Pilot in Waiting- Ramp

locationYellowknife - Northwest Territories (NT),


Estimated salary $60,000 - $71,000 a year

Job Description:


Job Summary:

If you are a low-time pilot looking to get a ‘foot in the door’ with a reputable aviation company, Summit Air has great opportunities for Pilots-in-Waiting at our base in Yellowknife, NT.

As a Pilot-in-Waiting, you will be an integral part of the Summit Air team in the role of Ramp Attendant, gaining exposure to our fleet of both passenger and cargo aircraft.


Marshal aircraft in ramp area, and tow aircraft on the ground

Unload and load passenger baggage and cargo to/from aircraft

Assist with aircraft grooming and washing

De-ice aircraft and assist crew in preparing aircraft for departure

Perform snow removal duties as required

Ensure necessary ground equipment is available in the ramp area for upcoming flights

Assist with freight handling

Perform additional tasks as assigned by the Ground Operations Supervisor


Holds current commercial pilot license (IATRA preferred)

Multi-IFR training is a definite asset

Previous ramp or other job-site experience (construction, labour, etc.) preferred

Ability to work with limited supervision

Ability to meet the physical requirements of the position which include bending, climbing, and heavy lifting

Previous ramp or other job-site experience an asset


meet pre-employment drug & alcohol testing requirements

Working Conditions

Working outside in all weather conditions

Pilot-in-waiting positions are expected to lead to flying positions

Must be eligible to work in Canada, and currently residing in Canada

Additional Information:

Company Description

Summit Air, a member of the Ledcor Group of Companies, has been delivering remote aviation solutions to our customers for over 20 years. We have one of the largest and most diverse fleets in the industry. From moving cargo, to transferring passengers, to recreational flights for adventurers seeking to discover the North, we are a one-stop solution when it comes to safe and reliable aviation support. Learn more at

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Employment Equity

Ledcor is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to a policy of non-discrimination in all of our employment practices. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of race, gender, disability or any other identifying characteristic.

Date Posted
Aug 24, 2020

27 Yellowknife Airport, 100 Dickins Street, Yellowknife, NT, Canada

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