Technical Expert - Engineering - Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)

Date: May 22, 2024

Location: Dorval, Québec, CA, H4S 1Y9

Company: Bombardier

Why join us?


As the leading manufacturer of business aircraft, Bombardier is renowned for designing, manufacturing, and servicing world-class aircraft that elevate the client experience.


Bombardier has been successful in setting the highest standards because we are a people-centric business that fosters passion, diversity and authenticity.  Prioritizing employee growth and development, we empower everyone to reach their full potential on their own terms.


Bombardier’s Benefits Program


With our employees’ well-being top of mind, we offer a comprehensive and competitive Benefits Program, which includes the following: 

  • Insurance plans                                           
    • Dental, medical, life insurance, disability, and more 
  • Competitive base salary 
  • Retirement savings plan 
  • Employee Assistance Program  
  • Tele Health Program 

Title: Technical Expert - Engineering – Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)

Bombardier is a global leader, creating innovative and game-changing planes. Our products and services provide world-class transportation experiences that set new standards in passenger comfort, energy efficiency, reliability and safety. We are a global organization focused on working together with a team spirit.

At Bombardier Aviation, our employees work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one great idea at a time. We provide the environment where these ideas thrive and grow into great products or customer experiences. 

You will be part of the Engineering team where it all starts for Bombardier as it sets the stage to take full advantage of its investments and the tremendous growth potential of its products. 

In your role, you will be reporting to the EMC Section Chief. Technical Expert – Engineering – Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) is a multifaceted position within the Aircraft Design and Development department.  At Bombardier, the Electromagnetic Compatibility team is responsible to ensure the safety of our aircraft to internal and external electromagnetic threats including Electromagnetic Interference (EMI), High-Intensity Radiated Fields (HIRF), Low-Intensity Radiated Fields (LIRF), Lightning, and Electrostatic Charge.  We ensure our aircraft meet all the associated regulatory requirements.  Our team supports all Bombardier products.

What are your contributions to the team?

  • Analyze new and/or modified system or structure designs to assess technical engineering impacts and propose EMC compliance approaches. Review/approve the associated technical engineering documents such as test plans, test procedures, analysis reports and test reports. Verify compliance with certification regulations.
  • Help drive the resolution of electromagnetic related issues to support EMC certification and sustaining activities including production support and in-service activities.
  • Lead complex engineering assignments related to EMI, HIRF, LIRF, Lightning, and Electrostatics including performing detailed analyses using similarity assessments, simulation, and/or analytical methods.
  • Define scope of work for EMC effort of major/complex technical/engineering projects, estimate the level of effort, plan activities/milestones, highlights technical risks, and execute tasks according to priorities.  
  • Support creation and updating of aircraft, system, and structure level technical requirements for EMI, HIRF, LIRF, Lightning, and Electrostatics. 
  • Provide technical EMC guidance and support to collaborative R&D teams (universities, industry) in solving issues related to Electromagnetics and driving activities to completion.
  • Represent the EMC team at multidisciplinary meetings.  Engage with internal and external suppliers, partners, and clients.
  • Propose, drive and support knowledge capture initiatives.  Support identification and closure of knowledge and skills gaps.
  • Provide technical EMC guidance to junior team members and interns. Act as technical EMC lead on projects, supervising the technical work of junior team members and interns.  Coach, mentor, and train new employees in the EMC team.
  • Identify and implement improvements to Bombardier processes and best practices.
  • Support and witness EMC tests in Canada, United States and Europe as needed.
  • Prepare aircraft level EMI, HIRF, LIRF, Lightning, and Electrostatic Discharge test procedures, oversee testing, and generate test reports.
  • Prepare Certification Design Compliance Reports.

How to thrive in this role?

  • You hold a degree in Physics, in Electrical Engineering or in Engineering Sciences.  Masters or PhD degree is preferred.  
  • You have 11 years minimum experience in EMC that may include work and/or academic experience.
  • You have a minimum of six (6) years working experience with systems or structures EMC qualification/certification in the aerospace industry.
  • You have preferably participated in a minimum of one (1) aircraft development program.
  • You have knowledge of relevant industry standards (RTCA/DO-160, SAE ARPs) and high level of familiarity with airworthiness (TCCA, FAA, EASA) Regulations and Advisory Materials pertaining to EMI, HIRF, LIRF, Lightning, and Electrostatics. 
  • You are comfortable working in a team, and can interact with other functional areas, including airworthiness, manufacturing, and other engineering disciplines to achieve common goals.
  • You demonstrate engineering leadership and work autonomously to achieve the goals established for you and your team.
  • You are regarded as a specialist in at least one aspect of EMC and have demonstrated a depth and breadth of knowledge and skill in other areas of EMC.  You are recognized by your peers as a resource person in the EMC field.
  • You possess good oral and written skills, can effectively communicate achievements and challenges to technical as well as non-technical management. French is an asset.
  • Experience with electromagnetic simulation tools is an asset

Position Details

Located at either Bombardier Toronto, Ontario (Pearson Airport) or Bombardier Montreal, Quebec (Dorval airport)

The position is a hybrid of remote from home and on-site work.

Bombardier is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities to apply. 

Whether your candidacy is moving on to the next step of the hiring process or not, we will keep you informed by email or by phone. Join us at

Please note: You don’t need all the skills, knowledge, and experience listed for this position! We’re not looking for the perfect candidate, we’re looking for great talent and resourcefulness.


Now that you can see yourself in this role, apply and join the Bombardier family!


Bombardier is an equal opportunity employer and encourages persons of any race, religion, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, immigration status, disability or other applicable legally protected characteristics to apply.



Job Technical Expert - Engineering - Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)

Primary Location Administrative Centre (CA)

Organization Aerospace Canada

Shift Day job

Employee Status Regular

Requisition  3540  Technical Expert - Engineering - Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)