Viking Air Limited
  • 05-Nov-2018 to 01-May-2019 (PST)
  • Calgary, AB, CAN
  • Full Time

Viking is seeking an experienced Structures Engineer to join the Customer Service and Product Support (CSPS) division in Calgary.

Viking Air Limited is the global leader providing support and services, and manufacturing of utility, specialty, and fire-fighting aircraft.  Viking provides OEM support for the global fleet of de Havilland DHC-1 through DHC-7 and the Bombardier CL-215, 215T and 415 aircraft.

The Structures Engineer provides world class service developing structural repairs and supporting the development of design changes for customers, operators and maintainers. The role also requires the development of structural analysis, participation in the certification activities, and support of technical and continuing airworthiness matters.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Engineering Support & Repair Design Development: Provide world class service supporting customers, operators, maintainers, and Viking staff requests for structural repairs and engineering support services. Develop REOs and associated structural analysis demonstrating compliance with airworthiness requirements.  Coordinate the approval of REOs and analysis by internal Viking authorities and support of the airworthiness approval as needed. Support the execution of engineering work by others within Viking and external contractors.
  • Modifications & Design Change Projects: Provide engineering services and document development in support of the development and certification of design change projects in accordance with Viking's Engineering and CSPS standards. Support investigations, technical assessments, design concept, estimates, and proposal development.  Perform project planning and performance tracking tasks.
  • Customer Communication: Support communications with Viking's customers and associated organizations.  Respond promptly to customer questions and requests.  Always represent Viking in a professional and courteous manner in every communication with customers or prospective customers.
  • Project Management Activities: Support the management of new and ongoing engineering projects, both in-house and those using our-sourced engineering services, in accordance with company processes and recognized industry practices.
  • DAO Participation: Support the processes of the DAO as required.
  • CAW Support: Where required, support the continuing airworthiness of the Viking fleet by participating in CAW projects and in representing the voice of the customer.
  • R2E / Continual Improvement: Actively participate in the Viking R2E program.  Assist in the development of standard work for all CSPS activities.  Understand metrics that measure key performance parameters.  Strive to achieve world class levels of customer service in every interaction our clients have with Viking.
  • CAW Support: Support Continuing Airworthiness of the DHC fleet by participating in CAW projects and representing the voice of the customer.

EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering.
  • 5 years' experience in aircraft structures design, structural repair design, and structural analysis
  • 3 years' experience supporting airworthiness certification under a TCCA framework
  • Knowledge of aircraft repair and manufacturing practices.
  • Ability to apply sound engineering principles to solve technical problems and participate in process development.
  • Experience with engineering design data development and document revision
  • Experience with engineering change management
  • Experience with engineering project management
  • Ability to read and interpret aircraft engineering drawings and aircraft service manuals and service documents.
  • Experience supporting aircraft in operations and maintenance environments
  • Ability to communicate well orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in teams.
  • Ability to estimate, manage work, adjust priorities to suit demands, track project performance, and report progress and issues.
  • Ability to create documents/data using MS Office programs and AutoCAD are required.  CATIA and SOLIDWORKS are assets.

 We thank all candidates for applying, however; only selected applicants will be contacted.

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