• At: NAV Canada,  
  • Category: Engineering  
  • Location: Ottawa, ON  


  • Produce original or simulated designs and related design production activities for instrument procedure/airway in accordance with the approved established procedure/criteria from CARs Part VIII, NAV CANADA operating procedures, as required to maintain a level of production efficiency established by NAV CANADA.
  • Confer with a variety of clients such as the AIM Standards group, other AIM groups as required and with Airports and other accountable sources.
  • Adhere to company policy and procedures as it pertains to design development and maintenance
  • Provide recommendations with respect to aeronautical information that impact on aviation safety and in the area of instrument procedure designs.


  • Successful completion of secondary school or equivalency and;
  • Possessing a valid Canadian Commercial Pilot License (CPL) and instrument Rating (IR) or;
  • Possessing or having possessed a Canadian Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL) or military equivalent.


  • Experience in Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) and Visual Flight Rules (VFR) flight planning and execution.
  • Experience in using Canadian Air Navigation Services.
  • Experience filling in administrative paperwork with high accuracy and in a timely manner.
  • Experience in participating in projects.
  • Experience analyzing complex situations, identifying and resolving problems in a technically complex environment


  • Knowledge of Canadian Aviation Regulations Part VIII and associated standards as it pertains to the criteria and procedures used in developing instrument approach procedures.
  • Knowledge of ICAO Standards and Practices, in particular Annex 4 and 15,11, 14 and 6, including the operational requirement for information concerning airspace facilities, services, procedures and hazards.
  • Knowledge of the Aeronautical Information Services system and Aeronautical Information Management (AIM), processes and designated software applications.
  • Knowledge of terminal navigation, communication and surveillance systems.
  • Knowledge of en route communications, navigational aids and surveillance systems.
  • Knowledge of designated airspace.
  • Orientation knowledge of ARINC 424 coding rules associated with terminal procedures and airways.
  • Knowledge of the Canadian NOTAM system.
  • Orientation knowledge of aircraft operating envelopes and procedures, fixed wing and rotary wing.
  • Knowledge of IFR flight procedures.
  • Orientation knowledge of meteorological and telecommunication services


  • Ability to effectively make decisions in a complex changing environment.
  • Ability filling in administrative paperwork with high accuracy and in a timely manner.
  • Ability to effectively participate in projects.
  • Ability to analyze complex situations and identify and resolve problems in a technically complex environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to effectively organize time and workload.
  • Ability to work in and create a productive cooperative work environment.

Personal suitability

A motivated self-starter with effective behavioral skills, effective interpersonal skills, strong team building skills, demonstrated initiative, who seeks excellence, displays a positive attitude and is service and goal oriented.

Language Requirements

  • Language requirements are both bilingual and English.