Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Moose Jaw
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, has an exciting new opportunity for a Jet Engine Technician. The successful incumbent will provide 2nd line J85-CAN-40 engine maintenance & Test Cell support to RCAF 431 Squadron. Please note this position is based out of the Canadian Forces Base in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Carry out assigned J85-CAN-40 engine inspections including periodic inspections, out of sequence inspections (OSIs), engine build-up/tear down & special inspections, modifications in accordance with applicable maintenance publications
  • Carry out inspection & build-up / tear down of J85-CAN-40 engines and jet pipe assemblies, IAW applicable maintenance publications
  • Carry out build-up & post test cell build-up of engines, test cell engine runs, functional testing, adjustments & snag rectification IAW applicable maintenance publications
  • Complete all maintenance forms completely & correctly
  • Provide on-the-job training to 431 Squadron personnel
  • Participate in Mobile Repair Parties (MRPs) as required
  • Prepare technical documents (UCR’s, messages, incident reports, draft MOD, SI, etc.) for submission through 431 Sqn AMCRO
  • Provide weekly engine status updates to 431 Sqn Log Control
  • Perform shop housekeeping duties
  • Liaise with 431 Sqn AMCRO & LCMM
  • Assist in annual test cell calibrations
  • Travel 1-2 times per calendar year

Position Requirements

  • College diploma – Aircraft Maintenance or equivalent
  • Minimum 1-3 yrs. experience aircraft maintenance preferably J85-CAN-40 jet engine
  • Working knowledge of DND protocol on military bases in Canada
  • Must be able to gain high level, security clearance in order to work on DND bases
  • Clearly understand end user requirements with the DND operational environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Interpretation of maintenance publication, drawings and technical data
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, set priorities, multi-task, work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Knowledge of engine test cell procedures and inspection procedures

Why Magellan?

  • Competitive salary
  • Attractive benefits package (fully Company paid)
  • Generous Company pension plan
  • Positive work-life balance
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program

COVID-19 Protocol:

Magellan Aerospace is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for our employees. Magellan supports public health COVID-19 guidelines and encourages employees to get vaccinated. Although mandates are not a requirement at Magellan, this may be subject to change and offers of employment may be contingent on vaccination status with respect to changes in legislation.


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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