Aviation Life Support Equipment Engineer (ALSEE)

City: London, Ontario


Highest Education High School or equivalent

Hourly Rate - $37.44 to $41.00

Job Title
Aviation Life Support Equipment Engineer (ALSEE)

Reports To
Head of Training and/or Operations Manager

Job Overview
The ALSEE is responsible for overseeing and maintaining all safety equipment and gear (e.g. G-suits, flight masks, helmets, flight suits, etc.) to ensure the upmost safety of our employees using such equipment and gear.

• Participate as ALSE member on the safety council and air safety meetings.
• Inventory of ITPS ALSE equipment on fixed wing and rotary wing.
• Onboard survival equipment requirement’s as per TC regulation.
• Number/ID ITPS ALSE equipment for recording.
• Issue and return record procedures for ITPS ALSE equipment.
• Compatibility of the ITPS ALSE equipment with aircraft.
• Periodic inspection schedule for all ITPS ALSE equipment on and off aircraft.
• Conduct equipment inspection, fitting, adjustment and aircrew instruction in survival, use and care of the support equipment.
• Inspect maintain, and evaluate life support equipment and activities, to include receipt, handling and storage of the life support equipment.
• Use appropriate references and other publicizations to maintain appropriate and thorough records, maintenance and inspection forms, training aids, and on-board aircraft survival equipment.
• Assist the safety of the shop, hanger and flight line.
• Conduct life support and survival continuation training for assigned personnel.
• Plan and perform inspections on ITPS ALSE equipment for aircrews as per established procedures,
• Carry out periodic inspections on various survival equipment used by ITPS,
• Maintain the ITPS ALSE inventory,
• Fit new ITPS students and aircrew with ALSE equipment,
• Order the required equipment for new personnel as direct,
• Perform repairs on ALSE equipment, as detailed in established procedures,
• Participate in seat removal/installations as required,
• Act as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) on all ALSE related topic, including the ejection seat,
• Maintain the ALSE Support Centre in a clean and tidy condition,
• Pursue initiatives to improve ALSE equipment in an economical fashion,
• Perform general administrative duties related to the ALSE Support Centre operation,
• Carry out dinghy drill and emergency egress training to ITPS students and aircrew personnel,
• Develop and perform training on ITPS ALSE equipment inspections to other ITPS technicians,
• Maintain compliance with all ITPS policies and procedures.
• If available, assist in flight line prep and procedures.
• Perform other duties as instructed by supervisor.

• Completion of a two- to three-year college program in avionics or electronics or equivalent training from a military institution or otherwise.
• Aircraft Life Savings Equipment course an asset.
• Survival Equipment Fitters Certificate an asset.
• Experience with the following preferred:
 Optical Test Bench Maintenance
 Optical Test Bench Operator
 Head Equipment Assembly Fitting
 Oxygen Mask Assembly Maintenance
 Inner Helmet Assembly Maintenance
 Outer Helmet Assembly Maintenance
• Equipment related certification an asset.
• Must have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience.
• Have leadership, communications, and people skills and the ability to accept responsibility.
• Attention to detail and results oriented.

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