KBM Aviation- Survey Pilot/Operator

December 15, 2022

Based out of Thunder Bay International Airport, KBM Aviation comprises a fleet of ten piston and turbine fixed-wing aircraft servicing our growing 702/703 and FTU operations. Aerial Survey includes missions such as aerial photography, LiDAR, thermal, Geophysical, and ocular surveys all over Canada and beyond. We also operate charter services, flight training, maintenance/AMO in Northwestern Ontario.

KBM Aviation is hiring for a survey pilot role on C206, PA-24, PA-34, and PA-31. This will be a full-time permanent position and will require the successful candidate to relocate to Thunder Bay. Pilots are expected to work regular office hours and assist with the operations as required. Pilots will be mentored on a variety of complex piston aircraft, as well as the operation of various survey systems. Survey projects vary in length from half day to multi month assignments all over Canada and the United States. First year pilots can expect to fly 200-300 hours, with opportunities for multi-PIC and other professional development in future years. Pay includes a base, flight, and per diem, with accommodations and travel provided. Comprehensive benefits and health insurance are provided, as well as an annual bonus/profit share. Salary range $45,000 Р$60,000.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Multi-IFR
  • Total Time 500


  • Degree or experience in GIS/Geomatics
  • Experience operating hardware/software systems
  • Experience in photography
  • Bilingual

Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing how your experience relates to this position, Please email to

Please no phone calls. If you would like to show your interest, come visit us at our hangar.