AME Avionics - Days (YQT)

AME Avionics - Days (YQT)
Thunder Bay
Monday - Friday
Anticipated Start Date
Deadline To Apply
Until Filled

Job Summary

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Aircraft Maintenance Engineer specializing in Avionics* to join our team. As an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Avionics, you will be responsible for ensuring the safe and efficient operation of avionic systems on our aircraft fleet. Your expertise will be crucial in maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing avionic systems to ensure compliance with industry regulations and standards.

*Apprentices welcome to apply!



  • Competitive hourly wages ranging from $25.47 - $41.99*
  • Premiums based on ratings, shifts, and/or location as per the CBA.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and pension plan.

*Wages are based on licensing and ACAs on aircraft in our fleet. Apprentices range from $18.81- $23.74 with accreditation as per the CBA.

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, 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.

Working Conditions

  • Occasional travel is required.
  • Weekend, evening, and nightshift work may be required.
  • Hazards associated with trade.
  • May be exposed to loud noise, dirt, oil, and fumes.
  • Overtime as required.
  • Indoor and outdoor work is required.
  • May be required to work in confined spaces.
  • Safety equipment will be required (PPE)*

*Please note, respirator fit testing may be required for this position as part of our commitment to ensuring a safe and healthy work environment. Candidates must be willing to undergo fit testing upon request.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift or move up to 50 lbs.
  • Manual dexterity is required to use desktop computers and peripherals.


  • Known as one of Canada’s greatest “Outdoor Cities.”
  • Considered the sunniest city in Eastern Canada!
  • Located on the shoreline of Lake Superior. Great fishing, sailing, even surfing!
  • Visit the Sleeping Giant, at Sleeping Giant Provincial Park and climb to the top or drive to the top of Anemki Wajiw (Mount McKay) and overlook the city and Lake Superior.
  • A “foodie” and Craft beer enthusiast’s city!


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