AME - Block Check

AME - Block Check
Thunder Bay
Full-time - Rotational
7 days on/ 7days off
Anticipated Start Date
Deadline To Apply
Until Filled

Job Summary

If you are a skilled Aircraft Maintenance Engineer with a passion for aviation and a commitment to safety, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to join our team and contribute to the maintenance and safety of our aircraft fleet.


  • Rotational shifts, days, nights, providing work-life balance.
  • Competitive hourly wages (as per the CBA) 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. 

Job Summary

We are seeking a skilled and dedicated Aircraft Maintenance Engineer to join our team. As an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, you will play a vital role in ensuring the safety and functionality of our aircraft fleet. Your primary responsibility will be to inspect, maintain, and repair our aircraft to meet industry standards and regulatory requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoot aircraft structural, mechanical, or hydraulic systems to identify problems and adjust and repair systems according to specifications, technical drawings, manuals, and established procedures.
  • Repair and overhaul aircraft structural, mechanical, or hydraulic systems
  • Install or modify aircraft engines and mechanical, hydraulic, flight control, fuel, and pneumatic systems.
  • Dismantle airframes, aircraft engines or other aircraft systems for repair, overhaul, and cleaning, and reassemble.
  • Perform and document routine maintenance.
  • 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.
  • Completing any required training prior to the due date.
  • Assist with aircraft movements and ensure all aircraft that are outside are properly marked with safety cones.
  • Obtain and maintain a valid RAIC and AVOP.
  • Ensure proper tool control is followed.
  • Ensure all paperwork is completed clearly and accurately.
  • Abide by the rules set in the CBA.
  • Any other related duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications

Minimum Skills and Qualifications

  • Transport Canada approved Aircraft Maintenance Course or relevant experience through International Correspondence School (ICS)
  • Valid AME (M1/M2) License
  • Experience working on any of the following airframes: B1900D, Dash 8, ATR-42/72, PC 12/45 and C208 are an asset.
  • 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.
  • The ability to communicate in Oji-Cree or Ojibway is an asset.
  • Previous airline experience is an asset.
  • 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 50lbs.
  • 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