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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).
Quality Assurance Inspector
Location: Calgary, AB
Salary: Commensurate with experience
We have an immediate opening at our Calgary base for a Quality Assurance Inspector who will assist in ensuring compliance with all company and Transport Canada audit requirements as outlined in the Maintenance Policy Manual, Maintenance Control Manual and other approved documents.
The Quality Assurance Inspector is responsible for the following:
To produce accurate and timely scheduled audit reports;
Maintain technical awareness of all aspects of the company’s maintenance activities and recommend for implementation technical and procedural changes to improve efficiencies and ensure compliance;
Validating publications and amendment status of publications;
Audit technical records including audit work packages, journey logs, technical logbooks, mod/repair data, W&B, equipment lists;
Validating helicopter conformity of fleet through computer tracking, CHR’s, AD’s, and W&B;
Assist in audits of main base and sub bases and assists in development of CAP’s and follow ups;
Other duties and projects.
The Ideal Candidate
Licensed AME with a minimum of 5 years line experience as a rotary wing engineer;
Confident leader who is self-motivated, innovative and results-orientated; recognize, access, report and provide solutions;
Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines in a busy and flexible environment;
Experience with Transport Canada regulations, processes, procedures, CARS’s, Maintenance procedures and policies along with standard auditing requirements;
Above average organizational and time-management skills with a proven ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines in a busy and flexible environment.
Apply for the position
Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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.