Aircraft Structural Fitter – Entry Level Role

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Job Detail

  • Career Level Entry-Level Training
  • Experience Entry Level
  • Posting ID 1288
  • No. of Openings 1+
  • Training Provided Yes

Job Description

We’re all about the craft.

KF Aerospace is proud to deliver innovative aircraft solutions for corporate, commercial, and military customers worldwide. Launched over 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 1,000 strong, highly skilled workforce. Our passion for our craft fuels every project we touch.

Full time | Entry level (No post-secondary schooling required)

Do you enjoy working with your hands and curious about the aviation trades? Receive training and gain experience while earning an income as an Aircraft Structural Fitter with KF Aerospace!

KF is excited to introduce this new entry-level role to support its passenger to freighter conversion program for customers like Boeing and AEI. This is an exciting opportunity to get a feel for the Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) trade and is ideally suited for anyone who is mechanically inclined, enjoys teamwork and has strong communication skills. It’s your chance to be a part of the craft and launch a rewarding career with KF Aerospace.

Overview

This role includes a 3-month paid training module completed on-site at KF Aerospace in Kelowna, BC. The program covers key structural aircraft modification methods to support the B737-800 Passenger to Freighter Conversion program, with a focus on drawing interpretation, part layout, fitting, drilling, and installation. Once the training module is completed, the Structural Fitter will begin working on an active aircraft conversion in one of KF’s hangars alongside skilled AME’s and under the guidance of a crew chief and project supervisor.

This role provides an excellent primer for the Aircraft Maintenance Engineer – Structures program at Okanagan College, graduates from which can become eligible for their Transport Canada License.

Requirements

This role is ideally suited for someone who:

  • Enjoys working with their hands
  • Would like to think/work in 3D & read blueprints
  • Would enjoy assembling and installing parts on aircraft
  • Capable of working as part of a big team
  • Has strong communication skills

Benefits & Perks

  • Gain experience and training in the aviation trades while being paid
  • Opportunities for career growth and advancement
  • Full benefits with extended medical and dental
  • Bi-annual wage reviews
  • Paid time-off
  • Annual company profit sharing program

Starting Salary/Wage: $19.26 / hour with increases every 6 months. Can earn up to $33.98 when certified.

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