Flight Test, Senior Engineering Professional

Date: Jul 10, 2024

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA, L5S 1W1

Company: Bombardier

When applicable, Bombardier promotes flexible and hybrid work policies. 

Why join us?


At Bombardier, we design, build and maintain the world’s peak-performing aircraft for the world’s most discerning people and businesses, governments and militaries. We have been successful in setting the highest standards by putting our people at the heart of it all, and defining excellence, together.


Working at Bombardier means operating at the highest level. Every day, you are part of a team that delivers superior experiences and products, pushing the boundaries of what's possible in our industry and beyond. By prioritizing employee growth and development, we empower everyone to reach their full potential on their own terms, because the best work happens when you are free to be yourself and share your unique expertise. 


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 

What are your contributions to the team?

  • Perform regular flight duties as Flight Test Engineer on Production Aircraft.
  • Be responsible for the test planning and readiness, safety of flight and test operations of Production and Experimental Aircraft.
  • Operate under the authority/supervision of the Manager of Flight Operations and Chief Pilot.
  • As a Senior Engineering Specialist, you will work with the Flight Test Engineering Team to support aircraft operational information critical to tests being performed (test limitations, Restrictions and/or Special Instructions (RSI’s) and test procedures or direction).
  • Be assigned responsibility for vetting and approving Non-Conformity Reports (NCR’s) and RSI’s.
  • Communicate with System Engineering, Methods Engineering, Flight Sciences and Pre-Flight on the planning, status and results of the tests performed on an aircraft (hangar, ground and/or in flight).
  • Create test documentation and reporting consistent with approved Bombardier Flight Test Center standards.
  • Oversee and confirm aircraft configuration is appropriate and/or applicable for test (component level, test instrumentation, etc.).

Long Description

  • Coordinate, chair and facilitate the reviews/briefing of: Test Readiness; SOF (Safety Of Flight); THA (Test Hazard Analysis); Pre- and Post-flight briefings.
  • Prepare/write Test Cards/Plans based on TDS (Test Definition Sheets).
  • Observe (i) company, FAA and Transport Canada rules and regulations for test, (ii) proper use of safety and risk mitigation methods, and (iii) test equipment operating procedures.
  • Work closely with the Bombardier Flight Test Center – Wichita, Laurent Beaudoin Completion Center (LBCC) – Montreal and other 3rd party Completion Centers
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

How to thrive in this role?

  • You have a Bachelor of Engineering Degree (P. Eng.).
  • You have ten (10+) years of experience in Aerospace Engineering including Flight Test Engineering.
  • You have a Masters in Engineering/Aviation and/or a Test Pilot School graduate.
  • You have an understanding of Civil/Commercial aircraft certification Part 25 requirements.
  • You have an understanding of aircraft systems and their operation and an ability to interpret aircraft systems schematics.
  • You have a Private or Commercial Pilots License.
  • You have excellent working knowledge of MS-Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project & Access).
  • You are self-motivated and exhibit good communication, planning and organizational skills.
  • You have an ability to travel to remote locations to test for short (1 week) and extended periods (several weeks) of time and a valid Passport.
  • You have excellent problem-solving skills.

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.


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 Flight Test, Senior Engineering Professional

Primary Location Global 5500/6500

Organization Aerospace Canada


Employee Status Regular

Requisition  4597  Flight Test, Senior Engineering Professional