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Lead Engineer - Canmore, AB

Do you have significant experience working as a Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer on Bell 206L and 407? Do you have experience as a Maintenance Supervisor or Manager? Are you committed to safety above all else? If so, then this Lead Engineer could be the perfect opportunity for you to consider.

SUMMARY:

The Lead Engineer for the Canmore base is responsible for scheduling aircraft maintenance activities to meet both operational and regulatory needs, while providing supervision and mentorship to all Canmore base AME’s and Apprentices. This position ensures operational equipment and gear is in good working condition, that base facilities are maintained in good state of repair and that all shop floor/ parts inventory policies and procedures are followed.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

In addition to basic knowledge and skills required for the AME position, the ideal candidate for the Lead Engineer position will:

  • Have a Transport Canada approved Bell 206L and 407 endorsement.
  • Endorsements on Pratt & Whitney PT6T and BHT 212, and AS350Be courses would be considered an asset.
  • Solid knowledge of Canadian Air Regulations.
  • Strong troubleshooting and time management skills.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to multitask, handle changing priorities under pressure with limited supervision.
  • Working in a safety-oriented atmosphere with the ability to make sound and safe decisions, while following documented policies and procedures.
  • Commitment to teamwork both internally and with external stakeholders.
  • Mature approach to work by taking ownership and responsibility if stressful situations should arise.

This is a safety-sensitive position requiring a confirmed negative Pre-Employment Drug and Alcohol Test.

WHY JOIN OUR TEAM?

Alpine operates a fleet of over 40 helicopters, across seven bases in British Columbia and Alberta. Alpine Helicopters currently operates Bell 206L3’s, Bell 407’s, AS350B3E’s and Bell 212HP’s We strive to offer exciting and dynamic opportunities in the Canadian rotary wing business, with year-round operations specializing in heli-skiing, fire-fighting, utility mining, mountain rescue and heli-tourism. We are proud to be known as a Western Canadian leader in the helicopter charter industry with safety at the forefront of all of our decision-making.

Alpine’s number one resource is our human capital and our culture would not be what it is today without our people. We care about the safety and well-being of our employees and provide a competitive benefits program, including comprehensive medical, dental and disability insurance, plus an RRSP matching program, employee profit sharing plan and employee assistance program.

HOW TO APPLY:

If you’re interested in this opportunity, send your resume and cover letter no later than February 19, 2023 to Scott Hayward, Director of Maintenance, at HR@alpinehelicopters.com. We thank-you in advance for your interest.

Alpine Helicopters is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all interested and qualified candidates. 

Bell 212 Heli Ski Pilots

Alpine Helicopters is actively recruiting for a Bell 212 heli ski pilot for the 2022/ 2023 season.

SUMMARY:

Alpine offers a two week on and two week off schedule at Canadian Mountain Holidays premier resorts, who are on a mission to provide guests with life-changing mountain experiences.  Flight activities consist of single and multi group ski programs that run from December until May. The ideal candidate will have 2,500 hours of flight experience as Pilot in Command, direct experience as a heli ski pilot and an approved mountain course.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide comprehensive and safe rotary-wing services to Alpine’s clients, in accordance with the Company Operations Manual, Safety Management System Manual, and CARS.
  • Participate in our Safety Management System Program.
  • Help liaise with clients to ensure contract requirements are met.
  • Maintain documents and equipment while working with the helicopter

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of Transport Canada’s regulations.
  • Team player who can work well with the complement of company crew members.
  • Strong communication and customer relations skills.
  • Punctual for scheduled flights.
  • Conducts themselves in a professional manner

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Valid Transport Canada Category 1, medical certificate.
  • Canadian Commercial Pilot License Helicopter.
  • Endorsed on the Bell 212 helicopter.
  • 2500 hours of flight experience as Pilot in Command, accident-free.
  • Provide an acceptable drivers abstract.
  • Approved Mountain Course

This is a safety-sensitive position requiring a confirmed negative Pre-Employment Drug and Alcohol Test.

WHY JOIN OUR TEAM?

Alpine operates a fleet of over 40 helicopters, across seven bases in British Columbia and Alberta. Alpine Helicopters currently operates Bell 206L3’s, Bell 407’s, AS350B3E’s and Bell 212HP’s We strive to offer exciting and dynamic opportunities in the Canadian rotary wing business, with year-round operations specializing in heli-skiing, fire-fighting, utility mining, mountain rescue and heli-tourism. We are proud to be known as a Western Canadian leader in the helicopter charter industry with safety at the forefront of all of our decision-making.

Alpine’s number one resource is our human capital and our culture would not be what it is today without our people. We care about the safety and well-being of our employees and provide a competitive benefits program, including comprehensive medical, dental and disability insurance, plus an RRSP matching program, employee profit sharing plan and employee assistance program.

HOW TO APPLY:

Qualified applicants should address their resume, cover letter and drivers abstract to David Hauber, Chief Pilot at HR@alpinehelicopters.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 Alpine Helicopters is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all interested and qualified candidates. 

Bell 407 Pilots

Alpine is accepting resumes from qualified Bell 407 Pilots for long-term, year round, full-time positions as well as contract opportunities.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide comprehensive and safe rotary-wing services to Alpine’s clients, in accordance with the Company Operations Manual, Safety Management System Manual, and CARS.
  • Participate in our Safety Management System Program.
  • Help liaise with clients to ensure contract requirements are met.
  • Maintain documents and equipment while working with the helicopter

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Minimum 2,000 hours PIC
  • Precision long-lining experience
  • Knowledge of Transport Canada’s regulations.
  • Team player who can work well with the complement of company crew members.
  • Strong communication and customer relations skills.
  • Punctual for scheduled flights.
  • Conducts themselves in a professional manner

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Valid Transport Canada Category 1, medical certificate.
  • Canadian Commercial Pilot License Helicopter.
  • Endorsed on the Bell 407 helicopter.
  • 2,000 hours of flight experience as Pilot in Command, accident-free.
  • Provide an acceptable drivers abstract.

This is a safety-sensitive position requiring a confirmed negative Pre-Employment Drug and Alcohol Test.

WHY JOIN OUR TEAM?

Alpine operates a fleet of over 40 helicopters, across seven bases in British Columbia and Alberta. Alpine Helicopters currently operates Bell 206L3’s, Bell 407’s, AS350B3E’s and Bell 212HP’s We strive to offer exciting and dynamic opportunities in the Canadian rotary wing business, with year-round operations specializing in heli-skiing, fire-fighting, utility mining, mountain rescue and heli-tourism. We are proud to be known as a Western Canadian leader in the helicopter charter industry with safety at the forefront of all of our decision-making.

Alpine’s number one resource is our human capital and our culture would not be what it is today without our people. We care about the safety and well-being of our employees and provide a competitive benefits program, including comprehensive medical, dental and disability insurance, plus an RRSP matching program, employee profit sharing plan and employee assistance program.

HOW TO APPLY:

Qualified applicants should address their resume, cover letter and drivers abstract to David Hauber, Chief Pilot at HR@alpinehelicopters.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 Alpine Helicopters is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all interested and qualified candidates. 

Aircraft Maintenance Engineers - Bell 212 and/ or 407

Alpine is currently recruiting for full-time AME's who have a Transport Canada approved Bell 212 and/ or 407 endorsement.

These full-time positions will require the employee to work at their assigned home base, as well as participate in rotational field tours, as operational demands require. The home base locations are flexible and can include any of Alpine’s following base locations:

  • Kelowna, BC,
  • Golden, BC
  • Calgary, AB
  • Canmore, AB

DUTIES AND REPSONSIBILITIES:

The AMEs are responsible for ensuring aircraft are operating properly and safely. These positions assess and handle repairs, perform regular inspections, scheduled & unscheduled maintenance, and update aircraft records as needed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must hold a valid Transport Canada AME M license
  • Possess a valid class 5 driver’s license minimum with an acceptable drivers abstract

ADDITIONAL ASSETS:

  • Component overhaul experience
  • A valid S OR E license
  • Endorsements on Bell 206L and AS350Be aircraft
  • Valid passport with the ability to travel when needed
  • A United States A&P license (must not have criminal convictions that would restrict a foreign work visa)

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Solid knowledge of Canadian Air Regulations;
  • Strong troubleshooting and time management skills;
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills;
  • Ability to multitask, handle changing priorities under pressure with limited supervision;
  • Working in a safety-oriented atmosphere with the ability to make sound and safe decisions while following documented policies and procedures;
  • A mature approach to work by taking ownership and responsibility if stressful situations should arise;
  • Willingness to mentor younger upcoming engineers.

This is a safety-sensitive position requiring a confirmed negative Pre-Employment Drug and Alcohol Test.

WHY JOIN OUR TEAM?

Alpine operates a fleet of over 40 helicopters, across seven bases in British Columbia and Alberta. Alpine Helicopters currently operates Bell 206L3’s, Bell 407’s, AS350B3E’s and Bell 212HP’s We strive to offer exciting and dynamic opportunities in the Canadian rotary wing business, with year-round operations specializing in heli-skiing, fire-fighting, utility mining, mountain rescue and heli-tourism. We are proud to be known as a Western Canadian leader in the helicopter charter industry with safety at the forefront of all of our decision-making.

Alpine’s number one resource is our human capital and our culture would not be what it is today without our people. We care about the safety and well-being of our employees and provide a competitive benefits program, including comprehensive medical, dental and disability insurance, plus an RRSP matching program, employee profit sharing plan and employee assistance program.

HOW TO APPLY:

Qualified applicants should address their resume, cover letter and drivers abstract to Scott Hayward, Director of Maintenance at HR@alpinehelicopters.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 Alpine Helicopters is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all interested and qualified candidates. 

Grimshaw and/ or High Level Base Manager

Alpine is accepting resumes for a permanent, full-time Base Manager for our Northern Alberta bases.

SUMMARY:

Residing in either Grimshaw or High Level, Alberta, the Base Manager will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the bases. This includes the safety of operations, coordination of customer bookings, coordination of required aircraft maintenance, as well as leadership and management of flight crew and engineering staff. In addition, the Base Manager will take the lead in establishing themselves as a company spokesperson in the community through community and customer relations. This individual will be supported to foster the inclusion of the local Indigenous, territorial and provincial partners.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage day-to-day operations of aircraft, flight crew and engineering staff.
  • Control the safety of operations originating from the Grimshaw and/or High Level bases.
  • Report any potential hazards or safety concerns that are outside of the Base Managers control to the Director of Operations and the Company Safety Manager.
  • Coordinate base audits: act as primary point of contact for auditor, draft and communicate responses to audit findings, and oversee the resolution of audit findings.
  • Ensure base facilities and assets are maintained in good state of repair.
  • Determine Base resource needs and plan appropriately.
  • Schedule aircraft based on customer needs, assigning flight and maintenance crew based on appropriate qualifications and skills.
  • Ensure crew schedule is kept up to date and ensure all travel arrangements for out of town jobs are made.
  • Work closely with other Base Managers on aircraft and personnel resource sharing.
  • Approve all base expenditures and crew expense reports.
  • In conjunction with the Human Resources Manager, responsible for evaluating the work performance of Direct Reports and for resolving employee issues and grievances.
  • Initiate customer contract negotiation/ re-negotiation (in conjunction with Director of Operations, CFO and Director of Business Development).
  • Provide quotes for aircraft in accordance with company pricing index.
  • Handle resolution of customer enquiries and complaints.
  • Grow customer base, maintain customer relations and act as company spokesperson.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent communication skills needed to support shared management responsibilities.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage priorities.
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Effective time management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines with accuracy and confidence.
  • Team player that can thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to provide an acceptable driver abstract.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Related management experience;
  • Experience working in the aviation industry;
  • Experience as either a Helicopter Pilot or Aircraft Maintenance Engineer.

Remuneration is based on experience and qualifications. A relocation package will be provided, if applicable.

WHY JOIN OUR TEAM?

Alpine operates a fleet of over 40 helicopters, across seven bases in British Columbia and Alberta. Alpine Helicopters currently operates Bell 206L3’s, Bell 407’s, AS350B3E’s and Bell 212HP’s We strive to offer exciting and dynamic opportunities in the Canadian rotary wing business, with year-round operations specializing in heli-skiing, fire-fighting, utility mining, mountain rescue and heli-tourism. We are proud to be known as a Western Canadian leader in the helicopter charter industry with safety at the forefront of all of our decision-making.

Alpine’s number one resource is our human capital and our culture would not be what it is today without our people. We care about the safety and well-being of our employees and provide a competitive benefits program, including comprehensive medical, dental and disability insurance, plus an RRSP matching program, employee profit sharing plan and employee assistance program.

HOW TO APPLY:

Qualified applicants should address their resume and cover letter to Todd Johnson, Director, of Business Development and send to HR@alpinehelicopters.com.

 Alpine Helicopters is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all interested and qualified candidates. 

Guest Service Agents - Sightseeing Tour Operations

Alpine Helicopters is looking for professional, attentive and enthusiastic team members who will provide superior levels of customer service to guests at the Canmore base as well as the Stoney Nakoda base when needed, both located in Alberta.

SUMMARY:

The Guest Service Agent is an ambassador for Alpine Helicopters and is often the first and last point of contact for guests who are embarking on a range of helicopters tours. This position will ensure the best tour experience by completing a range of duties including promoting and scheduling tours, meeting and greeting guests, completing administrative duties, and supporting the Ground Crew team as needed.

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous guest service experience is considered an asset.
  • Previous administrative experience (point of sale systems, cash outs, etc.) is considered an asset.
  • Experience in a safety sensitive industry such as aviation is considered an asset.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism.
  • Strong accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, time sensitive environment.
  • Utilizes time and resources efficiently.
  • A second language is considered an asset.
  • Class 4 Alberta’s driver’s license is considered an asset.

Remuneration is based on experience and qualifications.

HOW TO APPLY:

Qualified applicants should address their resume and cover letter to Tourism Operations Manager and send to HR@alpinehelicopters.com.

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, submit your resume no later than Friday, February 17, 2023.

We thank you for your interest, but only applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.

 Alpine Helicopters is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all interested and qualified candidates. 

Ground Crew - Sightseeing Tour Operations

There are currently no positions available.

 

Stores Clerk - Calgary and Canmore, AB

Alpine is currently recruiting for a Stores Clerk to help support our inventory management team.

 

The Stores team at Alpine is responsible for supporting the company as a whole by ensuring it has the necessary tools, parts, and materials to operate efficiently and effectively. The Calgary/ Canmore Stores Clerk will be responsible for maintaining Alpine’s inventory of helicopter parts in Alpine’s Calgary and Canmore bases. The position will be expected to spend three days a week at the Calgary hangar and two days a week at the Canmore hangar.

The ideal candidate for the Stores Clerk position will have:

  • Purchasing and/or supply chain work experience (experience working in the field of aviation would be considered an asset).
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Strong communication, self-directed organization, and time management skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task and work collaboratively on a team and independently.
  • Comfortable working in a helicopter environment, and be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must be highly motivated with a flexible, hands-on approach.
  • Demonstrate strong work ethic, integrity and professionalism.
  • Ability to provide an acceptable drivers abstract.

WHY JOIN OUR TEAM?

Alpine operates a fleet of over 40 helicopters, across seven bases in British Columbia and Alberta. Alpine Helicopters currently operates Bell 206L3’s, Bell 407’s, AS350B3E’s and Bell 212HP’s We strive to offer exciting and dynamic opportunities in the Canadian rotary wing business, with year-round operations specializing in heli-skiing, fire-fighting, utility mining, mountain rescue and heli-tourism. We are proud to be known as a Western Canadian leader in the helicopter charter industry with safety at the forefront of all of our decision-making.

Alpine’s number one resource is our human capital and our culture would not be what it is today without our people. We care about the safety and well-being of our employees and provide a competitive benefits program, including comprehensive medical, dental and disability insurance, plus an RRSP matching program, employee profit sharing plan and employee assistance program.

HOW TO APPLY:

If you’re interested in this opportunity, send your resume, cover letter and driver’s abstract no later than February 19, 2023 to Scott Hayward, Director of Maintenance at HR@alpinehelicopters.com. We thank-you in advance for your interest.

 Alpine Helicopters is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all interested and qualified candidates.