Mechanic IV (C130 Propulsion) – Trenton, ON


Website StandardAero

At StandardAero, we inspire our skilled staff to reach and exceed their potential by providing on-the-job training and advancement opportunities, allowing us to achieve our vision to deliver exceptional aerospace services powering our customers’ missions worldwide. Invest in yourself, join StandardAero!

Work Location: Trenton, Ontario

At StandardAero, we offer:

  • A clean, safe, and temperature controlled work environment.
  • Competitive compensation structures and a total rewards package.
  • An opportunity to work with a variety of aircraft engines.
  • A variety of shifts and hours.
  • Opportunities for horizontal and vertical movement within the organization.

The responsibilities of the role include:

  • Repair and overhaul of gas turbine engines.
  • Inspection of engine modules and engine components.
  • Working independently and as a team to achieve maximum quality.
  • Completing relevant paperwork to ensure accuracy.
  • Observing all applicable safety practices and aviation regulations.

The requirements for an ideal candidate include:

  • Knowledge of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) operations and maintenance practices;
  • 5 years of experience as an Aviation Systems Technician/Aircraft mechanic, maintenance release authority (MRA) equivalent to RCAF Level A;
  • Must consent to Canadian Government Controlled Goods Program (CGP) assessment;
  • Must be eligible for Secret Level II security clearance.
  • The ability to read and interpret manuals, technical drawings, and blueprints to determine proper operating conditions.
  • The ability to follow both written and verbal instructions.
  • The ability to lift up to 50lbs without assistance.
  • The ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • FAA Power plant certification considered an asset.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Canadian CC130H type course;
  • Previous CC130H 2nd line military engine bay experience;
  • Knowledge of the CC130H Automated Data Aircraft Management (ADAM) system;
  • CC130H Propeller, Power Section, APU, ETF or electrical experience an asset.

Mechanic I

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of engines/components.
  • Previous experience with routine induction/dismantle of engines/components.
  • Minimal experience required.

Mechanic II

  • Comprehensive understanding of inspection of complex parts, ability to provide guidance as they arise.
  • Read and understand technical manuals.
  • Minimum of 2 years job related training/experience.

Mechanic III

  • Proficient in induction and dismantle of engines/components.
  • Advanced understanding of manuals and technical data.
  • Thorough knowledge, can easily find interpret instructions and act as a resource to other mechanics.
  • Signs off other mechanics in skills once proficient.
  • Preferred Apprenticeship and or/formal training in area(s) of specialty.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years aviation maintenance experience

Mechanic IV

  • Provides guidance to other mechanics with troubleshooting during the assembly, inspection and dismantle process.
  • Inspection of unique parts.
  • In-depth knowledge of process, manual and aviation regulations.
  • Apprenticeship and or/formal training in area(s) of specialty or commensurate experience is preferred.
  • Minimum of 6 years aviation maintenance experience.

About Us

When you work at StandardAero, you’re not just an employee, you’re part of a vibrant company of like-minded people, all working collaboratively towards the same goals. We succeed as a team because we value the unique contributions and perspectives of all of our people, fostering a culture of collaboration and excellence. It’s a culture that promotes mutual respect and effective communications to create an environment of stability, shaping the organization and forging a successful future. Our goal is to be the best place to work, giving each and every employee the opportunity to reach their maximum potential through continuous learning and advancement opportunities, allowing all team members to exceed their potential and empower everyone’s success.

StandardAero is one of the world’s largest independent providers of services, including engine and airframe maintenance, repair and overhaul, engine component repair, engineering services, interior completions and paint applications. The company is a global enterprise that employs nearly 7,000 employees worldwide with annual revenues exceeding $4 billion. StandardAero serves a diverse array of customers in business and general aviation, airline, military, helicopter, components and energy markets. The company celebrated its 100th year of industry leadership in 2011.

StandardAero is owned by Carlyle, a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across four business segments: Corporate Private Equity, Real Assets, Global Credit and Investment Solutions.

Raising the Standard of Excellence since 1911

With over a century of proven excellence, StandardAero has become an industry leader in MRO services and customized solutions in the aerospace field. Our shared values and learning-based culture inspire our team to exceed their potential and power our customers’ missions worldwide. With on-the-job training, advancement opportunities, and excellent benefits, StandardAero invites you to experience a fulfilling and meaningful career with us.

Inclusivity Is Our Standard

StandardAero offers equal employment opportunities for all. Our supportive environment celebrates diversity with no room for harassment or discrimination of any kind. We invite you to bring your authentic self to our team and experience our welcoming culture.



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