Mechanic Licensed

Full time KF Aerospace in Aviation/Aerospace Email Job
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Job Detail

  • Career Level Licensed
  • Experience Previous Experience
  • Posting ID 1153
  • No. of Openings 1
  • Department Mechanical

Job Description

AME- MECH (Level 1-3)


We’re all about the craft. 

KF Aerospace is proud to deliver innovative aircraft services for corporate, commercial, and military customers worldwide.  Launched in 1970 out of British Columbia’s beautiful Okanagan Valley, KF has grown to specialize in a wide range of aviation services including maintenance and modifications, 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.


Reporting to an AME-M Shift Lead, the AME-M Level 1-3 is a licensed mechanic responsible for performing line and heavy maintenance in a safe and efficient manner.  


The AME-M 1-3 is expected to be able to demonstrate his/her capability to understand and perform the following functions under varying levels of supervision:


  • Display thorough working knowledge of aircraft systems on multiple aircraft including
    1. Air conditioning, hydraulics, engines, flight controls, landing gear, avionics, electrical generation, oxygen, fuel, pneumatics
    2. Engage in basic trouble shooting on assigned tasks
  • Aircraft servicing and operations
    1. Complete daily inspections
    2. Receive and depart aircraft
    3. Familiarity with the functional operation of the aircraft and perform run ups from right seat
    4. Perform independent critical and non-critical systems checks (i.e. oxygen, fuel, batteries) 
    5. Safely operate all ground equipment 
    6. Towing aircraft – able to perform all positions
  • Complete basic inspection tasks
    1. Inspection of aircraft in accordance with service bulletins, airworthiness directives and aircraft manuals
    2. Inspection and assessment of aircraft components and airframe including engines, landing gear, flight controls, hydraulic systems, and pneumatic systems to locate defects or other problems in accordance with appropriate documents
  • Aircraft maintenance and repair 
    1. Read and interpret maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine the feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components
    2. Source appropriate tooling, test equipment or ground support equipment
    3. Maintain engines and components including fuel systems, anti-ice, ignition, fire extinguishing, exhaust, oil, and engine indicating systems
    4. Maintain aircraft systems and components including landing gear, airframe fuel, hydraulic and high pressure pneumatic, flight control, cabin environment, ice/rain protection, fire protection/detection, and doors/interiors and emergency equipment
    5. Replace or repair worn, defective, or damaged components 
    6. Ability to measure cable tension and adjust control cables
    7. Measure parts for wear, using precision instruments if required
    8. Assemble and install electrical, plumbing, mechanical, hydraulic, and structural components, and accessories 
    9. Carry out operational tests of engines and aircraft systems 
    10. Ability to provide solutions for defects while carrying out repairs
  • Sign off on own work and the work of others where endorsed/qualified 
  • Complete assigned tasks in a timely manner
  • Clear up logbook snags
  • Take responsibility for quality of own work and fix mistakes where required and with minimal rework

Documentation & Administration

  • Ensures appropriate documentation for his/her own work is completed accurately and on time and submitted to senior AME or Shift Lead for ACA approval as required for ACA approval in areas where they do not have an endorsement 
  • Sources required technical information in maintenance manuals in an accurate and timely manner 
  • Ability to complete M3 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 standards and cleanliness
  • Understanding and applying safe handling practices with the aircraft
  • Understanding and applying Lock Out/Tag Out procedures

Developing Others

The AME-M 1-3 uses his/her own technical knowledge and experience to provide training and development to apprentices in the areas of Technical, Safety and Documentation by:

  • Communicating required information and testing for understanding
  • Being open and available for questions 
  • Acting as crew resource for company information
  • Role modeling professional conduct and positive customer orientation

Tool Control

  • Complies with the KF Tool Control policy found in Production Manual Section 10-1 


Certification & Experience

  • AME-M licence
  • The AME-M 1-3 has experience ranging from being newly licenced up to 2+ year’s experience
  • Radio Operator Licence
  • Ground Operating Licence (AVOP’s)


  • 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 workflow
  • Ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team
  • Good oral and written communication skills 
  • Ability to accept constructive criticism
  • Basic computer skills and familiarity with Intranet
  • Willing to pursue type endorsements with recommendation of Shift Lead and attain ACA
  • Thorough understanding of Transport Canada regulations
  • Working knowledge of the types of aircraft supported by KF 

Performance Record

  • Professional conduct and attitude
  • Up to date technical training records
  • Attendance/reliability above company average


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


  • Medical and Dental Coverage 
  • Health Spending Account
  • Disability, Critical Illness, and Life Insurance 
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Employee Pension 
  • Personal Time Off and much more

HOW TO APPLY                        

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