Flying Colours Corp
  • 14-May-2019 to 13-Jul-2019 (CST)
  • Engineering
  • Peterborough, ON, CAN
  • Full Time

Group Insurance (Life, Critical Illness, LTD, Health, Vision, Dental), Retirement Plan


Flying Colours Corp is a global leader in all aspects of aircraft completions and maintenance.  With facilities in Canada, USA, and Singapore our continued growth and success is driven by our talented workforce that embody our core values: integrity, innovation and flexibility.


Mechanical Design Engineer.


General Accountability

Engineers are responsible for developing customer specifications into manufacturable designs that comply with all statutory requirements and support projects from concept through the design, prototype, manufacturing and commissioning stages. Incumbents operate under general direction and report into an Engineering Lead or Manager.


Specific Accountabilities

  • Establishes methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinates work activities with the Engineering Manager
  • Provide specialized expertise in the design, testing, commissioning and troubleshooting of structure and mechanical components of aircraft interior design.
  • Manage multiple projects & tasks of varying complexity
  • Provide advice, consultation and leadership to other team members in the operations group
  • Carry out hazard and risk assessments
  • Interpret federal codes (Transport Canada), particularly as they pertain to the design and modification of components and subassemblies
  • Communicates routinely and thoroughly with all departments involved in projects and aircraft completions
  • May compile and analyze test data to ensure operating efficiency of equipment and processes; recommending and making adjustments as required.
  • Prepares technical, client, production and other reports, as required.
  • Perform administrative/clerical tasks associated with review of BOM's for Procurement.
  • Verify the completeness and quality of design, ensuring compliance with Federal and Company or other applicable engineering standards.
  • Inform or consult with supervisor in the event that the project schedule or milestones are not met as committed
  • Provide design troubleshooting and technical support to production crews as needed.
  • When necessary, collaborate with production to resolve technical snags in the most efficient means possible.
  • Will be responsible for quality control of in-house engineering and monitoring of engineering firms, to include:
  • Translating customer specifications to engineering design key characteristics
  • Review of design functional and physical attributes against customer and regulatory requirements
  • Managing engineering changes thru updates to drawings and drawing lists
  • Issue design corrections or updates as needed to ensure continued accuracy.
  • Promotes a team environment among staff
  • Must follow established procedures and all Health, Safety and Environment policies at all times.
  • Time split between office work and troubleshooting problems on the shop floor.




Experience and Education Requirements


  • A degree in Aerospace Mechanical Engineering;
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in a similar role;
  • Expertise in design, testing, and risk analysis of mechanical systems and aircraft structures
  • Basic knowledge of applicable standards and regulations (in particular CAR425/FAR25 and CAR529/FAR529 as it applies to aircraft interiors).





  • Candidates must be able to adapt to organization changes, new procedures, and new methods.
  • Candidates must have excellent report writing, problem resolution, communication and presentation skills;
  • Excellent communication and project management skills;
  • Preference will be given to candidates with P.Eng. accreditation, eligibility for P.Eng., or a foreign equivalent registration



Working Conditions


  • Frequent or occasional periods of time are spent standing or sitting in the same location with some opportunity to move about. Occasionally required to stop or lift light material or equipment.
  • Located in a comfortable indoor area which is air conditioned or climate controlled. Conditions could produce mild discomfort on occasion, e.g.: moderate background noise levels.
  • Occasional to frequent need to give concentrated attention, either hearing, seeing, visualizing, drafting, to what is happening and work being performed.
  • Pressure from deadlines, production quotas, accuracy or similar demands exists.
  • Candidates should have flexibility regarding hours of work as some extended days and/or weekend working can be a feature of employment in order to support deliverables.




Please note: The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not be considered as a conclusive description of all work required in the position.


Position title upon hire i.e. "Engineer" may vary from that posted according to individual P.Eng. status

How to Apply

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While we appreciate all resumes received, we can only contact those applicants under consideration for interview.


Flying Colours Corp. is proud to participate in the Legislated Employment Equity Program (LEEP).  We welcome applications from all qualified candidates including candidates representing the four designated groups:  Women, member of Visible Minorities, Aboriginal Peoples and Persons with Disabilities.

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