Pilot in Waiting- Flight Follower

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Location: Yellowknife, NT, Canada
Job ID: R7687
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

If you are a low-time pilot looking to get a ‘foot in the door’ with a reputable aviation company, Summit Air has great opportunities for Pilots-in-Waiting at our base in Yellowknife, NT.

As a Pilot-in-Waiting, you will be an integral part of the Summit Air team in the role of Flight Follower, gaining exposure to our fleet of both passenger and cargo aircraft.

Put your skills to work and build your aviation career with us. Join the growing Summit Air team – apply today!

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assist with scheduling and dispatching of all aircraft on a daily basis
  • Ensure compliance with company and Transport Canada regulations
  • Check flight plans for completeness and accuracy
  • Review and maintain flight logs and other reports
  • Brief flight crews prior to departure and provide pilots with information essential to aviation safety
  • Contact crew prior to flights to ensure awareness of upcoming flight schedule      
  • Delay or cancel flights as warranted

Qualifications:

  • Holds current commercial pilot license (IATRA preferred)
  • Multi-IFR training is a definite asset
  • Previous experience in a dispatch or flight follower role preferred
  • Strong customer service and communication skills
  • Excellent MS Office and related computer skills
  • Proven ability to work independently
  • Must meet pre-employment drug & alcohol testing requirements
  • Must be fully vaccinated and provide valid COVID-19 vaccination record (unless you have a legitimate recognized medical or religious reason for not getting vaccinated)

Working Conditions

  • Pilot-in-waiting positions are expected to lead to flying positions
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada, and willing/able to relocate to Yellowknife, NT

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 www.flysummitair.com 

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
Dec 2, 2021

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

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