Pickle Lake
Full Time
7 Nights On / 7 Nights Off
Anticipated Start Date
As soon as possible
Deadline To Apply
Monday May 10, 2021

Job Summary

 Wasaya Airways LP is currently seeking qualified applicants for permanent employment for AME/AME Apprentice (Maintenance, Structures, and Avionics) positions in Thunder Bay, Ontario.  The position is responsible to the Base Engineer/Crew Chief for the performance, quality and regulatory compliance of the work.

Duties and Responsibilities

Aircraft Technicians / Aircraft Maintenance Engineers are responsible for airframe maintenance and should have the following skill sets:

  • Ability to use the correct tools, methods, techniques and equipment required to perform aircraft maintenance.
  • Candidates should be able to read and understand various schematic diagrams for maintenance troubleshooting and be proficient with computers and diagnostic tools.
  • Ensure completion and certification of logbooks, job cards and other associated maintenance records in the absence of the base engineer.
  • Individuals need to be "team players" with excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to maintain a customer focused attitude in a demanding, high stress environment.
  • Perform and uphold Wasaya Customer Care Commitments to both internal and external customers.

Skills and Qualifications


  • Must have a Transport Canada approved Aircraft Maintenance Course completed or have equivalent experience through a program such as the International Correspondence School;
  • Experience on Beech 1900D, Dash 8, ATR-42, Pilatus PC12/45 aircraft would be considered an asset;
  • Must possess strong interpersonal, organization and communication skills;
  • The ability to work both independently and in a team environment;
  • Trouble shooting skills.


  • Safety oriented mindset
  • Investigative ability and analytical skills
  • Able to keep and reference accurate records
  • Skilled with Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Able to maintain filing systems and basic databases
  • Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
  • Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with other departments
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills
  • Ability to communicate in Oji-Cree or Ojibway is an asset


  • Matching Contribution Pension plan
  • License Reimbursement Program;
  • Competitive Compensation;
  • Generous Benefit Program;
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan;
  • Flight benefits


  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs; Repetitively
  • Manual dexterity
  • Overtime as required
  • Weekend work may be required
  • Some travel may be required
  • Safety equipment will be required
  • Hazards associated with trade
  • May be exposed to loud noise, dust, fumes and oils
  • Indoor and outdoor work is required
  • May be required to work in confined spaces


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

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