Job Title: Aircraft Structures Technician (AME) – S or Non-Licensed

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 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 Structures Technician (AME) – S or Non-Licensed structures technician under the supervision of the Structures 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 License – Structures considered an asset.
  • If Non-Licensed, experience working in aviation industry in structures is an asset.
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Good understanding of the English Language with the ability to read, understand and follow instructions in Aircraft Manuals/blueprint reading 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 be able to obtain an Airport Restricted Area Pass.
  • Must have a clean criminal background.
  • Must be able to pass a drug and alcohol test.
  • Must be able to legally work in Canada.


Why JD Aero Technical:

JD Aero Technical was established in 2007 and we are in our 15th year of operation as the chosen heavy maintenance provider for several of North Americas Q400 operators. We are looking to add to our group of over 90 diversified and experienced employees.

Based on your commitment and dedication, there is the opportunity for continuous learning, training, growth, all while maintaining a healthy work/life balance.


Typical benefits include:

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


Working hours:

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

How to Apply:                                                           


If you are interested in this job opportunity and possess the required qualifications, please send a copy of your cover letter and resume with references via email to:

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