Non Destructive Testing Technician

November 24 2021
Industries Airspace, Aviation, National Defence
Categories Aerospace, Aviation, Airport, Test, Flight Simulation, Training, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Winnipeg, MB

Department: Maintenance
Posted: November 24, 2021
Deadline: December 24, 2021

Our Company

Established in 1960, Perimeter Aviation LP is a diversified company that is a subsidiary of the Exchange Income Corporation which has recently grown through the acquisition of Bearskin Airlines. With more than 750 employees, we operate a fleet of 40+ aircraft including the Metro 2, 3, 23, Merlin and Dash 8 aircraft. We are based in Winnipeg and Thompson, Manitoba as well as Sioux Lookout and Thunder Bay, Ontario. We provide scheduled passenger and freight services to Northern Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario, 24/7 North American charter services, Medical evacuation services and a full-service maintenance facility including design engineering, NDT, and Garrett turbine engine services.

We are a Canadian company, proudly building a diverse workforce that is driven by a shared sense of community, customer service and a dedication to safety. We’re fostering a culture where our employees can feel proud of the work that they do and the company they work for. We seek employees who embrace a “can-do” attitude to help transform the communities that we serve.

Position Summary

Non Destructive Testing (NDT) Technician is responsible to ensure that NDT tasks are performed in accordance with approved or acceptable procedures in an appropriate amount of time and in accordance with applicable quality standards. Confirm that the equipment being used has been calibrated as required and ensure they are capable of performing tasks assigned to them.

The NDT Technician will communicate effectively with department managers and other employees and our sister companies as well as outside clients.

The NDT Technician is responsible for ensuring that their work is carried out in a safe manner and in accordance with applicable safety standards.

Personal Characteristics

  • Integrity
  • Meticulousness
  • Strong ability to learn with excellent math skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to form mutually strong working relationships within the shop, company, management and outside interests.
  • Ability to adapt and set priorities in a fast-paced, continuously changing environment.
  • Possess sensitivity towards cultural awareness and diversity.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.
  • Ability to make sound decisions based on best practice, component and Maintenance Manual information.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Technical credibility – understand and appropriately apply procedures, requirements, regulations and policies related to specialized expertise.
  • Ensure that work is performed within the limitations of their SCA or done under the supervision of appropriately authorized ACA/SCA holder.
  • Shall be familiar with NDT shop manual and the MPM.
  • Responsible for maintaining yearly eye exams IAW Canadian CAN/CGSB – 48.9712 requirements and keeping up to date with online studies.
  • Travel as required to facilitate customer inspections.
  • Effectively communicate with a large variety of engineering staff on varied technical issues for both aircraft and industrial applications.
  • Ensure that tasks are completed in an effective manner and that the quality of the work performed is per applicable company and regulatory standards.
  • Ensure that equipment being used has been calibrated as required.
  • Ensure that tools and equipment required are available and safe for use.
  • Ensure that required publications and technical data are available and current.
  • Correspond directly with customers in person, via email or via phone.
  • Organize and plan jobs from both internal and external sources to meet the needs of the customers and NDT shop while ensuring Perimeter and sister companies do not lack the support for their NDT inspections.
  • Edit manuscripts by reviewing critically from subject matter standpoint, checking and verifying content, condensing topics, making additions to topics and rearranging material if required (such as Perimeter NDT Proc 001).
  • Follow direction of SCA qualified staff for on-the-job training and, once qualified, train/mentor junior staff as instructed by management.
  • Ensure that all tasks are carried out in a safe manner IAW with applicable safety codes.
  • Ensure that good housekeeping practices are followed.
  • Make recommendations on policies and procedures to improve productivity and contribute to continuous improvement.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by Manager or Director.

Education and Experience

  • Possess CAN/CGSB – 48.9712 (Canadian qualification and certification of NDT personnel) level 2 (or 3) certification in Eddy Current, Radiography and/or Ultrasonic testing. Liquid Penetrant and Magnetic Particle processes are considered assets as well.
  • Ability to qualify for WAA (Winnipeg Airport Authority) Security clearance pass.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to work with controlled goods, which requires a criminal records and reference check.
  • Some marketing experience is beneficial but not required.
  • Hands-on NDT experience on a wide variety of aircraft, components and industrial environments is an asset.
  • Experience working in a changing and demanding work environment.
  • Education and/or hands-on training in Microsoft Office software.
  • WHMIS training.
  • Indigenous awareness and/or Cultural Diversity Training.
  • Applicable safety courses.

Working Conditions

  • Travel required
  • Ability to attend and conduct presentations
  • Manual dexterity required using desktop computer and peripherals
  • Irregular hours, shifts, evenings and weekends as required
  • Ability to work in confined spaces as well as work at heights
  • Physically capable of working in a wide variety of industrial environments
  • On call for Perimeter, sister companies and customers, as required, usually 24/7/365

How to Apply

Perimeter Aviation’s hiring policy is to recruit and select the best applicant for employment solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position. Perimeter Aviation LP does not discriminate against applicants based on race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability or a conviction for which a pardon has been granted.

To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to

We thank all candidates for their interest in the position; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis which may result in an earlier application deadline.

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