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About First Air » Employment

Maintenance

First Air’s self-sufficiency in aircraft maintenance is the logical extension of our 71 years of experience operating aircraft in the North. Our diversity of operating aircraft has provided us with the necessary expertise in comprehensive aircraft maintenance, repair and engineering services for in-house purposes, as well as for other airlines. Our large maintenance, overhaul and engineering service facilities in: Ottawa Ontario, and Yellowknife Northwest Territories are complemented by satellite maintenance sub-bases in Iqaluit and Resolute Bay Nunavut, Edmonton Alberta and Winnipeg Manitoba.

We value training, personal development and encourage career advancement within First Air. While preference will be given to individuals in possession of a Transport Canada AME license and/or extensive experience in the field of aircraft mechanics, we also encourage AME apprentices in pursuit of a rewarding career. As an accredited training organization, First Air can help you achieve your goals through our in-house training centre and programs. Our fleet, ranging from turboprop ATR 42, ATR72 to jet B737′s right up to an L-382G Super Hercules will offer you a challenging and diverse opportunity within the aircraft maintenance scope.

Talented personnel, to fulfil the following diverse functions, are essential to our operation:

  • Aircraft Mechanical Engineer (AME)
  • Aircraft Mechanical Engineer Apprentices
  • Avionics
  • Building and Facility Maintenance
  • Engineering
  • Quality Assurance
  • Sheet Metal
  • Stores
  • Vehicle Maintenance

We encourage dynamic, enthusiastic individuals looking to pursue a rewarding career in the field of aircraft maintenance to join our team. First Air is an equal opportunity employer, offering competitive compensation and benefits packages.

Want to learn more about careers in this department?

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Current openings in this department

Building Maintenance Technician I Ref. #M66407
Position(s) Available
1 (Full Time)
Based in
OTTAWA
Closes
2017/12/17
 Department: MAINTENANCE
 
Aircraft, ACA Ref. #M10424
Position(s) Available
3 (Full Time)
Based in
OTTAWA
Closes
2017/12/21
 Department: MAINTENANCE
 
Avionics Technician Ref. #M10425
Position(s) Available
1 (Full Time)
Based in
Ottawa
Closes
2017/12/21
 Department: MAINTENANCE
 
Structures, ACA Ref. #M16406
Position(s) Available
3 (Full Time)
Based in
OTTAWA
Closes
2017/12/21
 Department: MAINTENANCE
 
Assistant Manager, Maintenance Production Ref. #M10426
Position(s) Available
1 (Full Time)
Based in
Ottawa
Closes
2017/12/21
 Department: MAINTENANCE
 
Technician, Aircraft Ref. #M10427
Position(s) Available
1 (Full Time)
Based in
Ottawa
Closes
2017/12/21
 Department: MAINTENANCE
 
Technician, Structures Ref. #M16405
Position(s) Available
1 (Full Time)
Based in
Ottawa
Closes
2017/12/21
 Department: MAINTENANCE
 
Gse Technician / Apprentice Ref. #M21410
Position(s) Available
1 (Full Time)
Based in
IQALUIT
Closes
2017/12/31
 Department: MAINTENANCE
 

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