Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 16-Mar-2020 to 06-Apr-2020 (CST)
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • F7
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Airbus is an international pioneer in the aerospace industry. We are a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions to customers on a global scale. We aim for a better-connected, safer and more prosperous world.

A commercial aircraft manufacturer, with Space and Defense as well as Helicopters Divisions, Airbus is the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe and a worldwide leader

Airbus has built on its strong European heritage to become truly international with roughly 180 locations and 12,000 direct suppliers globally. The company has aircraft and helicopter final assembly lines across Asia, Europe and the Americas, and has achieved a more than sixfold order book increase since 2000.

Position Summary:   

The A220 Minister Delegate/Certifying Staff incumbent is responsible to collect, review and sign aircraft documentation to insure aircraft conforms to Transport Canada Type Design Data and are in a condition for safe operation, pursuant to Bombardier Aerospace Engineering and Quality Assurance standards and procedures for the issuance of Transport Canada Export Airworthiness Certificate per TCCA CAR 509. 

Primary Responsibilities:

Verification of aircraft built to type design: 60%

  • Perform duties as assigned to ensure that aircraft documentation is up to date and the "As-Built" status is in line with the "Target Definition" per type design.
  • This documentation includes (but is not limited to) Constituent Assembly Inspection Reports (CAIR), Aircraft Inspection Reports (AIR), Technical Logbook (TLB), Quality Logbook (QLB).
  • Investigate, solve or justify conformity
  • Manage the resolution of all discrepancies at aircraft level in strong coordination with internal/external contacts (Design Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Production, Quality, etc.) for information required in the application form TCCA Form 24-0050. 

Preparation, issuance and recording of aircraft certification: 30%

  • Issue Transport Canada Export Airworthiness Certificate.
  • Transmit files pertaining to Aircraft Certification activities to Transport Canada.
  • Assist FAA Designated Airworthiness Representative (DAR) for the issuance of FAA Certificate of Airworthiness.
  • Report to Transport Canada of Export activities and attend all required TCCA training.
  • Maintain Transport Canada embossing seal and stamps per TCCA regulation.
  • Transmit files pertaining to Aircraft activities to Transport Canada. 

Additional Responsibilities: 10% 

  • Other duties as assigned  

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:  


  • Professional education in aeronautical maintenance or engineering. 


  • 10 years' plus experience in an aeronautical field (production, maintenance, and engineering)
  • 3 years' of which are practical experience with the respect to Transport Canada airworthiness certification and in regulatory requirements for the FAA. 


  • TCCA Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) or
  • FAA Airframe & Powerplant License required. 

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Competency to understand Company conformity attestation processes.
  • Skill and knowledge of Company configuration management rules and Aviation Regulation (TCCA CAR 561 and Company Production Organization Manual).
  • General knowledge of Aeronautical Regulations; Production Organization Approval (POA), preferable TCCA and FAA.
  • General knowledge of Aerospace Industry Standards.
  • Knowledge of Configuration Management Basics.
  • General familiarization of the aircraft and systems.
  • Managing or writing procedural or instructional documentation.
  • Knowledge of Problem Solving Methods (PPS, 5 Why, etc.)
  • Knowledge of aircraft assemblies including nomenclature, serial numbers and other key elements related to aircraft parts.
  • Familiarity with FAL production processes and the timing of activities for planning.
  • Ability to proficiently use computer based programs (SAP, Microsoft EXCEL, etc.).
  • Work under pressure and take sound decisions that will not comprise safety or integrity.
  • Available to work flexible hours.
  • Available to work off shifts when required.
  • Understand the link between Aeronautical Regulations, Industry Standards, and Company Directives & Methods.
  • Understand how Company internal documentation links with the certification of the aircraft.
  • Able to listen and learn.
  • Positive attitude and be able to work well with others.
  • Organized and able to manage large amounts of data in an effective manner.
  • Able to say "no" when necessary.
  • Able to present the work performed to confirm compliance to requirements.
  • Able to demonstrate competencies required to fulfill the assignment.
  • General knowledge of Lean Management with the ability to identify areas of improvement and propose solutions.
  • Understand Information Technology Systems and their interfaces with one another.


Communication Skills (Spoken, Written, Influencing, Proficiency in Other Languages):

  • Able to read, write and speak English proficiently.
  • Able to read, write or speak a second language is preferred.
  • Able to effectively communicate complex issues to target audiences and coordinate actions that lead to proper resolutions. 

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Soft computer skills proficient Microsoft programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; SAP; Internet Explorer; etc. and / or GSuite. 

Travel Required:

  • 10% Domestic and International 


  • None 

Decision Making, Complexity: 

  • Full Independent decision making in such a manner that public confidence and trust is maintained with integrity, objectivity, and impartiality.
  • Maintain a clear separation between their private business interests and their delegation activities.
  • Prevent potential appearance of a conflict of interest.
  • Comply with Airbus Ethics and Compliance policy. 

Organizational information:

  • This position will report directly to A220 Head of Quality Assurance and Transport Canada. 

Job Dimensions, Contributions to Success: 

  • This position is crucial in receiving the certification approval from TCCA to hand the aircraft over to the client.  

Nature of Contacts:

  • In contact with the Operation, Quality Operation, Quality Assurance, and Transport Canada. 

Physical Requirements:

  • Vision: adequate to enter and read material on computer screens. Able to identify individuals to initiate greetings, the giving of directions and other business interactions
  • Hearing: able to hear sufficiently to engage in conversation in office settings Able to hear safety alerts and warning signals.
  • Speaking: able to engage in conversations in person and via electronic means and deliver information to groups of varying size with or without amplification.
  • Equipment Operation: Able to operate a wide range of tools and equipment including hydraulic lifts and arms.
  • Carrying: able to occasionally carry up to 20lbs/9kg which engaging in training, addressing production issues or as part of continuous improvement projects.
  • Lifting: able to occasionally lift up to 30lbs/14kg.
  • Pushing/Pulling: able to push/pull items in office areas and on shop floor.
  • Sitting: able to sit for extended periods of time at computer and in meetings.
  • Squatting/Kneeling: able to occasionally squat or kneel to retrieve or replace items shelved on bottom shelves.
  • Standing: able to stand for extended periods of time delivering information.
  • Travel/Mobility: able to travel overseas and domestically sometimes for extended periods of time and on short notice.
  • Able to work outside hangers in changing locations. Able to work on movable lifts at the aircraft at a height of approximately 40 ft. 
  • Walking: able to walk through office and production areas, around flight line and airstrips and sometimes on uneven indoor or outdoor surfaces other business interactions.

As a leader in our field, Airbus in America provides relocation assistance for qualified positions and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

Airbus in America provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status.  In addition to federal law requirements, Airbus in America complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, demotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits and training. 

Airbus in America expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status.  Improper interference with the ability of Airbus' employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a matter of policy, Airbus does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified.  Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered. 

Airbus does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment.  Either the company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice. 

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