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Maintenance Planner - Aviation

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Location: Yellowknife, NT, Canada
Date Posted:
Job ID: R19089
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

Summit Air is hiring for a full-time permanent Maintenance Planner to join the team on a full-time permanent basis. In your new position you will report to the Maintenance Controller, and be responsible for performing maintenance planning activities for the Summit Air taking into consideration operational requirements, staffing, budgeting, and other projects.

In this role you will collaborate closely with various department to create effective maintenance plans while adhering to regulatory compliance and operational requirements.

Joining our team means:

- Stability in knowing you have long term employment and growth opportunities
- A competitive wage so you can comfortably provide for your family
- Health & Dental Benefits that start the day you do and RRSP matching, so you and your family feel secure in the future

Click the link below to see what it’s like to work with our team:

Interested? Apply today to join our team in Yellowknife, NT OR Edmonton, AB!

Essential Responsibilities

  • Forecasts and develops the long-term and short-term projections for maintenance planning with a goal to minimize impact to the operations and take into consideration the impact to staffing levels, budgeting, and other projects
  • Coordinates the acquisition of parts, materials and tooling as required by maintenance operations
  • Performs schedules and builds work packages for maintenance tasks, airworthiness directives, service bulletins and Supplemental Type Certifications (STCs)
  • Coordinates administrative control over maintenance planning, including budgets, forecasted hours, and job costing
  • Coordinates and communicates with Operations to ensure sufficient operating hours and the scheduling of aircraft out of service
  • Ensures all scheduled maintenance is completed within allotted timelines
  • Supports the maintenance team with the application and control of minimum equipment lists (MELs), deferred defects, and monitoring of recurring defects


  • A College, Trade or Technical Diploma in Aviation/Aircraft Maintenance is preferred
  • 4+ years of Aircraft Maintenance is preferred, but strong maintenance planners will also be considered
  • Previous maintenance planning & supervisory experience preferred
  • Knowledge of aircraft maintenance schedules, including maintenance planning documents, schedule approvals, and airworthiness limitations
  • Proficient computer skills with MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint), aircraft and inventory tracking systems
  • Proven ability to identify and implement improvements to processes, and increase efficiency
  • Familiarity with budgeting and job costing highly preferred
  • Task-oriented with an excellent sense of priority, logic and objectivity; highly organized and capable of managing multiple priorities

Working Conditions

  • Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm shift time
  • On-Site in either Edmonton or Yellowknife locations

Additional Information:

Company Description

Summit Air, a member of the Ledcor Group of Companies, 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 

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!

Employment Equity

At Ledcor we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion should be part of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply.

Our True Blue team consists of individuals from all backgrounds who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to Ledcor. We are committed to continuing to build on our culture of empowerment, inclusion and belonging.

Adjustments will be provided in all parts of our hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance by submitting a request via email. For more information about Ledcor’s Inclusion and Diversity initiatives, please visit our I&D page.

27 Yellowknife Airport, 100 Dickins Street, Yellowknife, NT