Job Description

Yellowhead Helicopters is currently seeking applications for licensed helicopter aircraft maintenance engineers (AMEs) and apprentices for both full-time and seasonal summer contract positions.

These positions would be operationally controlled out of the company’s Prince George, British Columbia, facility and will require travel to various work locations across Canada including locations in remote Northern B.C.

Position Overview

Yellowhead Helicopters Ltd. is looking for licensed AMEs that are endorsed on BK 117, Bell 212 or Airbus H125 (AS350) series for secured project work and for full-time apprentice AMEs. Reporting directly to our director of maintenance, these are full time or contract positions, which are available immediately.

Postings will be flexible for residing location; however there is additional incentive offered for AMEs and Apprentices willing to relocate to Prince George.

Experience required:

AME must hold a Transport Canada approved aircraft maintenance engineer (M) license; endorsement on aircraft is preferable; strong understanding of the Canadian Air Regulations, excellent communication skills.

Both AMEs and apprentices must follow documented policies and procedures including pre-employment drug and alcohol test; Class 5 driver’s license and acceptable driver’s abstract; and appropriate skills and experience listed by type below. Applicant must not have any criminal convictions that would restrict a foreign work visa. Language of work: English

BK 117, Bell 212 and/or Airbus H125 (AS350) series

  • Licensed AME-M
  • Endorsed on Bell 212 and/or Airbus H125 (AS350) series
  • Two to three years of experience on type

Job Duties

  • Communicate with the pilot with respect to maintenance-related problems and snags, looming inspections, etc.
  • Resolve snags and carry out aircraft inspections after the day’s flying is complete. Inspections may be carried out on a progressive basis or all at once. The number of hours required will depend on the assistance that is available (apprentice(s) or engineer(s)) and the nature of the snag/inspection.

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