Apprentice Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME)

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Location: Yellowknife, NT, Canada
Job ID: R2237
Job Status: Full-Time



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
  • Yellowknife, NT based position

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

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.

Date Posted
Dec 12, 2019

27 Yellowknife Airport, 100 Dickins Street, Yellowknife, NT, Canada