Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Company Name
Magellan Aerospace, Mississauga

Magellan Aerospace is a global, integrated aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, and defence and space agencies worldwide. At Magellan we have over 80 years of collective knowledge and experience in the aerospace industry, and believe one truth: People create value.

Employees are our greatest resource in working towards a successful future, and together we build professional relationships that thrive. We know that personal development is fundamental to the success of every individual and invest in our employees.

When you are part of Magellan, you are part of the team!

Position Summary

Magellan Aerospace, Mississauga has an exciting opportunity for a 2nd line F404 Technician. The successful incumbent will provide support for F404-GE-400 Engine/Modules/Accessories including Test Cell Support, Auxiliary Power Unit (APU), Rack & Pinon Repair and Throttle Quadrant Repair. Please note this position is based out of the Canadian Forces Base in Bagotville, Quebec.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Carry out Induction & Periodic Inspections of the F404 Engine
  • Perform Serviceability Assurance Checks (SAC A) on the Fan, HPC, Combustor, HPT, LPT and A/B Modules
  • Perform SAC B inspections on the HPT and A/B Modules.
  • Assembly/disassembly of the F404 Engine
  • Pre/post Test Cell build-up of engines/APUs, functional testing, snag rectification IAW the applicable maintenance publications.
  • Repair of the F404’s Anti-ice Valve & Fuel Inlet Tube
  • Repair of the Forward and Aft Throttle Quadrants
  • Repair of the Rack and Pinion
  • Prepare technical documents (UCRs, PIFs, etc.) for submission through MAM’s Engineering Department.
  • Provide technical expertise and provide mentoring to RCAF Second Line personnel.
  • Provide technical assistance on any issues concerning the F404 Engine to First and Second Line personnel, NDHQ or MAM as required.
  • Other non-essential duties (i.e. perform housekeeping duties at the Engine Repair Facility (ERF) and Engine Test Facility (ETF), etc.)

Position Requirements

  • College Diploma – Aircraft Maintenance (or equivalent)
  • 3-7 years’ experience with hands-on maintenance on the F404-GE-400/-402 engine in the last 10 years.
  • Detailed system-level knowledge of the F404-GE-400/-402 engine.
  • An understanding of DND’s Technical Airworthiness program (or civilian equivalent) and associated requirements.
  • Understanding of the CF-18/F404 Maintenance Program
  • Experience working with DMS, CBMSS, IETM, etc.
  • Strong communication and listening skills.
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Candidates who are chosen for the position will need to pass a security assessment for the Controlled Goods Program and obtain and maintain a Contract Security clearance at the Secret Status level

Why Magellan?

  • Competitive salary
  • Attractive benefits package (fully Company paid)
  • Generous Company pension plan
  • Positive work-life balance
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Commitment to professional growth
  • Employee Assistance Program (where applicable)
  • Free parking


Magellan Aerospace respects the privacy and confidentiality of personal information provided by candidates and shall not disclose to any external parties unless legislated.

Magellan Aerospace is committed to an inclusive working environment and equal opportunities for all. We welcome all applications without regard to social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or religious belief, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law)

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