Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

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  • Pay Commensurate with Experience
  • References Required
  • Posting Closes October 18th

The Details:

Job Purpose 

The Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) is responsible for the safe and efficient maintenance and repair of the helicopters both owned and operated by the organization.  The AME will report directly to the Director of Maintenance and work in collaboration with the entire Phoenix team.  

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Perform cleaning, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair on all company aircraft and components within expected time frame and in compliance with Transport Canada (TC) regulations and client requirements. 
  • Accurate completion of all paperwork in accordance with published procedures, manuals, and documentation including the update of logbooks and log cards and signing off work reports.  
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the Company manuals and your responsibilities contained within these manuals. 
  • List and pick parts required to complete jobs. 
  • Tag all removed parts as serviceable or unserviceable with appropriate information. 
  • Keep an accurate record of all daily activities using current time tracking system. 
  • Assist pilots as needed both with moving aircraft and to prepare the aircraft for its mission in a professional manner to ensure complete customer satisfaction. 
  • Assist with the weekly facilities cleaning and organizing. 
  • Receive parts and enter data in AMS as well as unpack and store in appropriate location in collaboration with Stores Clerk. 
  • Ensure all DATS documentation and training is current. 
  • Communicate any safety, performance or operational concerns to the applicable personnel and work together to rectify identified issues in a timely manner. 
  • Ensure proper safety procedures are used during all operations of maintenance being performed. 
  • Perform other duties and assignments as requested by the DOM. 


  • Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer with at least the AS350 endorsement. 
  • Proficient computer skills; knowledgeable re Microsoft Word and Excel, proficiency in AMS or other computerized maintenance tracking systems an asset. 
  • Able to quickly learn. 
  • Understanding of aircraft documentation. 
  • Strong spoken and written communication skills. 
  • Valid Driver’s License. 
  • Able to work both collaboratively as a strong team member and independently. 
  • Attends to detail with an excellent ability to organize. 
  • Able to manage multiple tasks and prioritize. 

Working conditions 

  • Hours of work will vary throughout the year as influenced by operational requirements and client needs, AMEs must be able and willing to work days or nights. 
  • Work schedules are created in advance and shared with all staff, changes to the schedule are possible with mutual agreement of the AME and the Director of Maintenance. 

Physical requirements 

AMEs have physically active job requiring bending and lifting of tools and equipment, standing for long periods of time, climbing ladders, crouching, and prone positions as required by the maintenance task.   Sitting for extended periods with much of this time spent at a computer screen.  There is also some bending and lifting of supplies and materials up to a maximum weight of 50lbs. 

Environmental requirements 

The AME will have to work in all weather and must be prepared for both extreme heat and cold.  AMEs will frequently be exposed to loud noises from aircraft and equipment and must use proper PPE to mitigate these hazards.  At times AMEs may have exposure to dangerous and/or toxic substances and must take necessary precautions to protect eyes, nose and skin from irritation. 

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