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Flight Follower - Pilot in Waiting

Summit Air
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
9 days ago

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 Flight Follower, gaining exposure to our fleet of both passenger and cargo aircraft.

Put your skills to work and build your aviation career with us. Join the growing Summit Air team – apply today!

Essential Responsibilities

  • Assist with scheduling and dispatching of all aircraft on a daily basis
  • Ensure compliance with company and Transport Canada regulations
  • Check flight plans for completeness and accuracy
  • Review and maintain flight logs and other reports
  • Brief flight crews prior to departure and provide pilots with information essential to aviation safety
  • Contact crew prior to flights to ensure awareness of upcoming flight schedule      
  • Delay or cancel flights as warranted
  • Perform additional tasks as assigned by the Operational Control Centre Manager


  • Holds current commercial pilot license (IATRA preferred)
  • Multi-IFR training is a definite asset
  • Previous experience in a dispatch or flight follower role preferred
  • Strong customer service and communication skills
  • Excellent MS Office and related computer skills
  • Proven ability to work independently
  • Must meet pre-employment drug & alcohol testing requirements

Working 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, delivers customized fleet and aviation solutions safely and reliably to support Canada's North and beyond. 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. 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

Our True Blue team consists of individuals from all backgrounds who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to Ledcor. For more information about Ledcor’s Inclusion and Diversity initiatives, please visit our Adjustments will be provided in all parts of our hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance by submitting a request via . 


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