AWC Technical Writer

Viking Air Ltd

February 04, 2014

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Company Overview: 

Viking is a first tier original equipment manufacturer (OEM) specializing in de Havilland aircraft products. Viking is the type certificate holder for the DHC-2 Beaver,DHC-2T Turbo Beaver, DHC-3 Otter, DHC-6 Twin Otter, DHC-4 Caribou, DHC-5 Buffalo and DHC-7 Dash 7 aircraft.

Viking has 30 years of experience with de Havilland products.

In 2006, Viking accepted the transfer of the type certificates for seven legacy de Havilland aircraft. We are committed to de Havilland owners and operators worldwide to provide quality
parts and services.

Job Summary: 

The Airworthiness Control (AWC) Department is responsible for:

  • The management of Viking’s Continuing Airworthiness (CAW) activities; and,
  • Viking engineering Systems Control (policies) associated with the Design Approval Organization (DAO), Continuing Airworthiness (CAW), and the Maintenance Type Board (MTB).


  • Supports the Continuing Airworthiness process with aviation technical researches of engineering, maintenance and manufacturing data, and writing of associated documents; and,
  • Supports the System Control process with a good understanding of the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) associated with engineering activities for writing and auditing of engineering practices.


  • Understands the technical issues associated with CAW files.
  • Researches technical and historical information to obtain accurate technical data.
  • Works with the CAW team to complete / oversee the completion of CAW files.
  • Writes / composes documents containing the technical data and requirements to rectify an in-service CAW issue.
  • Works with the DAO / CAW / MTB to develop / write the technical information associated with engineering policies and procedures.
  • Prepares, manages, monitors internal audits of engineering policies and procedures, and collates the results.


  • Formal technical training (e.g.: diploma or other...), or equivalent industry experience.
  • Proficiency of the English language with good Knowledge of simple English.
  • Considerable experience in the aviation industry and experience dealing with in-service aircraft.
  • Good understanding of aviation instructions to continuing airworthiness.
  • Experience with Canadian Aviation Regulations (including CARs 521, 561, 571, & 573).
  • Experience with aviation Quality Assurance.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a strong willingness to learn.
  • Good understanding of aircraft production processes.
  • Experience with aircraft maintenance would be an asset.
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