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Structures Aircraft Technician

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Role and Responsibilities                                                                                                      

CAE is a global leader in training for civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare.  CAE is the prime contractor responsible for the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) program, in Moose Jaw, SK, that produces qualified military pilots for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) and other global defence customers. CAE operates the NFTC base facilities, delivers the ground-school classroom and simulator training, and supports the live flying training on a fleet of Beechcraft T-6 (CT-156 Harvard) trainer aircraft and BAE Systems Hawk (CT-155 Hawk) lead-in fighter trainer aircraft. The comprehensive academic, simulator and live flying training are integrated as part of this world-class, turnkey training


The Aircraft Structures Technician is responsible for inspection, modification, and repair of aircraft structures.

  • In your role, you will:
  • Inspect, modify, and repair damage to maintain the structural integrity of the aircraft.
  • Remove and replace line replaceable units and components.
  • Specialty work in maintenance shops as required.
  • Interpret technical publications and diagrams.
  • Conduct flight line servicing operations.
  • Carry out workplace inspections and clean ups.


  • Transport Canada approved Aircraft Maintenance S license (or equivalence – Canadian Forces AVN Technician)


  • No experience required as CAE offered a comprehensive in-house training program.

Candidate Must:

  • Have proven experience or ability to work as part of a team.
  • Have good oral and written communication skills.
  • Be able to work shifts; some travel required.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Be able to obtain a Reliability security clearance from the Government of Canada
  • Be eligible to work in Canada, either as a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or valid Work Permit.
  • Successfully pass and maintain security evaluation per the requirements of the Controlled Goods Directorate of Canada and to CAE being able to obtain all necessary re-transfer authorization in compliance with US ITAR regulations.

CAE Offers:

  • Job stability, predictable work schedules, and opportunities for overtime.
  • Attractive flexible benefits, including a competitive pension plan, and employee stock purchase options.
  • All tooling, equipment, and clothing is provided
  • Competitive salaries ($37.85 / hour starting wage) with additional annual and performance-based incentives.
  • A great work life / home life balance with affordable housing in a great city to raise a family.

Equal Employment Opportunity

CAE is firmly committed to ensuring a positive and professional working environment in which all people are treated with dignity and respect. We aim to provide a fair and consistent method for filling job openings in support of equality of opportunity and cultural diversity within the company.

CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

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CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception.

As captured in our overarching value “One CAE”, we’re proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team.

At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, neurodiversity or age.

The masculine form may be used in this job description solely for ease of reading, but refers to men, women and the gender diverse.

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