AME Structures Apprentice
We’re all about the craft.
KF Aerospace is proud to deliver innovative aircraft solutions for corporate, commercial, and military customers worldwide.
Launched 50 years ago out of Canada’s Okanagan Valley, KF has grown to specialize in a wide range of aviation services including maintenance and modifications, air cargo operations, military pilot training and aircraft leasing.
With facilities across Canada, KF is home to a 900+ strong, highly skilled workforce. Our passion for our craft fuels every project we touch.
IT’S YOUR CAREER. THE SKY IS THE LIMIT!
We are currently seeking to fill the position of AME Structures Apprentice . The AME Structures Apprentice is responsible to assist on heavy, line and shop maintenance in a safe and efficient manner.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The AME Apprentice is a learning role and is responsible to learn through action in the following key areas :
Safety : Applies safe work practices in all job duties. This involves :
Wearing all appropriate personal protective equipment
Understanding and applying the Risk Management System
Maintaining good housekeeping standards
Understanding and applying safe handling practices with the aircraft
Documentation : Learning general KF Aerospace paperwork and parts ordering which involves :
Ensuring appropriate documentation is complete for their work and submitting to an endorsed AME or Shift Lead for ACA approval
Sourcing required technical information in maintenance manuals in an accurate and timely manner as required
Utilizing the services of Stores and Tool Crib in a professional and efficient manner to obtain required supplies and tooling
Project Maintenance : Works under close supervision to assist with line or shop maintenance projects, involving :
Responding positively to work direction from Shift Lead or senior AMEs
Working cooperatively with other members of the crew
Taking initiative to work to full capabilities
Showing ability to retain information and apply learning’s to similar situations
Completing assigned tasks in a timely manner
Taking responsibility for quality of own work and fixing mistakes where required
Engaging in basic trouble shooting on assigned tasks
Reporting to the Shift Lead any unserviceable condition discovered
Demonstrated Technical Skill s : The AME Apprentice is expected to be able to demonstrate their capability to perform the following technical functions :
Ability to use and test all standard tools
Basic inspection tasks
Design, layout a basic SRM repair with minimal assistance
Full understanding of basic aircraft manuals
Full understanding of safe operation of all equipment
Familiar with and capable of safely operating ground equipment (EOC)
Must be an AME graduate from a Transport Canada approved technical school or course
Attend training courses as directed by company management
Positive attitude and strong work ethic
Safety aware and conscious
Willing to take initiative
Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail
Able to work effectively independently and as part of a team
Basic computer skills and familiarity with Intranet
Good oral and written communication skills
Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job
HOURS OF WORK
This is a shift work position which will require you to work days, nights, and weekends
LAUNCH YOUR CAREER
As an AME Structures Technician Apprentice with KF Aerospace you can start a rewarding career with a team of people who are passionate about their craft.
The position starts at $19.38 with bi-annual performance and wage reviews. After an Apprentice has received their Transport Canada license, their wage increases to $28.
56 After becoming Licensed, there is also room to grow into Senior and Shift Lead roles, which move into a higher wage bracket.
Beyond a competitive salary, and the chance to be at the center of a vibrant international travel hub, we offer you :
Comprehensive Medical and Dental Coverage
A Health Spending Account
Disability, Critical Illness and Life Insurance
An Employee & Family Assistance Program
An Employee Pension
Annual company profit sharing program
Personal Time Off and much more