Helicopter Pilot

Location: Kamloops, BC, Canada
Job ID: R3718
Job Status: Part-Time



Job Summary:

You are a qualified, safety minded, Helicopter Pilot looking to join the team at Summit Helicopters. This opportunity will provide term coverage during our high season as a wildfire pilot and/or drill pilot, working a flexible 20 day on, 10 day off schedule. There may be opportunities to move into a full-time pool positions for excellent performers.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Adhere to all Summit Helicopters Safety and Operational policies, procedures and software systems
  • Operate aircraft safely and efficiently
  • Plan work, prepare aircraft and auxiliary equipment as required
  • Represent Company with professional and can-do attitude


  • Current Canadian Commercial Helicopter License
  • Preferred 1000 hours total time
  • Bell 412 endorsement, and/or
  • Bell 407 endorsement
  • 500 hours PIC on type (BH41) required
  • 500 hours PIC on type (BH407) required
  • Collaborative, independent and professional attitude required
  • Previous fire-fighting experience required
  • Precision long line experience providing drill support/moves required
  • Experience in mountainous terrain and confined landing sites required
  • Strong focus on client service required
  • Heli-Ski experience would be an asset
  • HAC Mountain Course would be an asset

Work Conditions

  • Great Day Rate (training days are full rate; travel days are half);
  • $50 per diems;
  • 2-hour minimum on wildfire spec;
  • 4-hour minimum on drill job;
  • Paid travel from nearest agreed airport;

Candidates who do not meet the minimum requirements may be considered depending on the number of responses.  Endorsements will be considered for candidates would have comparable experience.

Additional Information:

Company Description

Summit Helicopters, a member of the Ledcor Group of Companies, delivers helicopter aviation solutions with one of the largest and most diverse fleets in the industry. Learn more at www.summithelicopters.ca

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
Jun 1, 2020

2975 Airport Road, Kamloops, BC, Canada