Discovery Air

Avionics Technician

Location: Cold Lake, Alberta

Top Aces is the exclusive supplier of combat airborne training services to the Canadian Forces. We provide joint terminal attack controller training to Canadian special operations and ground forces, Red Air and electronic attack training to CF-18 aircrew and navy, as well as live-fire target practice to the Canadian military.  Top Aces' integrated logistics, maintenance and engineering solutions ensure that the Canadian Forces receives the level of support they require to achieve their objectives. Experience Matters.


  • Detect aircraft avionics problems and adjust and repair systems according to specifications, technical drawings, manuals and procedures
  • Repair and overhaul of aircraft avionics systems
  • Install or modify avionics
  • Perform routine maintenance and report on it
  • Identify and order equipment needed in accordance with the company policies
  • Inform the quality assurance department of irregularities in maintenance work tasks
  • Ensure that the work is performed according to the quality standards, policies and procedures of the Company and the applicable regulations
  • Ensure that the aircraft documentation is complete and in line with the company standards
  • Ensure that the workplace is safe and clean at all times
  • Ensure that all replacement parts are inspected, eligible and properly certified prior to installation
  • Ensure that removed parts are properly tagged and routed to quarantine
  • Ensure the work accomplished on any aircraft or component is in compliance with:
    • The applicable manufacturer’s recommended standards
    • Canadian Aviation Regulations
    • Company Policies and Procedures
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures

You will have the following responsibilities in order to comply with the company's Occupational Health and Safety program:

  • Working in compliance with Occupational Health and Safety acts and regulations
  •  Following safe work practices and procedures and using safeguards and personal protective equipment
  • Reporting hazards (such as unsafe situations and activities) to their supervisor immediately.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Holds a valid TCCA AME-E license
  • Transport Canada accredited Avionics program or an approved course
  • 2 years experience in a similar avionics role
  • Ability to work on complex tasks requiring technical expertise, initiative and considerable judgment
  • Good adaptability, organizational skills, attention to detail, sense of analysis
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to perform all work in support of our Corporate Values of Safety, Teamwork, Focus and Integrity
  • Demonstrates strong and visible support of our values
  • Ability to work with others and independently, with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in a team and in a dynamic environment where activities unfold rapidly
  • Lifting / carrying / pushing / pulling up to 70 lbs
  • Working in confined spaces
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including overtime and shift work according to flight operations
  • Will be required to work outdoors
  • Travel is required for the position
  • International travel may also be required in this role
  • Ability to obtain a “Level 2” security clearance with the Canadian Government and the ability to gain access to the Canadian Controlled Goods Program

Top Aces is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We value diversity and encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

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