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AME Apprentice Mechanical (Resident) – YZF

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Location: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Date Posted:
Job ID: R20527
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

You are a driven and self-motivated Apprentice Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME), focused on obtaining your AME license who has previous experience working on large fixed wing aircraft. Under the direction of a qualified AME, you will join our skilled team of aviation professionals at Summit Air, servicing our diverse and growing fleet.

Apply now to join the dynamic Summit Air team in Yellowknife, NT.


  • Conduct maintenance on aircraft and aircraft components as directed by the AME Team Lead
  • Perform all maintenance activities in accordance with the applicable standards of air worthiness
  • Accurately complete all paperwork for assigned tasks in a timely manner
  • Perform independent and critical task checks if trained and authorized to do so
  • Troubleshoot faulty systems to determine a course of rectification in conjunction with the Lead AME
  • Perform various duties including engine runs and aircraft towing, as trained and authorized to do so
  • Conduct hangar clean up
  • Assist with sheet metal repairs as required


  • Aircraft Maintenance Diploma, or relevant training
  • Previous experience working with fixed wing aircraft, preferably larger turboprop or jet engine aircraft
  • Must have own basic mechanics toolbox
  • Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Ability to take direction and learn quickly
  • Proven observational, decision-making and time management skills
  • Mechanically inclined, ability to work with your hands
  • Computer knowledge
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, as well as work independently
  • Successful completion of pre-employment drug & alcohol testing requirements

Work Conditions

  • Rotating shift schedule including nights & dayshift
  • Toolbox shipping costs will be covered by the Company

Additional Information:

Company Description

Summit Air, a member of the Ledcor Group of Companies, delivers customized fleet and aviation solutions safely and reliably to support Canada's North and beyond. 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. 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. For more information about Ledcor’s Inclusion and Diversity initiatives, please visit our I&D page. 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. 

3736 - 52 Ave, Edmonton International Airport, LEDMO-AERO