Encore Aircraft Maintenance Engineer YEG


Are you currently at M1 AME that is looking to achieve your M2 licence? If you are we have good news for you, WestJet Encore is looking to hire you to join their growing team!

To obtain an M2 or E licence within 1 year of being hired at WestJet Encore
Understand and comply with the regulatory requirements and the requirements of the Company manuals
Accurate completion of all paperwork in accordance with published procedures, manuals and documentation
Provide supervision, mentorship, instruction and guidance for non-ACA Technicians and/or Apprentice Engineers working on shift at their facility
Care and custody of tooling and publications associated with the maintenance function
Accomplish all work tasks assigned
Ensure all paperwork required for Technical Dispatch is completed properly and forwarded to the Crew Chief in a timely manner
Communicate any safety, performance or operational concerns to the applicable management personnel and work together to rectify in a timely manner
Perform Stores duties if the Stores personnel are unavailable
Perform other duties and assignments as requested by the Director, Maintenance


Possession of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering License (M1 or M1 Avionics as required by the position)
Must have experience on the aircraft that they are required to sign a maintenance release (if authorized).
Must hold a Radio License Industry Canada (Aeronautical) Certificate within six (6) months from accepting the position (as required by duties)
Licensed Avionics Technician to be considered
Broad range of experience including electrical, navigation, and flight controls is required
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, as well as, climb, kneel, and crawl frequently in tight spaces
Must be medically fit to wear all safety equipment including (but not limited to) respirator apparatus
Must be able to obtain an Airport Restricted Area Pass issued by Transport Canada and AVOP (requires current valid driver’s license)
Flexibility to work shift work and overtime
Must be able to pass a criminal background check

Desired personal skills:
Exercise privileges of Aircraft Certification Authority in respect to WestJet & WestJet Encore aircraft
A positive and passionate personality, with the natural ability to effectively communicate with others
Strong troubleshooting and time management skills
The ability to make safe / sound decisions, while following documented polices / procedures
A mature approach to work by taking ownership and responsibility if stressful situations should arise
Excellent ability to multitask & handle changing priorities under extreme pressure
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Strong computer skills using various Maintenance programs and Microsoft Office Applications
The ability to recognize one’s mistakes and learn from them
A commitment to teamwork and working in a safety oriented atmosphere

Special Requirements

An ability to meet all conditions of employment:
Restricted Area Pass issued by Transport Canada
Ability to obtain an AVOP
Post offer employment test to test physical ability and fit for position
A criminal background check
As per our Alcohol and Drug Policy all offers of employment are conditional on passing a pre-employment alcohol and drug screening test

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Start Date: January 23, 2019

End Date: February 28, 2019

Positions Available:1

Relevant Work Experience:1 to 2 Years

Education Level:College/Technical School

Job Status:Full Time