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Aircraft Maintenance Apprentice (Ottawa)


Job Location: Ottawa, ON and international field locations

We are hiring a fixed wing AME to be based at the company's headquarters in Ottawa and must be available to travel for rotational field work around the world. Our fleet includes C208 Caravans, a DHC-6 Twin Otter, BN2 Islanders, DA42 Twin Stars and AS350 helicopters.

Responsibilities of the Position

  • Perform all maintenance activities in accordance with applicable standards of airworthiness and the MPM;
  • Troubleshoot faulty systems to determine a course of rectification in conjunction with a licensed AME;
  • Remove and install aircraft parts associated with aircraft engines, frame, flight controls and other systems as required;
  • Perform various duties including engine runs and aircraft towing, as trained and authorized to do so;
  • Make entries on work cards, inspection sheets and work packages for own work done;
  • Fill out and sign unserviceable tags;
  • Ensure that all work and all parts used are checked by the supervising ACA holder before closing access panels;
  • Immediately report to direct supervisor for any items that may affect the airworthiness of the component or aircraft upon which they are working, and ensure the defect is properly addressed;
  • Use equipment and substances in accordance with any training and instruction given;
  • Understand, comply and promote all company safety precautions and policies including reporting hazards and incidents encountered in daily operations;
  • Keep workplace tidy and assist with hangar clean-up;
  • Maintain a personal logbook as issued and approved by Transport Canada; and Attend training courses as directed.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Successful completion of an approved Aircraft Maintenance Training Program;
  • Experience on C208, DHC-6 and BN2 aircraft a definite asset;
  • Knowledgeable understanding of Canadian Aviation Regulations;
  • Willingness to travel on short notice for periods of up to 2 months;
  • Valid passport and driver's licence;
  • Ability to obtain Transport Canada restricted area pass; and
  • Available to work after-hours occasionally as required.