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Aircraft Maintenance Engineer DH8 (Ref. #:2019-035)

Sunwest Aviation Ltd. is the leading Western Canadian operator of jet and turboprop charter aircraft. Our fleet consists of a wide variety of jets, turboprops and piston aircraft. Based on fleet diversity, Sunwest is able to offer excellent opportunity for advancement. With over twenty-five years of safe operation, we have established a solid reputation in the aviation industry. Operating from a modern facility in Calgary, our aircraft are available for charter to thousands of destinations not served by scheduled airlines.

We currently have an opportunity available for a Aircraft Maintenance Engineer DH8. Reporting to the Production Manager, this position is responsible for performing the duties and responsibilities which include, but are not limited to, the following:

Type of Employment:
Full-time
Location:
Calgary
Position Shift:
8 on 6 off
Salary/Hourly:
Competition Deadline:
2019-08-31
Date Posted:
2019-07-31

Duties and Responsibilities:

Sunwest Aviation has a new opportunity for a Licenced AME, on their Dash 8 team.

The successful candidate should possess the following qualifications and competencies.  In addition, personality profiling will be required of all candidates granted an interview for this position.

  • Ability to refer to and follow technical manuals, written in terse abbreviated language
  • Must be able to read and interpret technical drawings and blueprints
  • Diagnostic skills requiring sound knowledge of aircraft systems, aerodynamics, aircraft structures, and basic applied mechanics
  • Have a good understanding of CAR’s
  • Good literacy and numerical skills
  • Problem solving skills are critical in handling challenging and complex aircraft system snags
  • Good communication skills required, both verbal and written

The successful candidate should possess the following qualifications and competencies. In addition personality profiling will be required of all candidates granted an interview for this position.

Qualifications, Experience and Competencies:

  • Minimum 2 years training from Transport Canada approved Aircraft Maintenance Technology Program
  • DH8 endorsement is required.
  • Transport Canada AME M2 License is required (M1 licence is considered an asset)

Sunwest offers a competitive, performance-based salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including dental, extended health, life insurance, AD&D, short-term & long-term disability, an Employee & Family Assistance Program, and Group RRSP plan matching. Offering a safe, diverse and innovative environment, Sunwest is respected for integrity and is committed to taking care of our customers, our employees, our partners and our community.

Sunwest Aviation is committed to employment equity and will consider the qualifications, education, knowledge and experience of all candidates. We encourage all candidates to apply and the most qualified candidate will be offered the position.

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