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STARS Career Opportunity

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

Location: Grande Prairie base

Closing Date: Jan 11, 2013

The Aircraft Maintenance Engineer is an active and essential member of the STARS Base Team. The Aircraft Maintenance Engineer safely and effectively maintains STARS aircraft to the applicable Transport Canada standards of airworthiness.

As a top candidate for this role your experience includes, attaining current knowledge of Transport Canada regulations and required compliance, maintenance duties in accordance with Company maintenance Control and Policy Manuals, maintenance activities, component certification verification and engineering documentation. You monitor aircraft system performance data and recommend actions for improvement. Implement engineering modifications and retrofits to the fleet in accordance with OEM service bulletins and other Transport Canada approved data. As a champion for your organization you act as a technical liaison, function as a member of your team and participate in public relation activities.

You have a minimum of three years progressive experience as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer with Turbine Helicopter experience, Medium Helicopter experience is considered an asset. You have a current M1 or M2 Aircraft maintenance Engineer (AME) license and a post secondary Technical Diploma (or equivalent). It would be an asset to your application to have endorsements in: BK117 Airframe, Lycoming LTS101-750-B2 Engine, AW139 Airframe, and Pratt & Whitney PT6-67C Engine.

We offer a competitive salary based on experience as well as an excellent organization paid benefit package with a matched RRSP program. Most importantly, you will be a key member of the STARS organization and a link in our ability to execute our mission of saving lives safely.
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The Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society (STARS) is a charitable non-profit organization that provides a safe, rapid, highly specialized emergency medical transport system for critically ill and injured patients.

STARS is a well recognized leader in critical patient care, rapid transportation, and emergency medical training and education. We have a unique model of community, corporate and government support that has led to an exemplary record of excellence in patient care and continuous innovation.

STARS has flown more than 27,000 missions since 1985, and operates from six bases across Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, including Calgary, Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Regina, Saskatoon and Winnipeg.