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 1,000 strong, highly skilled workforce. Our passion for our craft fuels every project we touch.
The Heavy Duty Mechanic position reports to the Fabrication & GSE Supervisor and is responsible to perform skilled tasks in the mechanical repair and maintenance of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and diesel systems on various types of aircraft ground support equipment.
This could include aircraft tugs, ground power units a / c and d / c, forklifts, hydraulic jacks, diesel generators, hydraulic carts, kloaders, scissor lifts, genie lifts, courtesy cars, fuel trucks and facility vehicles.
The work hours for this position are 40 hours per week which will consist of four ten-hour shifts; scheduled either from Monday to Thursday or Tuesday to Friday.
Overtime may be required as needed.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Diagnose and troubleshoot defects in heavy duty equipment
Perform mechanical repairs on equipment in the shop and ramp
Electrical and hydraulic troubleshooting and diagnostics
Inspect, repair and adjust gasoline and diesel-powered units
Install and align engines and machinery
Test repaired equipment for proper performance
Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work
Keep detailed and accurate maintenance reports and documentation
Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service
Maintain a working knowledge of changes in technology and repair techniques
Adhere to workplace and company safety policies, regulations and compliances
Other mechanical repair work as required
REQUIRED CERTIFICATION, EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE or SKILLS
Any appropriate credentials / certifications and / experience as a Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic
Possess a valid driver’s license
Proven mechanical abilities in hydraulics and electrical systems, including schematics and diagnostics
Physical ability to lift 50 lbs.
Knowledge of basic computer skills
Knowledge of safe work operating procedures
Experience with routine maintenance operations
Experience working in dangerous or hazardous environments associated with the trade
Positive attitude and strong work ethic
Ability to work independently in a busy environment
Ability to prioritize work assignments
Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
Able to work well under pressure
Strong attention to detail
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with people tactfully
Medical and Dental Coverage
Health Spending Account
Disability, Critical Illness, and Life Insurance
Employee & Family Assistance Program
Personal Time Off and much more
HOW TO APPLY
Be a part of our craft. Apply for the Heavy Duty Mechanic position at kfaero.ca / careers today!