Structures Technician - KF Aerospace (Kelowna)

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Structures Technician - KF Aerospace (Kelowna)

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Structures Technicians are experienced aircraft maintenance engineers (licensed or unlicensed) by Transport Canada.

Structures Technicians perform line and heavy maintenance as well as repairs and modifications on a wide variety of aircraft, including B737 Jurassic, Classic, NG, B757, Hercules, Convair, Buffalo, and Twin Otter.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Structures Technicians are expected to be able to demonstrate a high level of technical proficiency and perform the following functions:

• Complete basic inspection tasks
• Inspection of aircraft structures in accordance with Service Bulletins, AD’s and aircraft manuals
• Inspection and assessment of corrosion and damage to aircraft structures
• Design and layout a structural repair manual (SRM) repair with minimal assistance
• Construction and set up of jigs and fixtures
• Complete all general repairs
• Sealant of metal and composite surfaces
• Installation of fasteners
• Treatment of metals and corrosion
• Assembly and fitting of parts
• Repair, replace, and modify metal alloy and composite structures
• Fabrication of sheet metal parts
• Ability to source and use correct composite materials for bonding a fastener or simple repair
• Understanding of aircraft fastener codes and uses/installations
• Complete all repairs from SRM, SB, AD and Engineering drawings
• Source appropriate calibrated tooling for the jobs

Documentation & Administration
• Ensures appropriate documentation is completed accurately and on time and submitted to a senior Technician or Shift Lead for ACA approval
• Sources required technical information in maintenance manuals
• Ability to complete ERP processes and procedures correctly

Applying safe work practices in all job duties, including:
• Wearing all appropriate PPE (personal protective equipment)
• Understanding and applying the Risk Management System
• Understanding and applying Health & Safety Policies
• Maintaining good housekeeping and cleanliness standards
• Understanding and applying safe handling practices with the aircraft


Certification & Experience
• Transport Canada Aircraft Maintenance Engineer – Structures License; or
• Equivalent license from foreign country (would be considered unlicensed in Canada); or
• Minimum of 7 years’ experience performing structural repairs and/or modifications on commercial aircraft.

• Positive attitude and strong work ethic
• Willing to take initiative
• Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail
• Ability to learn and understand KF organizational systems and work flow
• Ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team
• Good oral and written communication skills
• Able to effectively train apprentices
• Ability to accept constructive criticism
• Basic computer skills and familiarity with Intranet
• Willing to pursue additional company training as required

• Must be physically fit
• Flexibility to work any type of shift

Positions are located in Kelowna, British Columbia
5655 Airport Way, Kelowna BC, V1V 1S1

Transport Canada licensed Technicians earn an hourly wage of between $27.59 and $36.64 with room to grow into Senior and Shift Lead roles.
Unlicensed experienced Technicians earn an hourly wage of between $25.24 and $30.94 based on experience and/or certification obtained outside of Canada.

Benefits include but are not limited to:
• Extended medical and dental
• Paid vacation and personal days
• The opportunity to bank overtime
• Pension matching plan and voluntary RRSP
• Employee/family assistance program
• Free financial advice
• Uniform allowance
• Discounts at local businesses

For more information or to apply
Visit or contact:

Heather Corbett
Human Resources Assistant
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