Structures Apprentice

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

  • Career Level Apprentice
  • Experience 2-5 Years
  • No. of Openings 1
  • Department Maintenance

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 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.


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.


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 Skills: 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


  • This is a shift work position which will require you to work days, nights, and weekends


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…

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