Technical Flight Inspector Job at Nav Canada Ottawa, ON

Job Posting Title Technical Flight Inspector

Job Category Flight Operations

Language Requirements English / Anglais

Posting Start Date 2022-09-21

Posting End Date 2022-10-11

Job Grade ANS-TEC-2

Pay Range $83,844 – $112,360

Job Summary Responsible for certifying the integrity of instrument approaches and airway procedures that constitute the Canadian Air Navigation System infrastructure to provide en-route and precision approach guidance to ensure safe aircraft movement from departure to arrival.
Performs safe and efficient airborne inspections of all space and ground based instrument flight procedures; validates electronic signals in space against International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards.

Job Description

Key Accountabilities:

  • Assesses and certifies facility and approach performance and decides on required actions to meet compulsory standards
  • Conducts airborne assessments; evaluates and directs all facility adjustments; selects and performs contingency procedures; executes specific tests; analyzes results and authorizes operational use
  • Completes on-the-job training for new employees
  • Conducts facility tracking, FIS database management, AIM service design support, creates procedures and training documentation
  • Provides mission and inspection coordination to Technical Operations; coordinates mission details; participates in pilot briefings; produces on-site inspection plans for co-ordination with engineering, local airport authorities, etc.
  • Provides inspection communications. Communicates with station staff, pilot, etc. enabling successful completion of inspection; identifies issues; generates inspection reports; explains abnormalities or deficiencies while in the aircraft or on the ground at the facility under evaluation
  • Completes detailed analysis of inspection results for audit reports
  • Provides surveys of navigational aids and airport environments utilized as an accountable source for publication of results; utilizes survey equipment to track aircraft movements

Education/Occupational Certification:


Knowledge: (Weighting 45%)

  • Knowledge of electronic theory, computer systems, and network management
  • Knowledge of techniques and practices to maintain and certify electronic equipment and systems
  • Knowledge of NAV CANADA systems and equipment
  • Knowledge of preventative maintenance schedules and priorities
  • Specialized knowledge of Flight Inspection System architecture
  • Knowledge of project management, business and operational planning
  • Thorough understanding of Navaids performance, operation and function

Abilities: (Weighting 30%)

  • Excellent fault finding skills
  • Audit / verification skills are required to assess compliance with standards and procedures
  • Analytical skills to interpret or analyze information, reports and data

Personal Suitability: (Weighting 25%)

  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to make quick and accurate decisions under pressure

The successful candidate must meet the security requirement of the position and be legally able to work in Canada.

At NAV CANADA, safety is our priority. We require pre-employment drug screening for all candidates offered positions designated as safety sensitive in accordance with NAV CANADA’s Drug and Alcohol policy.

NAV CANADA is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society.

NAV CANADA is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the interview coordinator of accommodation measures you may require.

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

About the Company

Company: Nav Canada

Company Location:  Ottawa, ON

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