StandardAero (formerly Vector Aerospace)
StandardAero employees preparing to participate in the Vancouver Sun Run

Recognized as one of BC's Top Employers

Here are some of the reasons why StandardAero (formerly Vector Aerospace) was selected as one of BC's Top Employers (2018):

  • StandardAero (formerly Vector Aerospace) encourages its employees to keep their skills up to date through tuition subsidies at outside institutions, in-house training programs, and generous financial bonuses for the completion of some courses, from $1,000 to $5,000
  • StandardAero (formerly Vector Aerospace) is also developing its next generation of employees through summer employment opportunities, paid internships, co-ops and apprenticeship programs, as well as formal mentoring
  • StandardAero (formerly Vector Aerospace) maintains an employee-led social committee that organizes events and celebrations throughout the year, including an annual ski and snowboard night, summer family outdoor picnic and amusement park trip, annual Christmas holiday party, boat cruise, summer barbecue, and a golf tournament
An exterior view of StandardAero's Richmond location

Highlights

Established in Canada 1947
Parent company StandardAero Aviation Holdings, Inc.
Parent company head office Richmond BC
Major Canadian hiring locations Richmond BC, Langley BC
Full-time employees in Canada 394
Part-time employees in Canada 3
Average age of employees in Canada 45 years
Longest serving employee 39 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $850 each year
Alternative work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 24 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 2 paid days)

The Career Directory

StandardAero (formerly Vector Aerospace) has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
An apprentice at StandardAero

Highlights for New Grads

Parent company StandardAero Aviation Holdings, Inc.
Parent company head office Richmond BC
Major Canadian hiring locations Richmond BC, Langley BC
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Machinist Engineering Technologist
Starting salary $35K to $40K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 2 paid days)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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