Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

Posting Date: 09 November 2019

Location: Winnipeg, CA, R3J 1Y9

Company: Babcock

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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 is best known for our work in the Marine sector; providing critical and complex support to Canada’s submarine fleet. We are now expanding our Canadian business into the Aviation sector by providing Aerial Emergency Services to the Province of Manitoba.

Our business relies on our people delivering their best day in and day out. As individuals, we all make a difference to our colleagues, our customers and others who we interact with on a daily basis.  Collectively at Babcock, our employees exude the ‘Being Babcock’ principles that help make us great at what we do:

  • Always strive to deliver
  • Build great relationships based on trust
  • Safeguard customers’ reputation
  • Never compromise on health and safety
  • Challenge ourselves and each other
  • Respect people and value their diversity
  • Thrive on complexity
  • Trust our people to deliver

We are currently recruiting for an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) based in our Winnipeg, Manitoba office. This is permanent full time opportunity (40 hours per week) and will report to the Chief Engineer. The Aircraft Maintenance Engineer is responsible to the Chief Engineer and PRM for the completion of the maintenance and repair tasks which are assigned to them. AMEs are required to possess certain certificates issued by the Ministry of Transport which permits them to certify aircraft as ready for flight and in sound condition.

In this role, you will:

  • Work on CL Water Bomber Aircraft
  • 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 a team
  • Read, understand, and adhere to the:
    • Safety & Health Policy Statement
    • Company Occupational Health & Safety Manual
    • Company Policies and Procedures
  • 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
  • Other duties as assigned

As our ideal candidate, you:

  • Must hold a valid M1 AME license
  • Have 5 years’ experience with M1 Turbine Powered Aircraft
  • Have demonstrated experience working on WinAir or other similar program
  • 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 small spaces


Working Conditions include:

  • Climbing ladders or standing on scaffolds
  • Operating various hangar equipment
  • You may be required to spend long hours on emergency repairs
  • Both indoor and outdoor work required in all types of weather
  • Working at remote bases during the Fire Fighting season

Applicants, please apply online through our LinkedIn posting or through our website at

Given our commitment to employee development across the board, employees enjoy a long and satisfying career at Babcock in an environment that values their contributions, rewards them properly, and is committed to their safety and wellbeing.  Employee benefits may include but are not limited to:

  • Relocation assistance for individuals and families
  • Pregnancy and Parental Leave top-up available
  • Company sponsored continuing education
  • Employee recognition and bonus programs
  • Reimbursement of annual professional membership dues
  • Health and Wellness Program
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits
  • Employer matching of employee retirement contributions
  • Paid vacation that increases with years of service

Babcock is committed to promoting employee equity and building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. If you require accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know how we can assist you.

We welcome your interest in joining the Babcock family.

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