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AME Crew Chief (Permanent)


Winnipeg, MB, CA, R3J 3Y9

Onsite or Hybrid: 

AME Crew Chief (Permanent)

Winnipeg, Manitoba 


Expected Salary: $67,259.00 to $100,889.00


Underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, asset management, and specialist training, Babcock International works with customers around the world to improve the capability, reliability, and availability of their most critical assets within the key market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear.


In Canada, Babcock works in the Marine sector, where our teams provide critical and complex support to Canada’s submarine fleet. Our Canadian team is proud to be trusted to deliver key naval in-service support for the Royal Canadian Navy. We also operate in the Aviation sector, where Babcock ensures that the aircrew trainees of our partner nations receive the world’s best flying training. We deliver vital aerial emergency services and are proud to have been selected by the Government of Manitoba to deliver their wildfire suppression services, as well as key components of their critical air ambulance services.


Whether it is providing technical training instruction, developing training materials or maintaining critical training assets, Babcock is trusted by its customers to deliver world-class training solutions.


Babcock’s Purpose is to create a safe and secure world, together. Our Principles create the foundation for how we will do this. They keep us on the right course, unify the way we work and guide us towards success. By thinking, connecting, and acting in line with these Principles, we’ll deliver better outcomes for our Culture, Customers and Communities. Collectively at Babcock, our employees embody the Principles that help make us great at what we do:


  • Challenge the status quo, Be Curious, and ask, ‘how might we?’
  • Whenever measuring success, Think: Outcomes and positive impacts.
  • Be Kind to ourselves, each other, and our planet.
  • Babcock employees Collaborate – we are greater than the sum of our parts,
  • Be Courageous – be brave, ambitious, and determined.
  • Everyone has a part to play - Own and Deliver to be successful.


We encourage you to explore our Babcock Canada website to learn more about us at


In this role, you will:


  • Supervise Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (AMEs) and Apprentices.
  • Lead a team working on CL Water Bomber Aircraft and Commander 690 Aircraft as well as other aircraft as needed
  • Maintain, adjust, modify, test, diagnose, and repair an aircraft’s mechanical or structural systems.
  • Work with specialized aviation and power tools, computers and diagnostic equipment.
  • Conduct scheduled maintenance tasks.
  • Keep timely and accurate records of the repair and maintenance activities that were conducted.
  • Carefully observe all procedures, rules and regulations when performing any task.
  • Be thoroughly familiar with, and put to use, safety procedures and safe work practices.
  • Use the appropriate PPE for tasks/jobs.
  • Maintain a clean and productive work area.
  • Work efficiently alone and as part of a team.
  • Read, understand and adhere to the Safety & Health Policy Statement, Company Occupational Health & Safety Manual, Company Policies and Procedures, and the MPM.
  • Utilize the company reporting system to report any hazard, incident or accident.
  • Enter labour in the labour tracking system accurately for all tasks performed.
  • Perform work in accordance with all Transport Canada guidelines and the MPM.
  • Other duties as assigned.


The ideal candidate brings:


  • Must hold a valid M1 and/or M2 AME license
  • Experience with CL-215/CL-415 aircraft is an asset
  • At least 2 years of experience supervising and leading a crew or staff
  • Experience with Garrett Turbine powered aircraft is an asset
  • Have demonstrated experience working on WinAir or other similar maintenance programs
  • Have good organizational skills
  • Are proficient in English, written and spoken
  • Have the physical ability to sit or crouch for extended periods
  • Have the physical ability to walk and/or stand for extended periods
  • Have physical dexterity to allow working in confined spaces
  • The ability and willingness to work shift work.
  • Have ability to work at heights

  • You are eligible for an Airport Restsricted Area Identity Card (RAIC) and ITAR Clearance

  • Have or can obtain a Canadian passport
  • Hold a valid drivers license


Babcock Canada supports the safety and wellbeing of our employees through the following programs:


  • Contributions towards an employee’s physical and mental health
  • Wellness days
  • Supportive work life balance: flexible work schedule and competitive annual vacation time off
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits
  • Pregnancy and Parental Leave top-up available
  • Employer matching of employee retirement contribution
  • Employee recognition and bonus programs
  • Support of professional development and reimbursement of membership dues
  • Relocation assistance for individuals and families


Babcock is committed to promoting a workforce without boundaries. One that welcomes everyone to contribute to our success regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or age. If you require accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know how we can assist you.


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