Reliability Engineer

8 - 10 years experience  •  Aerospace / Defense

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/20/17
Halifax, NS
8 - 10 years experience
Aerospace / Defense
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/20/17


Position Overview:

To provide a full spectrum of ReliabilityEngineering and logistics support analysis for various IMP Aerospace Programs. The Reliability Engineer is a key position for the life cycle management of all contracted aerospace systems and equipment as well as providing Reliability Solutions for the life cycle management of facility and equipment systems on or off site.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Shall include but are not limited to the following:

  • Utilize RCM tools (Root Cause Analysis, Fault tree analysis, Reliability modeling, FMEA's, Failure reporting, etc.), engineering approaches, the CMMS, other historical data, and industry best practices to improve equipment reliability and performance.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements and maintain documentation practices to track all work history and improve data analysis.
  • Educate/train all associated departments on the value of building accurate equipment histories for trending purposes & reliability improvement. Act as a technical resource for engineers and trades personnel in all matters pertaining to reliability.
  • Work within Project Engineering teams to ensure the reliability and maintainability of new and modified installations and adherence to life cycle asset management principles. Review projects for maintainability and access, providing input on new equipment selection, defining spare part requirements, communicating PM/ PdM expectations, participating in final check-out of new installations, defining Maintenance related training requirements.
  • Work with the LSA Manager to develop and implement: Methodologies, tools and procedures to identify and minimize facility and equipment risks, develop effective maintenance strategies for new and existing equipment and Predictive Maintenance programs to improve equipment reliability and performance.
  • Build and update OPI (Operators Performed Inspection) and PM (Preventive Maintenance) programs in collaboration with Maintenance Planners, responsible to identify, correct and/or complete; recurring maintenance problems, corrective actions to improve equipment longevity and reduce total cost of ownership.
  • Carry out Reliability and Maintainability Investigations and analyses
  • Create reports to recommend Reliability Availability Maintainability improvements
  • Produce Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) plans.
  • Data gathering, manipulation, sanitization, parameter calculations and graphical manipulation.
  • Troubleshooting, detailed research and investigation, root cause analysis.
  • Reliability Centered Maintenance analysis in accordance with MSG – 3.
  • Develop level of repair analysis for selected aircraft systems.
  • Develop provisioning analysis for selected aircraft systems.
  • Development of maintenance plans and procedures for scheduled and unscheduled maintenance of aircraft systems.
  • Identification of spares and support equipment requirements.
  • Development of life-cycle planning in support of in-service programs.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Electrical or IndustrialEngineering.
  • Registered or eligibility for registration as a professional engineer through the Association of Professional Engineers of Nova Scotia.
  • Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) by SMRP or Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE) by ASQ or be eligible to qualify within a 12 month period.

Experience and Capability Requirements:

  • 8+ year’s previous relevant job experience in an Aerospace or Industrial environment in a ReliabilityEngineering role.
  • Understanding and experiences in Lean / Six Sigma / Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) methodology,proficientuser of FMECA, RCA, RBD, RCM and other reliability tools.
  • Experience in developing and implementing maintenance programs.
  • Excellent written, verbal communication, interpersonal and decision-making skills.
  • Well organized, and demonstrated leadership
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to IMP Occupational Health, Safety and Environment policies. Continually focusing on your individual safety and the safety of others who may be affected by your work and to fully comply with all Federal Health and Safety Legislation.
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement, Lean & 6S activities in your area.
  • Must be eligible to meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Canadian government security clearances.

Job Code: 4143

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