Simon Chan, AScT

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Simon Chan, AScT

  • Classification: Applied Science Technologist
  • Discipline: Mechanical Engineering
  • Current Employer: Air Canada Technical Services
  • Position: Fleet Engineer - Airframe Structures
  • Post Secondary: Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
  • High School: Windermere Secondary, Vancouver East

Career Experience

* Fleet Engineer - Airframe Structures, Air Canada
- tech support for in-svce problems, develop struct repair schemes, prepare eng'rg instructions for mod & equip instl'n, ensure regulatory airworthiness compliance.
* Tech Svcs Engineer - Airframe Structures, Cathay Pacific
- same as above + mtce & eng'rg IT system development, process re-eng'rg & establish eng'rg procedures
* Engineering Technologist - Target Systems, Boeing Canada
- naval aerial targets research & development

Why I Became A Technology Professional

  • I developed a keen interest in aircraft during high school, with special fascination on military fighters/bombers. Spent great deal of time reading about aviation history and building model aircraft. Always inspired to be an aviation professional.

Career Highlights

  • Fleet Engineer - Airbus Widebody Airframe Structures, Air Canada
  • Technical Services Engineer - Airframe Structures, Cathay Pacific Airways (HK)
  • Engineering Technologist - Target Systems, Boeing Canada (Wpg)
  • Engineering Technologist - Aerial Targets, Defense Research Establishment Suffield

Professional & Community Activities

  • Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of B.C. – Member
    Transport Canada Corporate Delegate
    Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute - Associate Member