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JD AERO Published: October 6, 2017
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Job Title: AME Apprenticeship Program

Position Type: Permanent Full Time

Location: 13-475 Airport Road, Sault Ste. Marie Airport

Posting Expires: October 31, 2017


  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Must have excellent mechanical aptitude and mechanical experience.
  • Must be able to obtain an Airport Restricted Area Pass.
  • Must have a clean criminal background. 

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:

We appreciate all interested applications; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please quote the job title you are applying for in the email subject line.

Job Description: 

Aircraft Maintenance Technician performs inspections and troubleshooting of an aircraft, including airframe structures, engines and aircraft systems, disassembles and removes defective parts, assembles and installs replacement parts, interprets technical manuals and drawings, tests aircraft systems, records problems and action taken to rectify them and maintains an accurate statement of the work accomplished in technical records of the aircraft. 

JD Aero is excited to announce the expansion of our facilities and our customer base.

Our growth requires additional support to satisfy the demand of our projects.We are seeking dedicated individuals who will take on the apprenticeship program with enthusiasm and 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 working 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. 


  • Starting hourly wage for Apprentice Aircraft Technician range from $16.00 to $18.00.
  • Once Apprenticeship program is complete, Aircraft Maintenance Engineers hourly wage range from $32.00, to $36.00

Working hours:

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

JD Aero Aircraft Technician Videos: 

Why JD Aero Technical:

JD Aero Technical was established in 2007 and we are in our tenth 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 100 employees who have all worked hard to build our diversified and experienced workforce. We offer competitive wages with good opportunities for overtime while maintaining a healthy work life balance.

Successful candidates will receive a competitive salary, based on your commitment and dedication, there is the opportunity for training and room to grow to Senior and Shift Lead roles. We continue to run Q400 type rating courses once a year with all maintenance skill levels eligible for this training. 

Typical benefits include:


  • Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Extended Health & Dental Care
  • Health & Wellness Benefits
  • Paid vacation
  • The opportunity to bank overtime
  • Employee/family assistance program
  • Uniforms provided