Pickle Lake
Full Time
7 Nights On / 7 Nights Off
Anticipated Start Date
As soon as possible
Deadline To Apply
June 17, 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