Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Structures - Heavy Maintenance (Apprentice) - (Job Number: YHZ-[...]

Company:  Knewin
Location: Halifax
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description

Develop your career with the largest regional airline in Canada! If you are anApprentice -Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME)and value an organization that promotes safety as well as quality work life balance, then the Jazz hangar could be a great place to work for you!

Jazz isAir Canada’sprimary regional partner and an integral part of Air Canada’s strategy and North American market presence. Jazz is a proud Air Canada Express operator providing service across North America.

Jazz truly is Canada’s airline! We operate more flights to more Canadian destinations than any other regional carrier and have five main base locations: Halifax, Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver.

For a look behind the scenes of Jazz’s operation, watch our video


Jazz Technical Services (JTS) is looking forApprentice Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (Structures)with a passion for safety and customer service to join our award-winning team in Halifax.

Our over 4,500 employees are supported by programs and policies that have earned Jazz awards such as Canada’s Top Diversity Employers, Canada’s Top Employers for Young People, and more.

Purpose of Position:

To maintain the aircraft in an airworthy condition and carry out maintenance tasks as required.

Key Responsibilities:

You will:

  • Carry out maintenance duties on Jazz aircraft;
  • Report on issues affecting the serviceability of aircraft;
  • Ensure aircraft are maintained in accordance with Company and Transport Canada regulations;
  • Perform duties in accordance with our established policies and procedures while giving primary consideration to personal safety, the safety of co-workers and customers.


  • Must be a graduate of an accredited Transport Canada approved Aircraft Maintenance Engineer program (Structures).
  • Must have received Transport Canada Accreditation.
  • Must hold a valid Canadian issued driver’s license with no restrictions and/or conditions.
  • Legally able to work in Canada (Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident or on a Valid Work Permit).
  • Ability to carry on normal business in English.


  • Our Apprentice AMEs are given the opportunity to complete all the Transport Canada tasks required to obtain their AME License.
  • When positions are available, AMEs are given the opportunity to transfer bases if desired.
  • Jazz offers opportunities for career advancement.


The positions in our Maintenance Department are unionized positions. Current pay scales are outlined in our collective agreement.

  • Pay scales are competitive and progress every 6 months to 1 year.
  • AMEs qualify for a Technical Premium which is paid on top of the base wage for every hour worked.

What Jazz can offer you...

  • Employee travel benefits program on the Air Canada Network.
  • Defined contribution Pension Plan.
  • A comprehensive care plan including health, life, dental and disability benefits.

We strive to hire candidates with diverse abilities. We want to ensure that you are prepared for success and therefore request that you please let us know at if you require an accommodation during the recruitment process.

Jazz recognizes that the best talent includes people of all backgrounds, abilities and points of view. To be a leader in our industry, Jazz celebrates diversity and values the uniqueness that each individual has to offer. We empower our people to foster an internal culture of inclusion, creating safe workspaces where everyone can be their authentic self. Meeting the needs of our diverse passengers is critical to our success and we recognize the importance of a workforce that is reflective of the communities we serve.

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