Job Title: Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) Apprentice Trainee

Position Type: Permanent Full Time

Location: 13-475 Airport Road, Sault Ste. Marie Airport

Posting Expires: When suitable candidates are selected.


Job Purpose:

JD Aero is excited to announce the expansion of our facilities and our customer base.

Our growth requires additional support to satisfy the demand of our projects. We are seeking dedicated individuals who will assist us with our heavy maintenance lines. We primarily service the Dash 8 Q400, Dash 8 100/300 and CRJ100/200/700/900 aircraft.

We expect applicants to be ready to work in a fast-paced work environment. Our role requires individuals to have excellent communication skills with a team player attitude! Team members agree to work rotating shifts to satisfy demand, including afternoons and weekends.


Job Description:

As an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, under the supervision of the Production Manager, you will carry out elementary maintenance tasks while actively pursuing an education in aircraft maintenance to become an AME Apprentice.

Aircraft Maintenance is a challenging and exciting career – fast, intense, dead-line driven and very high tech.


Responsibilities and Competencies:

  • Carry out various maintenance tasks in accordance with the manufacturer’s manuals
  • Request parts and materials using the manufacturer’s manuals
  • Ensure all documentation of work performed is clear, accurate, up-to-date and signed for on a daily basis
  • Enroll in and complete the online education portion of the apprenticeship program
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • Participate in company SMS and report all hazards or incidents in accordance with company reporting procedures
  • Ensure a clean work area exercise FOD vigilance



  • Secondary School Diploma with preference to graduates having credits in an aviation-based high school major program


Why JD Aero Technical:

JD Aero Technical was established in 2007 and we are in our twelfth year of operation as the chosen heavy maintenance provider for several of North America’s Q400 operators. We are looking to add to our group of over 120 employees who have all worked hard to build our diversified and experienced workforce. We offer competitive wages with good opportunities for overtime while maintaining a healthy work life balance.


Successful candidates will receive a competitive salary. Based on your commitment and dedication, there is the opportunity for training and room to grow to Senior and Shift Lead roles.


Typical benefits include:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Life Insurance
  • Extended Health & Dental Care
  • Health & Wellness Benefits
  • Paid vacation (2 weeks or 4% of wages; after 5 years, 3 weeks or 6% of wages)
  • The opportunity to bank overtime
  • Employee/family assistance program
  • Uniforms provided


Working hours:


Working hours are mainly 7:00am to 5:30pm and 3:00pm to 1:30am when required, extra hours may be required to complete project deadlines.


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