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Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Permanent)


Winnipeg, MB, CA, R3J 3Y9

Onsite or Hybrid: 

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Permanent)

Winnipeg, MB


Expected Salary: $67,259  to $100,889


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


We are currently recruiting for an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) based in our Winnipeg, Manitoba maintenance facility. The AME is responsible to the Chief Engineer and Person Responsible for Maintenance (PRM) for the completion of the maintenance and repair tasks which are assigned to them.


The work schedule for this position varies seasonally, based on either the Operating Season or the Winter Maintenance Program, where:


Operating Season generally runs from April 1st to October 1st:


  • AME crews are deployed to one of our operating bases in YGM, YQD or YTH
  • Occasional deployments out of province to support wildfire suppression efforts
  • Work schedule is generally two-weeks on and two-weeks off (variable)
  • Travel between Winnipeg and site is paid


Winter Maintenance Program generally runs from October 1st to April 1st


  • AME crews work from our hangar at YWG
  • Working hours are generally daytime shifts Monday to Friday
  • Paid time-off during Christmas to New Year office closure
  • Overtime as required to meet April 1st deployment deadline


In this role, you will:


  • Maintain CL215/CL415 Water Bomber Aircraft and Twin-Commander AC690’s
  • Maintain, adjust, modify, test, diagnose, and repair aircraft mechanical or structural systems
  • Work with specialized aviation and power tools, computers and diagnostic equipment 
  • Conduct scheduled maintenance tasks
  • Mentor AME apprentices
  • 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 Personal Protective Equipment (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
  • 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


The ideal candidate brings:


  • Must hold a valid M1 and/or M2 AME license
  • Experience with CL-215/CL-415 aircraft is an asset
  • Experience with Garrett Turbine powered aircraft is an asset
  • Have demonstrated experience utilizing 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 space
  • Have ability to work at heights
  • Have the ability to obtain and maintain Airport Restricted Area Identity Care (RAIC) and ITAR Clearance 
  • Have or can obtain a Canadian passport
  • Hold a valid driver’s license



Applicants, please apply online at


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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