Job Title: Senior Avionics Technician

Position Type: Permanent, Full Time

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

Posting Expires: When suitable candidates are selected.


Job Purpose:

Our continuous growth creates a demand for heavy maintenance lines. We service the Dash 8 Q400, Dash 8 100/300 aircrafts. Along with, the CRJ100/200/700/900 aircrafts.

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!

Job Description:

As an Avionics Technician under the supervision of the Production Manager, you will plan and execute maintenance tasks and provide mentorship to apprentices.

Responsibilities and Competencies:

  • Carry out various maintenance tasks in accordance with the manufacturer’s manuals and data
  • Troubleshooting
  • Request parts and materials using the manufacturer’s manuals and data
  • Complete maintenance releases for work performed and ensure clear and accurate documentation
  • Mentor apprentices and trainees in best practices
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • Participate in company SMS and reporting procedures on all hazards or incidents.
  • Maintain clean work area and exercise FOD vigilance


  • A Transport Canada AME ‘E’ license is preferred.
  • Preference will be given to individuals holding an endorsement course for the aircraft listed.
  • Good understanding of the English Language with the ability to read, understand and follow instructions contained within Aircraft Manuals and Publications as it relates to Aircraft Maintenance.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Must have excellent mechanical aptitude and mechanical experience.
  • Must have a clean criminal background and provide a valid police criminal record check.
  • Must be able to legally work in Canada. 

Why JD Aero Technical:

JD Aero Technical was established in 2007 and we are in our fourteenth 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 90 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.

JD Aero is an equal opportunity employer comprised of a diverse and inclusive workforce and will give consideration to all qualified applicants, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion or disability.

Typical benefits include:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Life Insurance
  • Extended Health & Dental Care
  • Health & Wellness Benefits
  • Paid vacation in accordance with Federal Government Requirements

 Working hours:

Working hours are mainly 7:00am to 5:30pm. Extra hours may be required to complete project deadlines and support operating at critical times, eg. AOG’s.

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How to Apply:                                                              

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