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Avionics Engineer

PAL Aerospace - 36 Jobs
Halifax, NS | Vaughan, ON | Winnipeg, MB | Ottawa, ON | St. John's, NL | Montreal, QC
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Inspired by Challenge. Opportunity with Reward. Committed to Community.
These are the pillars on which PAL Aerospace is built. We operate on a foundation of innovation - it's at the core of our business, in everything we do. We've spent forty years building a strong reputation centered around our 'can-do' attitude, creating customized, cutting-edge solutions for our clients at home and abroad.

When you think of a Canada-born aviation success story, PAL Aerospace Engineering ranks high on the list. Headquartered in Vaughan, ON, PAL Aerospace Engineering (formerly DECA Aviation) works with internal and external clients to create readymade solutions and turnkey engineering and design that push the boundary of innovation. We're a proud company of the Exchange Income Corporation (TSX:EIF) giving us the opportunity to work with internal clients across Canada, while maintaining a growing portfolio across the globe.

PAL Aerospace is currently seeking qualified applications for Avionics Engineer. We are recruiting for multiple positions, and open to all experience levels.With flexibility in mind, we welcome candidates throughout Ontario, and the Atlantic Provinces to apply. Our employees can work from any of our PAL offices throughout Eastern Canada. PAL Aerospace supports a flexible hybrid work model.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work on individual projects or as part of a group in all areas of aircraft modification and repair projects for wide range of aircraft from normal through transport category fixed and rotary wing.
  • Support in interfacing directly with customers, equipment suppliers, TCCA/FAA/EASA and subcontractors in support of project requirements
  • Perform on-site installation surveys as required
  • Effectively communicate with on-site installation team during modification
  • Manage Engineering design changes during installation
  • Participate in and witness Flight/Ground/EMI testing
  • Preparation of engineering and airworthiness documentation from modification conceptualization to final approval:
    • Engineering analysis and reports, primarily in areas of avionics
    • Airworthiness approval documentation
    • Airworthiness compliance reports
    • Design models and engineering drawings for various aircraft modifications
    • Technical publications such as maintenance manual supplements, Instructions for continued airworthiness, flight manual supplements, etc.
    • Ground and flight test plans, analysis, and reports
  • Other duties as assigned


We welcome applicants who have some of the following skills & qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree in electrical engineering (preferably with a focus in Aerospace), a minimum of 3 years work experience in a technical role supporting aircraft development and or modifications related to avionics system, or any combination of education and relevant work experience applicable to the industry - (taking three bullets and turning them into one - would that work?)
  • Knowledge and experience in civil avionics and electrical systems
  • Knowledge of airworthiness regulations and standards from Transport Canada, FAA or EASA
  • Experience in preparation of engineering reports
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

Here are some items we consider to be great assets:

  • Experience with aircraft maintenance procedures such as AMM, WDM, IPC, scheduled maintenance, test procedures, test equipment, safety practices, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience with Functional Hazard Assessments, Systems Safety, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis
  • Knowledge and experience with environmental qualifications such as DO-160
  • Proficient with use of electrical drafting in AutoCAD
  • Experience in Design Approval Organization (DAO) activities

Here is what will help make you successful in the role:

  • Excellent problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate in a team environment with strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organization and time management capabilities to be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal communication, writing and publication skills with strong attention to detail.

What PAL Aerospace offers you:

  • Personal travel privileges with PAL and interline agreements with other airlines
  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Employee Tuition Assistance Program
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • PAL days

PAL Aerospace is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment that celebrates and encourages diversity, equity, and inclusion whereby individuals are recognized, supported, and respected. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.


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About PAL Aerospace

About PAL Aerospace

Inspired by Challenge. Opportunity with Reward. Committed to Community.

These are the pillars on which PAL Aerospace is built. We operate on a foundation of innovation – it’s at the core of our business, in everything we do. We’ve spent forty years building a strong reputation centered around our ‘can-do’ attitude, creating customized, cutting edge solutions for our clients at home and abroad.

If you were to measure the cool factor of working at PAL Aerospace, you might be surprised – as one of the best kept secrets in the local market, we work with teams who are building one-of-a-kind aircraft, technology and engineering design to support clients from one corner of the world to the other.

To say our team is diverse would be an understatement. We have the unique opportunity to hire talent across a wide range of professions – from pilots, to mechanics, accountants, graphic designers, ice observers and more. It is that very diversity that allows us as an organization to be successful. As a team member at PAL Aerospace, you truly can Chart Your Course through countless opportunities, rewards and initiatives.

Our PAL organization, is home to the PAL Aerospace business unit, as well as PAL Airlines, Air Borealis, PAL LLC, CarteNav Solutions, PAL Aviation Services, Atlantic Avionics and Moncton Flight College. Employing nearly 1,400 PALs worldwide, the success of our organization is a direct result of our team's drive, commitment and passion.

PAL Aerospace is proud to be recognized as an 2020 Atlantic Canada Top Employer, for the second consecutive year. Interested in learning how you can become our newest PAL? Check out the opportunities below, or visit our recruitment portal at any time, Careers at PAL

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