of technical reports.
Experience in the preparation of ground and flight test plans.

Qualified candidates interested in the Project Technologist job Calgary, AB. Please apply online at

We thank all applicants however, due to volume, only those moving forward in the recruitment process will be contacted; your resume will be added to our database for consideration of future opportunities.

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