Training Pilot - Edmonton, AB.

  • Edmonton, AB, Canada
  • Full-time
  • Base Location: Edmonton (Alberta)

Company Description

Canadian Helicopters is a diversified company offering helicopter charter, maintenance support and flight training services. Canadian Helicopters has operated rotary wing aircraft since 1947 and is Canada's largest helicopter operator with more than 20 locations across the country and a fleet of nearly 100 single and multi-engine aircraft.

The company provides transportation services to a variety of industries, including emergency medical services, hydropower, oil and gas, mining, environmental, recreation, police, and military, and has a diverse project portfolio with operations in a variety of complex and austere environments including Arctic/Antarctic and mountainous and desert environments.

Canadian Helicopters currently has a career opportunity for a Training Pilot based in Edmonton.

Job Description

The Training Pilot reports directly to the Regional Chief Pilot at Canadian Helicopters Limited (CHL) and will be responsible for providing instruction, evaluation and examination of rated pilots in technical knowledge, flying techniques and non-technical skills.

In addition, the selected candidate will provide subject matter expertise and support the development of training courseware. The candidate will participate in an integration plan to fulfil all duties required for the position.

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Conducting CHL initial and recurrent, ground and flight training programs as well as endorsement training in accordance with FOM Part IV.
  • Ensure that pilots under training have both the knowledge and ability to carry out the duties assigned or report the reason for failure to meet such standards to the Chief Pilot.
  • Certify the individual training records as to the competency of pilots under training upon the completion of training.
  • Conduct VFR and IFR flight checks IAW the Transport Canada applicable PPC schedules.
  • Will perform duties of CHL Pool Pilot when not performing recurrent training sessions.


  • Valid ATPL-H or Commercial Pilot License – Helicopter from Transport Canada.
  • Minimum of 3,000 hours rotary wing flight time.
  • Endorsements on the AS350 required.
  • Good communication skills in both verbal and written format in English.
  • Long line/ vertical reference experience.
  • B212, B412, or AS-355 will be considered an asset.
  • Group IV instrument and night rating will be considered an asset.
  • ACP designation will be considered an asset.
  • Must live or be willing to relocate in Edmonton.
  • Good people skills / customer focus;
  • Positive attitude and ability to work within a team environment;
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Smart board etc.).

Additional Information


  • A moving allowance is available if needed;
  • Possibility of housing assistance on arrival.

Additional information

Working for Canadian Helicopters is:

  • A unique opportunity to grow professionally in a dynamic environment full of opportunities;
  • Work with passionate, committed people who like to surpass themselves;
  • Being a part of an organizational culture based on fundamental principles;
  • Having an employer of choice offering competitive working conditions.

We offer a flexible benefits program including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, life insurance, short and long term disability insurance and a pension fund plan.

Canadian Helicopters Limited is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from women, Indigenous peoples and visible minorities.

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