Apprentice Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

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Division: Summit Air
Location: Yellowknife, NT, Canada
Job ID: 16133
Job Status: Full Time Regular


Job Description

Job Status
Full Time Regular

Job Summary
You are a driven and self-motivated Apprentice Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME), focused on obtaining your AME license, who mayhave previous experience working on large fixed wing aircraft. Under the leadership of the crew chief, 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
  • 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 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 would be an asset
  • 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
  • Shift will be 7 on 7 off, nights (5PM-5AM)
  • Local based position out of Yellowknife, NT

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

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.

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