WestJet is currently searching for a capable and talented individual for the role of Aircraft Maintenance Engineer at our Edmonton facility. WestJet AME’s are responsible for the safe and efficient daily maintenance on our fleet of aircraft.
Desired personal skills:
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
The ability to recognize one’s mistakes and learn from them
A commitment to teamwork and working in a safety oriented atmosphere
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
Possession of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering License (M1/M2 rating) required
Proven technical aptitude with a minimum 2 year’s experience (Boeing 737 and/or Boeing 767, or equivalent type of aircraft) required.
Endorsement on large Transport aircraft required – 737NG or 767 is preferred.
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
Must be able to obtain a Driver’s Airside Licence – to do so you must have a valid Driver’s Licence and a clean driver’s abstract.
Flexibility to work shift work and overtime
Must be able to travel when required, ie; base coverage and/or rescue trips.
Must be able to pass a criminal background check
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
About the Technical Operations team:
The Technical Operations team at WestJet is peopled with the best technical and maintenance personnel in the airline industry. Ambitious, hard-working and serious about their jobs, the people of Technical Operations have an eye for detail and safety, and for keeping their jobs fun and exciting. We have the skills and the integrity to ensure that all of our guests fly in safety and comfort anywhere in WestJet’s world.
To apply for this job please visit www.westjet.com.