Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Apprentice

WestJet - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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City: Calgary, AB (YYC)

Posting Open Date: 02/14/2020

Posting Close Date: 02/28/2020 (Please note the posting will close at 11:59pm)

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Apprentice – Calgary

What this role is all about:
The Technical Operations team at WestJet is peopled with the best technical and maintenance personnel in the airline industry. Aircraft Maintenance Engineers Apprentices are 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. Under the supervision of the Aircraft Maintenance Leads (AML), Inspector Crew Leads (ICL), and Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (AME) Apprentice’s at WestJet have the opportunity to learn from the best in the industry and apply their skills, knowledge, and integrity to ensure that all our guests fly in the safety and comfort anywhere in WestJet's world.

What you will bring to the team:
Learn and perform all work assigned in accordance with the instruction and procedures described in Maintenance Manuals and WestJet task cards;

Report any defect that is noted in the course of performing maintenance;

Carry out maintenance, avionics or furnishings related duties as assigned by the AML’s, ICL’s or ACA’s;

Responsible for accurately accounting for all maintenance tasks completed by updating logbook;

Complete WestJet Apprentice training exercises in a timely manner – at least one a month over a 20-month period.

Core Requirements of the role include:
Completion of a Transport Canada approved Aircraft Maintenance course with 18-month accreditation.

Must display adequate knowledge and understanding to the Maintenance managers for the responsibilities associated with the position.

The benefits of being a WestJetter:
WestJet provides all WestJetters with a competitive total rewards package. On top of that, we offer:

A fun and friendly culture with colleagues who work together to win
Travel privileges for you and your family
Savings and Benefit programs that are flexible to meet your specific needs

Think we are a fit? Apply now!

About WestJet Group of Companies

Together with WestJet's regional airline, WestJet Encore, we offer scheduled service to more than 100 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe and to more than 175 destinations in over 20 countries through our airline partnerships.

Our Safety Promise

At WestJet, the safety and security of our people and our guests is a core value and at the heart of what we do. As safety and security is a shared responsibility, it is expected that you will use safe work practices to ensure your well-being and the safety of others.

WestJet recognizes that the use of Alcohol and Drugs can adversely impact a safe work environment and the well-being of others including guests, suppliers and the public, as well as place WestJet's operations at risk. All roles that are identified as safety sensitive are required to pass a Pre-Employment Alcohol and Drug Test as per WestJet's Alcohol and Drug Policy.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We embrace what makes us each unique, and what makes us uniquely WestJet. WestJet is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility and if you require accommodation during the selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in WestJet; however, only those candidates who are selected will be contacted.

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