Discovery Air is a Tier One sponsor of the Discovery Air Hawk One Project – Celebrating 100 years of powered flight in Canada! To learn more, please visit www.hawkone.ca.
Headquartered in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Great Slave Helicopters and its group of companies is one of the largest helicopter operators in Canada.
Discovery Mining Services is a mining service and expediting company serving the needs of companies operating throughout Canada.
Air Tindi operates a diversified fleet of fixed-wing aircraft and offers air ambulance, tourism, cargo transport, charter flying and scheduled service across Canada’s north.
Discovery Air Defence Services is the prime supplier of Airborne Training services to the Canadian Army, Navy and Air Force.
Discovery Air Inc.’s Class A common voting shares and unsecured debentures trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbols DA.A and DA.DB.A, respectively).
Discovery Air Technical Services (DATS) is a Transport Canada Approved Maintenance Organization (AMO 23-10) with a wide range of capabilities. We are authorized to perform maintenance and modifications on all U.S. registered aircraft as listed in the U.S./Canada bilateral agreement (Ref. CFR 43.17) and under EASA 145 (European Aviation Safety Agency).
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (M1 and/or M2)
Location: Cold Lake, AB
Reporting to: Base Lead
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Do you thrive in a dynamic work environment?
Do you enjoy the excitement and range of responsibilities that International Travel brings?
If you are looking to work in a team of world class professionals and experts, with Alpha Jet aircrafts, this is an excellent opportunity!
Discovery Air Defence Services is in search of an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer to become an integral part of our Maintenance team. The successful candidate will bring experience, practical knowledge, creativity and problem solving skills in order to ensure that the aircrafts are maintained in an airworthy and dispatch ready status at all times.
Maintain the aircrafts in accordance with applicable airworthiness standards and OEM instructions
Carry out maintenance, repair, modification and daily inspection of the company aircrafts as detailed in the company maintenance control manual
Complete and certify work reports for all work accomplished on the aircraft
Follow company procedures as per the maintenance control manual using safe work practices
Perform any other duties as may be assigned
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following skills and qualifications:
Valid Transport Canada M1/M2 License
3-5 years’ experience on a commercial aircraft, an asset
Proven track record of success working on complex assignments requiring considerable judgment, initiative and technical/specialized knowledge
Able to obtain a positive Security Clearance
Able to work well in a team and within a fast-paced environment
Strong problem solving abilities
Able to work independently with minimal supervision
International travel may also be required in this role
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Both Great Slave Helicopters and Air Tindi are co-sponsors of the Government of the Northwest Territories Aviation Bursary Program that provides eight $5,000 scholarships to young Northerners looking to pursue a career in aviation within the NWT industry each year.
If you would like to concentrate on flying aircraft while knowing you are in the safest hands around, our team of maintainers will take care of all aspects of managing your fleet.
Discovery Air Fire Services operates with four divisions
Discovery Air Fire Services has been active in the aviation industry for over 60 years and is organized into four operating divisions; Fire, Charter, Imagery and Training.Read More
Discovery Air International was established to expand Discovery Air’s range of specialty aviation services domestically and internationally and will focus initially on executive charter, medevac and repatriation services out of Western Canada with its primary base and main operations based out of Calgary, Alberta.
The Northlinx Network brings together many of the Great Slave Helicopters Aboriginal Joint-Venture Partnerships allowing all participants to benefit from pan-territorial mega-projects requiring helicopter services in the North. Presently there are twelve partnerships operating in this profitable model around the NWT and Nunavut. On top of that, Air Tindi has an additional four Aboriginal partnerships and Discovery Mining Services has two.
We are committed to providing our customers with specialty aviation solutions whenever and wherever they are required. Our pilots, maintainers, logisticians and administrators operate with precision and pride in some of the most challenging environments in the world.
Discovery Air is committed to recruiting and retaining the best talent in aviation industry. By joining Discovery Air you will have the opportunity to participate in a unique and dynamic environment focused on growth, entrepreneurship, innovation and teamwork.
Discovery Aviation Academy is a flight school based in Sudbury, Ontario that offers many different types of pilot flight training to meet the needs of all aspiring aviators.