Apprentice Heavy Equipment Technician

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Location: Yellowknife, NT, Canada
Job ID: R7286
Job Status: Full-Time



Job Summary:

You are a Heavy Equipment Technician Apprentice seeking a dynamic role in the aviation industry to put your technical skills to use and grow your career. You will be responsible for the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of industrial aircraft ground service equipment. Directed by a qualified Heavy Equipment Journeyman your focus will be on obtaining a Red Seal Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician designation.

Join our great crew, you’ll enjoy great benefits and be part of the amazing Summit Air team in Yellowknife, NT!

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Maintains, repairs and overhauls aircraft ground service equipment in a safe, efficient manner.  Performs troubleshooting of aircraft ground support equipment on a scheduled basis and performs immediate repairs and preventative maintenance on company equipment.
  • Repairs to facilities in a safe and efficient manner.  Conducts regular inspections of facilities for compliance and asset integrity.
  • Maintains Equipment status report along with updating equipment service intervals.
  • Liaises with vendors and secures favorable pricing of parts and services; initiates purchase orders.
  • Keeps tools and support equipment in safe and operational working condition while maintaining a clean work environment.
  • Manages equipment inventory tracking; maintains and updates equipment files


  • Registered Heavy Equipment Technician Apprentice or equivalent program  an asset not required
  • Previous experience in the repair and overhaul of motorized vehicles, specific background with ground support equipment preferred
  • Welding, Automotive or Small Engine certificate would be an asset
  • Proven track record within the aviation industry preferred, but not required
  • Experience in the use of maintenance and work order practices
  • Strong and diverse mechanical knowledge
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Technically inclined and experienced with MS Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Successful completion of pre-employment drug & alcohol testing requirements
  • Must hold a valid passport and driver’s license

Work Conditions:

  • Must be fully vaccinated and provide valid COVID-19 vaccination record

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 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. 

Date Posted
Oct 18, 2021

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