At KBM, our people are passionate about what they do. We provide a dynamic work environment in which employees have considerable autonomy and are rewarded with increasing opportunities to grow in their profession. Our people are encouraged to initiate new ventures and to take calculated risks. KBM is a diverse horizontal organization with open engagement across all business units.
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 – $60,000.
- Total Time 500
- Degree or experience in GIS/Geomatics
- Experience operating hardware/software systems
- Experience in photography
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.
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We regularly hire forestry and geomatics students, field technicians, remote sensing experts, professional foresters and other natural resource professionals and are always accepting resumes.
We are proud to offer our full-time employees an attractive health and dental benefits package, we enjoy flexible work schedules, and a quality of life unique to Thunder Bay, Ontario. We also have an office in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.
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