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Position Aircraft Maintenance Engineer
Company Forest Patrol Limited
Location New Brunswick
Published Sep 26, 2023
Closing Dec 22, 2023


At J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) Woodlands, our role as stewards of the land is one of the most important that we play. Our business begins with managing and protecting the forest. We are dedicated to sustainable forest management, research, conservation, and protecting our forests from fire and insect outbreaks. Focused on rigorous land management and responsible stewardship, JDI Woodlands is guided by a 100-year management plan that preserves the environmental and ecological integrity of our land, air, water, and wildlife. We are committed to applying disciplined science, advanced technology and best practices while ensuring accountability through independent audits and environmental certification.

Forest Patrol Limited, a subsidiary of JDI Woodlands, is responsible for aerial applications, aerial fire suppression, and forest management planning flights. We operate four Air Tractor 802s, a Quest Kodiak, and two Bell 407 helicopters. Our pilots and ground support staff work seasonally at our airbase and camp in Juniper, New Brunswick.

Forest Patrol Ltd. is seeking qualified candidates for the role of Aircraft Maintenance Engineer. You would be based in Saint John, New Brunswick with a rotational shift to JDI’s Juniper Airbase, New Brunswick during the operational summer months.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Test and troubleshoot aircraft mechanical, hydraulic and electrical systems to identify and address problems.
  • Adjust and repair systems according to specifications, technical drawings, manuals, and established procedures.
  • Ensure the work accomplished on any aircraft or component, complies with:
    • The applicable manufacturer’s recommended standards
    • Canadian Aviation Regulations
    • Company Policies and Procedures
  • Complete all work orders, check sheets and records accurately and in accordance with regulatory procedures and/or manuals.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures.
  • Maintain an organized, clean and safe work environment, reporting any potential hazards.
  • Flexibility to work shift work and overtime, as well as ability to work away from Saint John, New Brunswick during Summer season field assignments.

Experience & Qualification Requirements:

  • A minimum of 3 years aircraft maintenance experience
  • Valid TCCA M1 and/or M2 AME license in a recognized discipline
  • Experience with Air Tractor 802, Daher Kodiak 100, Bell 407, Pratt & Whitney PT6 engines and Rolls Royce M250 engines are an asset.
  • Willingness to work a rotating shift at our sub-bases during summer operations.
  • Experience in Line Maintenance in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities.
  • Proven technical aptitude - Ability to work on complex assignments requiring considerable judgment, initiative, and technical knowledge.
  • Valid Canadian Driver's License with a clean abstract.
  • Ability to hold an airport RAIC pass.
  • Ability to climb, kneel, and crawl frequently in tight spaces.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs/22 kgs.
  • Excellent communication skills, with demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Valid Canadian Passport and the ability to travel across international borders for training and conferences as required.

What We Offer:

  • Work in a safety conscious environment
  • Flexible Benefits Package to meet the needs of you and your family, including Health & Dental, Life Insurance, Short & Long-term disability, RRSP Contributions
  • Annual wellness reimbursement
  • Work with the best equipment and latest technology in the industry

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

Please apply online

We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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J.D. Irving, Limited, Woodlands Division is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.