Location: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Pilot-in-Waiting - Flight Follower
Job ID: 12610
Job Status: Full Time Regular
If you are a low-time pilot looking to get a ‘foot in the door’ with a reputable aviation company, Summit Air has current and future opportunities for Pilots-in-Waiting at our base in Yellowknife, NT. As a Pilot-in-Waiting, you will be an integral part of the Summit Air team in the role of Flight Follower, gaining exposure to our fleet of both passenger and cargo aircraft, and interacting with both customers and crew members.
Put your skills to work and build your aviation career with us. Join the growing Summit Air team – apply today!
Assist with scheduling and dispatching of all aircraft on a daily basis
Ensure compliance with company and Transport Canada regulations
Check flight plans for completeness and accuracy
Review and maintain flight logs and other reports
Brief flight crews prior to departure and provide pilots with information essential to aviation safety
Contact crew prior to flights to ensure awareness of upcoming flight schedule
Perform additional tasks as assigned by the Operational Control Centre Manager
May provide support as Ramp Attendant, if required
Holds current commercial pilot license (IATRA preferred)
Multi-IFR training is a definite asset
Previous experience in a dispatch or flight follower role preferred
Strong customer service and communication skills
Excellent MS Office and related computer skills
Proven ability to work independently
Physical ability to perform ramp-related duties, if required
Must meet pre-employment drug & alcohol testing requirements
Pilot-in-waiting positions are expected to lead to flying positions
Must be eligible to work in Canada, and currently residing in Canada
Summit Air, a Ledcor subsidiary, has been delivering remote aviation solutions to our customers for over 20 years. We have one of the largest and most diverse fleets in the industry. From moving cargo, to transferring passengers, to recreational flights for adventurers seeking to discover the North, we are a one-stop solution when it comes to safe and reliable aviation support. Learn more at www.flysummitair.com
But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!
Ledcor is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to a policy of non-discrimination in all of our employment practices. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of race, gender, disability or any other identifying characteristic.
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories