Apprentice Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

To Apply: Email a resume and cover letter to [email protected] and indicate ‘Application Apprentice AME’ in the Subject Line.


HeavyAero Maintenance Centre is an aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul company priding itself on being a trusted partner within the aircraft maintenance industry.

We are offering an exciting employment opportunity for full-time Apprentice Aircraft Maintenance Engineer’s this fall and are looking for candidates who want to grow with our company and be an integral part of our success.

We will provide you a professional and safe work environment and will encourage your advancement within our operations.


Salary will be based on the level of experience.

We offer medical and dental benefits including paid vacation.


  • De Havilland DHC-8 100, 200, 300 series
  • De Havilland Bombardier DHC-8 400 series
  • Bombardier (Canadair) CRJ 100/200 series 
  • Saab 340 Series
  • Beechcraft 1900


The Apprentice AME is responsible to the Aircraft Maintenance Leads and Engineers for the completion of the maintenance functions in accordance with their appropriate skill level and the governing policies and procedures defined in both the HeavyAero’s Maintenance Policy Manual (MPM) and the applicable Maintenance Control Manual (MCM). 


  • The Apprentice AME is responsible to carry out their assigned duties which include, but are not limited to: 
  • Completion of maintenance, repair, modification, overhaul and alteration services of aircraft and aeronautical products listed within HeavyAero’s scope of services
  • Report any noted defects in accordance with the regulatory requirements
  • Ensure ground support equipment & tooling is properly maintained
  • Ensure accurate accounting for all maintenance tasks completed by updating logbook
  • Perform other related activities, as necessary or as assigned by management
  • Strict adherence to all safety practices 
  • Actively participate in the HeavyAero Safety Management System and Quality Assurance programs 
  • Respect and uphold all the Company policies, procedures & performance expectations


Candidates must have a positive ‘can-do’ attitude and a strong understanding of the performance of maintenance and repairs in accordance with their training, regulatory requirements and company procedures. You will require knowledge of aircraft materials and parts and understand the regulations governing their acceptance for certified aircraft and the process of quarantine action.   

Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduate of a Transport Canada accredited Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Course-Category ‘M’
  • Work experience in a related field and/or aircraft listed in our scope of work considered an asset

A strong commitment to:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and mechanical aptitude
  • Be a team player with a professional attitude
  • Ensure excellent communication skills to support safe and compliant outcomes


  • Flexibility to work shift work and additional hours including evenings and weekends as required
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must be able to acquire and maintain a Restricted Airside Identification Card (RAIC)
  • Must be able to acquire and maintain an Airside Vehicle Operator’s Permit (AVOP) within six (6) months of employment
  • Must have a clean criminal record
  • Must hold and maintain a valid passport and driver’s license
  • Due to the safety sensitive nature of the job and possible customer requirements, applicants must be willing to complete pre-employment and random drug and alcohol testing


  • Work involves light exposure to unusual elements such as dirt, dust, fumes, extreme temperatures, humidity, darkness, and noise
  • Work involves physical risks such as working around mechanical, chemical and electrical hazards which can be dangerous if not handled correctly
  • Must be able to meet the physical tasks of the job (e.g. standing, walking, wearing a respirator, climbing, pushing, pulling, lifting, working from heights & confined spaces etc.)
  • Must be able to see, hear and properly communicate with others

Personal protective equipment, as defined by the Company, will be provided and must be worn.