Discovery Air

Safety Specialist

Location: Montreal, Quebec

Top Aces is the exclusive supplier of combat airborne training services to the Canadian Forces. We provide joint terminal attack controller training to Canadian special operations and ground forces, Red Air and electronic attack training to CF-18 aircrew and navy, as well as live-fire target practice to the Canadian military.  Top Aces' integrated logistics, maintenance and engineering solutions ensure that the Canadian Forces receives the level of support they require to achieve their objectives. Experience Matters


  • Assist with the administration and maintenance of the  Company Safety Management System (FS/OHS/SMS)
  • A SME for the SMS Pro system, assisting with the development, maintenance and ongoing implementation of the effective Company SMS
  • Aid in the development and implementation of policies and procedures which will ensure full adherence to the applicable airworthiness regulations
  • Train personnel in the use of company SMS software and procedures.
  • Investigator for all Safety Incidents (Flight Safety / OHS / General / QMS)
  • Conduct verifications of the effectiveness of implemented Corrective Action Plans
  • Investigate hazard reports and conduct root cause analysis when required
  • Participate in and/or conduct regular follow-up on various SMS action items (SMS review meetings)
  • Provide support and assist team members on identifying, documenting and completing SMS related actions
  • Monitor departmental KPIs through the analysis of system data or measurement (auditing)
  • Identify and analyze possible solutions to quality issues raised through the company SMS process
  • Complete on a regular basis, a preliminary hazard report risk classification, and assign responsibilities as per company procedures
  • Document Control: Assist in maintaining the integrity of electronic data within the SMS
  • Assist in the management and maintenance of our documents for ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management and TCCA Safety Management System
  • Participate in the internal audit process to ensure adherence to published standards and promote an overall commitment to our safety and quality programs, including ISO 9001:2008 and TCCA SMS
  • Produce reports as required from the data collected within the SMS Pro system and analyse trends and patterns to identify, resolve and prevent future incidents.
  • Work on multiple projects related to safety and quality, particularly to address Opportunities for Improvement
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures
  • Provide administrative support to the Director of Safety

You will have the following responsibilities in order to comply with the company's Occupational Health and Safety program:
  • Working in compliance with Occupational Health and Safety acts and regulations
  • Following safe work practices and procedures and using safeguards and personal protective equipment
  • Reporting hazards (such as unsafe situations and activities) to their supervisor immediately

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements

  • University degree or technical education in a related safety or aviation field (Maintenance)
  • 3 - 5 years’ experience with Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) and/or in the Aviation Safety field
  • Valid Transport Canada AME License, an asset
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, Visio and SharePoint an asset
  • Knowledge of Aircraft Maintenance Software (AMS), an asset
  • Well organized, ability to multi task and work under tight deadlines
  • Strong communications skills
  • Positive, professional attitude, able to take initiative
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to prioritize competing demands
  • Ability to work in a high pressure environment
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves to get the job done
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and follow up skills
  • Team Player
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle may be required
  • Ability to perform all work in support of our Corporate Values of Safety, Teamwork, Focus, Innovation and Integrity
  • Demonstrates strong and visible support of our values
  • Ability to obtain a “Secret Level II” security clearance with the Canadian Government and meet security requirements for the CGP and ITAR

Top Aces is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We value diversity and encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

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