Viking Air Limited
  • 14-Mar-2019 to 30-Apr-2019 (PST)
  • Sidney, BC, CAN
  • Full Time

Viking Air Limited is the global leader providing support and services, and manufacturing of utility, specialty, and fire-fighting aircraft.  Viking provides OEM support for the global fleet of de Havilland DHC-1 through DHC-7 and the Bombardier CL-215, 215T and 415 aircraft.


Viking Air Limited is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for our "Viking Academy" Aerostructures Training Program. Successful applicants are paid during the eight-week program that is designed to teach basic, introductory aerostructure assembly skills. The curriculum will provide both theoretical instruction in the classroom and practical instruction in our training workshop. Successful graduates of Viking Academy will become full-time employees of Viking Air Ltd. and begin a rewarding career learning to assemble hundreds of different aerostructures like cockpits, wings and cowlings.


Topics of instruction include but not limited to:

  • Blueprint reading 
  • Riveting
  • Reaming
  • Fasteners
  • Sealants
  • Structures

Invitation to Viking Academy will be based upon the applicant's propensity for working with their hands, successful completion of mechanical based aptitude and comprehension testing and an interview with Viking Management. Successful completion of the program will be based on the demonstrated skill and ability to learn exhibited during the course of the program and the results of a final exam.  Attitude, punctuality and attendance during the program will be also be prime considerations for successful completion of the program. 



Viking Air will be cover all tuition cost associated with Viking Academy.  Successful applicants will receive a training wage during the course of this eight-week program. Permanent employment will only be offered to those individuals that successfully complete this program.



Instruction for Viking Academy will be provided by qualified Viking Trainers. All instruction will occur at Viking's Assembly Plant located at 1959 de Havilland Way, Sidney B.C.



  • Mechanically inclined with some experience using hand tools
  • Experience in a trades related profession an asset
  • Ability to interpret blueprint or working drawings would be an asset
  • High School Graduation



  • Individuals who enjoy learning, following instructions and working to exacting standards
  • Career minded individuals with a positive attitude, interested in pursuing a career in aerostructure assembly
  • Individuals that are prepared to work in an exciting, fast paced, and at times physically demanding environment
  • People who love airplanes
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