Level 2 Apprentice GSE (Heavy Duty)

February 9 2024
Industries Airspace, Aviation, National Defence
Categories Airport & Cargo ground services, Mechanic,
Winnipeg, MB • Full time

Level 2 Apprentice GSE (Heavy Duty)

YWG Winnipeg International Airport Terminal, Winnipeg, MB R3H 1C2, Canada Req #272
Friday, February 9, 2024
Position Title: Heavy Duty/Automotive Mechanic Apprentice
Location: Winnipeg, MB
Status: Full Time
Start Date: Immediately
Who We Are!
Calm Air International is a regional airline serving the Northern part of Central Canada. From its main bases in Winnipeg, Thompson and Churchill, Manitoba, and Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, Calm Air operates frequent, daily scheduled passenger, charters, and cargo flights throughout Manitoba and the Kivalliq Region of Nunavut.
At Calm Air International LP, we value our customers, passengers, and the communities we serve. We are only as good as the employees who work with us. We are looking for highly motivated, well-organized individuals, who work well in a fast-paced environment, to join our team! Want to learn more? Visit www.calmair.com.
About the Opportunity
Are you seeking an exciting opportunity to work with a group of high performing professionals? Do you like to work independently as well as part of a skilled team? If so, we would like to hear from you! We are looking for a highly motivated, well-organized individual, who thrives in a fast-paced environment, to join the Calm Air family.
At Calm Air, work is about what you do AND where you go! This position will have the opportunity to share their skills at all our bases throughout Manitoba and Nunavut and gain experience at a wide range of facilities.
The sky is the limit!

What You'll Get to Do

Reporting to the GSE Manager, the Ground Service Equipment (GSE) Apprentice repairs, troubleshoots, adjusts, overhauls, performs services including inspections, oil changes and assists in the maintenance of all light duty, heavy-duty and automotive equipment in all locations as needed under the supervision of assigned Journeyman.

  • Complete maintenance and or services on company vehicles and ground equipment. This may include baggage carts, boarding ramps, Honda generators, GPU's, Bobcats, small Cat equipment, forklifts & Kubota's
  • Diagnose and repair all company equipment safely and according to specifications
  • Troubleshoot to diagnose problems
  • Inspect equipment to ensure safe operation
  • Test repaired equipment to ensure proper function & performance
  • Maintain proper maintenance reports/documentation inside our maintenance program MTCpro
  • Performs routine preventive maintenance on company equipment
  • Repair, adjust, and or replace defective parts as needed
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work as required
  • Request parts and maintain inventory
  • Travel required to various work sites within Manitoba and Nunavut
  • Other duties as assigned

Hours of Work

  • Shift work is required and may include mornings/afternoons, evenings, and weekends

Skills & Experience We Value

  • Grade 12 or equivalent (GED)
  • Current Heavy-Duty and/or Automotive Apprentice
  • 1-5 years of experience
  • Valid class 5 driving license
  • Travel required - approximately 50%
  • Computer skills (MS Office, Teams)
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Previous experience in heavy duty / automotive considered an asset
  • Must be able to obtain, retain and maintain an Enhanced Security Clearance pass
  • Inuktitut considered an asset
  • Preference given to Inuit Land Claims Beneficiaries
The Benefits of Joining Our Team
We invest time and resources into making sure Calm Air International is as good as the people we hire. Here are some of the reasons we attract the best people:
  • Registered Pension Plan starting at 5% matched after one year of employment
  • Comprehensive Group Benefit Plan available upon hire with the exception of dental coverage which has a three month wait period
  • Eligible for travel pay when traveling
  • Entitled to three weeks vacation after one year
  • Airline travel and freight privileges
  • Corporate and family events
  • And more!
If This Sounds Like the Job for You, Contact Us!
At Calm Air, we value diversity and provide equal opportunities and accessibility for all qualified candidates. We encourage all members of a designated group or those requiring accessibility support to self-declare when applying.
Please submit a resume in confidence by February 23, 2024.
We thank all those who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Apprenticeship
  • Min Hiring Rate $20.65
  • Max Hiring Rate $30.60
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