Aircraft Certification and Compliance Manager (12 Month Contract)

Posting Date: 17 June 2019

Location: Ottawa, CA, K1P 5E7

Company: Babcock

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Babcock Canada provides critical and complex support to strategically important assets, infrastructure and training programs primarily in the defence and security environments.


We are a Canadian ISO 9001, 14001 and OHSAS 18001 registered company employing approximately 420 personnel at locations in Halifax, Ottawa, and Victoria. We are trusted to deliver a wide range of services including Program Management, Materiel and Logistic Support, Systems Engineering, Configuration Management and Records Support, Maintenance and Refits, and Information and Knowledge Management.  For more information on Babcock Canada please visit


Within the wider Group, Babcock’s aviation sector delivers critical and vital services in 14 countries around the world. Through our proven experience and unwavering focus on safe and efficient delivery, we are a trusted name in a complex world. Everyday lives, livelihoods, safety and security depend on the operations we fly and enable. We operate in the emergency services, military air, and oil and gas sectors providing lifesaving search and rescue flights, emergency environmental operations, integrated military engineering, training and facilities services, and critical crew change services in the North Sea.


Babcock Military Air, one of the world’s leading providers of military flying training, is further expanding its operations, and is now building a team capable of pursuing emerging strategic opportunities. We are seeking to recruit an Aircraft Certification and Compliance Manager, based in our Ottawa, ON office. This is a full time, fixed term contract with an initial period of 12 months and will report to the Solution Architect.


The principal tasks and responsibilities include:


  • Responsible for recommending compliant fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft military certification plans and schedules to ensure the timely release to service in accordance with the respective training pipeline plans
  • Drafting and managing all necessary Maintenance Organisation Expositions (MOE)
  • Scoping and drafting all necessary service and training approvals
  • Accountable for all regulatory compliance
  • Responsible for sourcing satisfactory and timely flying training organization approvals
  • Responsible for the Future Aircrew Training (FAcT) Air Safety Management System (ASMS) definition
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with all infrastructure regulations as these pertain to the maintenance and rectification of aircraft
  • Responsible for sourcing all maintenance related MT requirements
  • Collaborating fully with the training pipeline managers and procurement managers in the discussions with aircraft Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs)

Job qualifications and requirements include:


  • Eligible for a Canadian Secret Security clearance
  • Leadership experience in the safe, compliant and profitable management of military aircraft and equipment support services.
  • Leadership experience in the technical management of aircraft maintenance engineering, air safety management and continuing airworthiness.
  • Excellent knowledge of the role and responsibilities of a Design Organization and Type Certificate Holder
  • Excellent knowledge of the aviation regulatory and compliance frameworks for the provision of services to contracted military aviation services
  • Thorough knowledge of Transport Canada and Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) regulations for all aspects of aircraft maintenance, certification, airfield operations and flying operations
  • Strong understanding of integrated logistics support and the generation of optimal, cost-comparative operating models and support solutions
  • Educated to degree level in an engineering discipline; minimum of Professional Engineering designation or equivalent.


How to apply:


Please submit your cover letter and resume online through our LinkedIn posting or through our website at  Babcock Canada internal applicants, please apply directly to the HR Inbox.  Note for Babcock Canada internal applicants, please discuss with your manager prior to submitting your application.


Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements.


We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


If you have a disability which requires an accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know how we can assist you.

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