Avionics Technician - Rotational or Live In

Category: Summit Air
Location: Yellowknife, NT, Canada
Job ID: 15608
Job Status: Full Time Regular

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Job Description

Job Summary
The Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) - Avionics is responsible for day-to-day maintenance on aircraft avionics. This position performs maintenance activities as directed by the Crew Chief or Production Supervisor. You will join our skilled team of aviation professionals at Summit Air, servicing our growing fleet in Central and Northern Canada.

Apply now and join the dynamic Summit Air team in Yellowknife, NT!

Responsibilities
  • Performs day-to-day on-aircraft Avionics troubleshooting and repair tasks on aircraft
  • Performs maintenance checks on Avionics systems including but not limited to communications, navigation, autopilot, Pitot-static, radar, AC & DC power distribution and aircraft lighting
  • Carries out various installations on aircraft
  • Operates Avionics test equipment including air data test set, navigation and communications, ATC ramp testers, and other electronic test equipment
  • Performs all maintenance activities in accordance with the applicable standards of airworthiness
  • Ensures all paperwork for assigned tasks is complete and accurate before handing back to Crew Chief
  • Ensures all maintenance alerts and memos are read, understood and complied with
  • Identifies possible Service Difficulty Report (SDR) situations and reports to Crew Chief
  • Troubleshoots faulty systems to determine a course of rectification
  • Travels with an aircraft and apprentice / mechanic if it is assigned away from base for an extended period of time, as required
  • May perform other related duties as assigned


Requirements
  • Minimum 1 year of licensed AME experience, preferably working with larger aircraft
  • Possess Transport Canada AME License E
  • Previous experience with DHC-6, DHC-8, D228, SC-7, ATR42/72, or RJ85/100 would be an asset
  • Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Proven observational, decision-making and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with proven leadership skills


Work Conditions
  • Your choice to live in Yellowknife, NT or be on a 2 weeks on 2 weeks off rotational schedule
  • Flights will be provided if you prefer a rotational schedule

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!

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