Pilot in Waiting

Location: Yellowknife, NT, Canada
Job ID: R7802
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

Job Description 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 Ramp Attendant, 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

  • Marshal aircraft in ramp area, and tow aircraft on the ground
  • Unload and load passenger baggage and cargo to/from aircraft
  • Assist with aircraft grooming and washing
  • De-ice aircraft and assist crew in preparing aircraft for departure
  • Perform snow removal duties as required
  • Ensure necessary ground equipment is available in the ramp area for upcoming flights
  • Assist with freight handling

Qualifications

  • Holds current commercial pilot license (IATRA preferred)
  • Multi-IFR training is a definite asset
  • Previous ramp or other job-site experience (construction, labour, etc.) preferred
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Ability to meet the physical requirements of the position which include bending, climbing, and heavy lifting
  • Previous ramp or other job-site experience an asset
  • Must meet pre-employment drug & alcohol testing requirements
  • Must be fully vaccinated and provide valid COVID-19 vaccination record

Working Conditions

  • Working outside in all weather conditions
  • Pilot-in-waiting positions are expected to lead to flying positions

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. 

View our full Inclusion & Diversity statement here.

Date Posted
Nov 15, 2021

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

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