Monday , January 30 2023

Westjet Flight Attendant Jobs – Sr. Fleet Engineer

Website WestJet

Job Description:

The Senior Fleet Engineer reports to the Manager of Fleet Engineering and is responsible for research, planning, implementation and the support of technical changes to aircraft configuration and maintenance program, in their specific assigned areas. These technical changes consist of airframe and component service bulletins, service letters, major and minor modifications, repairs and any other alterations made to aircraft and aeronautical products. The Fleet Engineer is also responsible for program compliance, modification status reporting, as well providing engineering assistance to all applicable teams within Technical Operations and WestJet.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Implement technical changes to the aircraft configuration and maintenance program in accordance with a standardized and comprehensive process to ensure a consistent, compliant product
  • Develop and issue engineering actions with supporting documents, drawings, and manual revisions to accomplish changes to aircraft, powerplant, equipment, avionics, accessories, and appliances as applicable
  • Provide assistance in developing revisions and corrections to Maintenance Programs, together with affected manuals, to meet the requirements of changing circumstances and regulatory requirements
  • Review, incorporate and follow up on all structures related Airworthiness Directives and Service Bulletins on WestJet fleet to ensure that all mandatory and non-mandatory modifications are properly assessed, decided and complied with in a timely manner to maintain aircraft airworthiness and safety standard.
  • Review structural related damages, provide guidance and repair proposals/solutions.
  • Provide support for aircraft at heavy maintenance MRO, as well as coordinate with repair service providers
  • Provide detailed engineering assistance to the Technical Services group as required, this includes working with vendors and OEM’s to drive new solutions
  • Develop procedures and specifications to extend the useful life of the aircraft and/or components
  • Investigate problems and proposed modifications initiated by the requester, evaluate potential merits and provide or recommend solutions
  • Attend industry meetings to learn new technical developments and maintain proficiency in their field of engineering. Stay current with other operator’s and industry experience/current best practices
  • Provide operational and technical support across the entire airline, as well as regulatory and compliance coordination with internal customers
  • Ensure compliance with the regulatory requirements of the ageing aircraft programs (repair assessment, corrosion prevention and control, etc.)
  • Continual review of up-to-date OEM service data applicable to assigned areas with the intent to ensure a safe, compliant and reliable fleet. All pertinent findings to be distributed and considered for implementation

Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to obtain an Airport Restricted Area Pass issued by Transport Canada;
  • AME, M, E or S license of a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Aerospace, Mechanical, or Electrical) and a minimum of 3 years experience working in an airline maintenance or engineering environment
  • Strong aircraft technical knowledge and/or experience
  • Experience with TRAX considered an asset
  • Microsoft O365 application fluency (Outlook, Teams, Planner, SharePoint, OneDrive)
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and manage projects to successful completion on tight timeframes
  • Proven planning and organizational skills as well as attention to detail
  • High degree of interpersonal and communication proficiency, including written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment with multiple cross departmental stakeholders
  • Experience with Boeing 737 NG, 737 Max, and 787 aircraft considered an asset
  • Ability to understand and apply a wide variety of service, maintenance, engineering and repair documentation
  • Experience with technical change implementation to aircraft configuration
  • Ability to create engineering controls and task cards within Computerized Maintenance Tracking System (CMTS)

Job Details:

Company: WestJet

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Calgary, AB, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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