Apprentice AME - Avionics

Sunwest Aviation Ltd. is the leading Western Canadian operator of jet and turboprop charter aircraft. Our jet fleet consists of 17 aircraft: 1 Falcon 900EX, 1 Challenger 604, 2 Hawker 800A, 2 Gulfstream 150, 2 Lear 55, 4 Lear 45, 2 Lear 35; 1 Citation V Ultra (C560) and 2 Citation Sovereign (C680). We also have a fleet of 23 turboprop/piston aircraft including: 5 Beech 1900D, 4 Metro 23, 2 Metro II, 4 King Air B200, 1 King Air B350, 2 Cessna C208, 1 Cessna C208B, and 4 Piper Chieftain. Based on our fleet diversity, Sunwest is able to offer excellent opportunity for advancement. With over twenty years of safe operation, we have established a solid reputation in the aviation industry. Operating from a mod-ern 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 Apprentice AME - Avionics. Reporting to the Production Manager, this position is responsible for performing the duties and responsibili-ties which include, but are not limited to, the following:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist Engineers in providing sound maintenance to Sunwest’s aircraft fleet.

Other related duties as assigned.

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

Qualifications, Experience and Competencies:


Adhere to the safety accountabilities as per Sunwest’s Safety Management System manual.

Term of Employment: Full-time

Location: Calgary

Position Shift: 4 days 3 days off 4:30 pm to 3:00 am

Competition Deadline: 2021-10-31

Date Posted: 2021-10-06

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 employ-ees, our partners and our community.

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

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