AME/Apprentice Avionics - Days (YQT)

AME/Apprentice Avionics - Days (YQT)
Thunder Bay
Monday - Friday
Deadline To Apply
Until Filled

Job Summary

The Aircraft instrument, electrical and avionics mechanics, and technicians AME/Apprentice* - Avionics installs, adjusts, repairs and overhauls aircraft instruments, electrical or avionics systems on aircraft.

* under the direction and guidance of a licensed AME/Base Engineer

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the installation, maintenance, repair, and overhaul of systems meet Transport Canada and Wasaya Airways LP standards of performance and safety.
  • Inspect and test aircraft instruments, electrical and avionics systems.
  • Repair and overhaul, install, calibrate, and test aircraft instruments.
  • Repair and overhaul, modify, install, and test aircraft electrical systems and equipment.
  • Test electrical, electronic and instrument components.
  • Troubleshoot, repair and overhaul, test, modify, install, and inspect aircraft electronic systems and components including communications, navigation, and auto flight equipment.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, install and inspect aircraft systems and components.
  • Foster a healthy working environment and promote a positive climate within the workplace.
  • Perform and uphold Wasaya’s Customer Care Commitments to both internal and external customers.
  • Any other related duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications


  • Transport Canada approved Aircraft Maintenance Course or relevant experience through International
  • Correspondence School (ICS)
  • Experience working on any of the following airframes: Beech 1900D, Dash 8, ATR-42, HS748, Pilatus PC 12/45 is an asset.
  • A strong safety-minded approach to work
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • An AME license E, or M1/M2 with Avionics experience, or working towards one.
  • An ACA on one of the aircraft types.


  • A strong safety-minded approach to work
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent computer skills, MS-Office preferable, proficient in use of internet and email
  • Able to work in a team environment, as well as unsupervised.
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally always.


  • First Aid skills and/or certificates are considered assets.
  • Ability to communicate in Oji-Cree or Ojibway
  • Previous airline experience is an asset.
  • Previous experience with and/or knowledge of First Nations organizations is an asset.


  • Overtime as required.
  • Travel may be required.
  • Hazards associated with trade.
  • Indoor and outdoor work is required.
  • Basic hand tools are required.
  • Weekend and evening work is required.
  • Ability to lift or move up to 75 lbs.
  • Manual dexterity is required to use desktop computers and peripherals.


If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources
Wasaya Airways LP
201 Kelner Place
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 6V3
Fax: (807) 789-1645