Position Title: Fleet Specialist Engineer
Department: Maintenance
Location: Toronto
Date: August  2019
Shift Type:  Permanent Full Time, Monday - Friday with weekends and evenings as necessary
Reports to: Director of Engineering

The Fleet Specialist Engineer reports to the Director of Engineering and has the following duties and responsibilities:


Oversight of  Fleet FHDB and EMU faults and analysis
  • Monitor Fleet E175 FHDB reports plus provide notification to MOC and provide OEM recommendations for FHDB fault rectifications plus create task cards and follow-up for timely rectifications.
  • Carry out any needed follow out investigation to ensure rectifications have been carried out in a timely manner. 
  • Provide Avionics and electrical system troubleshooting support to MOC and Maintenance personnel for Repeat defects and faults.
  • Liaise with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) for obtaining specific recommendations and requirements plus approved repairs;
Reliability & Maintenance Program
  • Carry out support for ERJ 175 maintenance program amendments and task research in accordance with Section 5 of this manual and DPD-315;
  • Carry out maintenance task card development support (MTI’s.
  • Assist in maintenance program/task evaluations for effectiveness.
  • Provide reliability recommendation input to the reliability board for the quarterly reliability reports for ERJ 175 aircraft and participate in the quarterly reliability meetings.
Safety & Regulatory
  • Comply with company training requirements as identified in company MCM and procedures manuals;
  • Completion and submission of SDR reports to Transport Canada when required as a backup to the fleet engineer.
  • Monitor and advise management on all aircraft maintenance activities which may have an impact on safety and ensure closure of reports;
  • Identify safety deficiencies and make suggestions for corrective action and assist with the implementation;
  • Support SMS investigations and report on incidents/accidents and make recommendations to prevent a recurrence;
  • Attend safety committee meetings when request by SMS committee;
  • Utilization of the SMS reporting program and adherence to the Safety Policy as well as investigate SMS reports when required;
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of Transport Canada, Federal Aviation regulations and IOSA.
Communication & Manuals
  • Attend internal production meetings and provide technical troubleshooting support, solutions, repairs, and recommendations to MOC and the Maintenance Department on Company aircraft;
  • Monitoring of MEL’s in coordination with MOC for timely rectification and identification of repeat defect trends and providing corrective action recommendations;
  • Develops maintenance process enhancements when assigned by the DOE;
  • Backup support for  the Embraer data reports as assigned by the DOE;
  • MEL amendment support when assigned by the DOE.
Technical Duties
  • Backup support for Weight and Balance amendments and Damage chart updates;
  • Carry out regular reviews of OEM data (Service Letters, software updates, and related data) for assessment and recommendations on company aircraft;
  • When required, develop and prepare Engineering Orders (EOs), TSIB, MMIB, MTI’s, Work Order Task Cards, and associated compliance instructions as directed by the DOE;
  • Provide Avionics and Technical support to MOC;
  • Maintain a working technical and Avionics knowledge of the ERJ 175 plus applicable regulations;
  • Assist in the monthly compiling, analysis, and development of maintenance program recommendations/corrective actions in support of the reliability program and trends for maintenance.
Cost Saving Strategies
  • Provide recommendations and cost savings strategies based on reliability analysis;
  • Ensure that all maintenance cost savings initiatives recommendations are provided to the VPM and DOE.
  • Other duties as assigned to support the operation.
  • Must possess an undergraduate degree at either a college/university level;
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of Transport Canada Canadian Aviation Regulations (CAR’s) and Company policy and related procedures;
  • Technical Support or equivalent experience in either an operator of turbine powered aircraft or with an AMO with a minimum of five (5) years to ten (10) years’ work related experience;
  • Minimum three (3) years previous supervisory experience;
  • Preference will be given to candidates who hold an AME Licence M2 and Avionics experience;
  • Hands on experience on ERJ-175 aircraft an asset;
  • Experience working on TRAX maintenance system would be considered an asset;
  • Recognize conflicting situations as they arise and determine appropriate responses. Take ownership of decisions and ensure follow-up for effective corrective actions;
  • Support the proactive monitoring of risks and determine acceptable risk tolerances;
  • Analyze and comprehend operational and organizational goals and strategies developed by others.  Use understanding of business model to add value at meetings and cost savings plus effective motivation ;
  • Actively increases one’s own knowledge/awareness of the business and competitive environment to determine long-term issues, problems or opportunities with resolutions;
  • Ensures contingency plans exist for problems and situations that might occur.
  • Support the structure and/or operation of the department or organization to better meet long-term objectives.
  • Management skills – ability to prioritize, plan, cost analyze/prepare budgets, and make improvement recommendations to the department;
  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively with others and peers;
  • Effective communication skills;
  • Demonstrated success in multi-tasking during high stress situations with minimal supervision;
  • Proven ability to work independently in a fast paced dynamic environment;
  • Highly proficient in computer literacy and comfort with technological learning;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and initiative;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Authorized to live and work in Canada and obtain a Transport Canada Restricted Area Pass.

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Sky Regional Airlines adheres to equitable hiring, employment and promotion practices. We therefore encourage applications from Aboriginal peoples, women, members of a visible minority and persons with a disability. We strive to meet the accommodation needs of persons with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs for accommodation known in advance during the application process.


Department: Maintenance
This is a full time position

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