Aviation Jobs and Careers at Northwestern Air Lease Ltd.

Career Information

On occasion we look for individuals who wish to continue their practical experience and training to become a professional Commercial Pilot or an Aviation Maintenance Engineer. Below are the kinds of professionals we look for.


( We are not currently hiring/accepting applications for entry level pilots but are looking for Captain pilots with extensive commercial experience! )


Newly Graduated Commercial Pilots

  • Minimum 250 hours, IATRA exams completed and current multi-IFR


Aviation Maintenance Engineer Apprentice

  • Certified graduate from a Transport Canada approved trade school.  Some mechanical background would be an asset.


Aviation Maintenance Engineer

  • Garrett Engine experience and/or Jetstream experience would be an asset.  Also M1 AMEs are of interest to us.


General Aviation Careers 

  • We also have positions for Flight Operations, Customer Service and Ramp Attendants.


If you are willing to live in a smaller community in northern Canada and gain comprehensive practical experience, then please consider joining our team at NWAL.  As well, our pilots and engineers are very attractive candidates for careers with WestJet and Air Canada. As a NWAL employee, we offer a comprehensive benefits package. This includes drastically reduced flight rates for you and your extended family.  As well,  for you the outdoorsman, excellent exploring, hunting and fishing trips.


We encourage you to send your resume to:


James M. Heidema, COO

Northwestern Air Lease Ltd.,

Box 23

Fort Smith, NT

X0E 0P0

Email your resume here.