Pilot-in-Waiting – Load Master/Flight Attendant


Category: Aviation
Location: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Title: Pilot-in-Waiting – Load Master/Flight Attendant
Job ID: 12863
Job Status: Full Time Regular

Job Summary

If you are a low-time pilot with customer service experience looking to get a ‘foot in the door’ with a reputable aviation company, Summit Air has great opportunities for Pilots-in-Waiting at our base in Yellowknife, NT.

The role of load master performs duties similar to a flight attendant. You will be an integral part of the Summit Air team and will have the opportunity to work in a variety of key roles such as Flight Follower and Ramp Attendant for passenger and cargo aircraft. You can put your strong customer service skills to work and build your aviation career with us.

Join the growing Summit Air team – apply today!


• Marshals aircraft in ramp area, and tows aircraft on the ground
• Unloads and loads passenger baggage and cargo to/from aircraft
• Performs on-board duties as required, including enforcement of emergency and safety procedures
• Delivers exceptional pre-flight and in-flight customer service, as applicable
• Assists with aircraft grooming and washing
• De-ices aircraft and assists crew to prepare aircraft for departure
• Performs snow removal and aircraft de-icing duties, as required
• Assists with freight handling
• Performs additional tasks as assigned by the Ground Operations Supervisor


• Holds current commercial pilot license (IATRA preferred)
• Previous experience in a customer service role
• Above average interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills
• Ability to work with limited supervision
• Ability to meet the physical requirements of the position which include bending, climbing, and heavy lifting
• Must meet pre-employment drug & alcohol testing requirements
• Multi-IFR training is an asset
• Previous ramp or other job-site experience an asset

Work Conditions

• Working outside in all weather conditions
• Schedule includes evenings and weekends
• 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, NT
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Date Posted 3/15/2017 2:56:37 PM