TRAIN TO BE A STRUCTURES AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEER

Training is available in Kelowna through Okanagan College. Their Diploma Program will get you started as an AME Apprentice. From there, you can work on obtaining your Transport Canada License to become a licensed AME. Structures courses start November 14, 2017 and February 5, 2018.

Check out this link for information on the Mechanical and Structural Diploma Programs at Okanagan College:     Okanagan College Maintenance and Structures Programs

NOW HIRING

KF Aerospace will add nearly 250 Permanent, Full Time positions to our operations in 2017, growing to 1000 employees across Canada.  Kelowna will grow to 700 staff, Hamilton 150, Southport (MB) 90, with additional staff based in Vancouver, Toronto & Ottawa. 

Established in 1970, KF Aerospace serves the global aviation industry.   Come join a long term, stable, growth oriented success story in Canadian Aviation!  

Kelowna currently has 40 vacancies and Hamilton has a few positions left to fill.  Click “Apply Now” (on left hand menu) to see the specific vacancies. 

The majority of vacancies are hands on positions – working with aircraft like the Boeing 737, Boeing 757, Boeing 767, and a variety of other commercial aircraft.  We are looking for:

  • Aircraft Service Technicians (no previous experience with aircraft required – we’ll provide all the training)

  • AME Apprentices – both Mechanic and Structural

  • Experienced AME’s (licensed or unlicensed) – both Mechanic and Structural

  • Hangar Support – providing parts, tooling, clerical and administrative support to the maintenance operations

  • There are other positions available as well (click on the “Apply Now” for details)

What’s going on at KF that requires this type of hiring?  KF has been very successful completing aircraft maintenance and modifications – adding new customers, long term contracts, and helping customers expand their fleets.  We are expanding a hangar in Kelowna to give us the capacity to support up to 11 aircraft at one time, and in Hamilton we have two long term customer contracts providing 2 lines of maintenance and modifications concurrently.  And we are booked out solid for the next year.

We have until September 15th to fill our vacancies to meet customer needs.  

KF Aerospace offers excellent wages, a full benefits program for your family, and potential bonuses.  Starting wage for Aircraft Service Technicians and Hangar Support is $14/hr, and we provide reviews and wage increases every 6 months for the first 4 years.  Starting wage for an AME Apprentice is $17.03/hr.  Licensed AME’s  start at $27.25/hr.    

Come see what KF can offer you – it’s more than a job – it’s a career in aviation.   

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At KF Aerospace, our people enjoy a rewarding, quality work in a friendly environment where we have one thing in common: we are proud of what we do.

At the heart of the aviation industry, our strong and growing company provides the lifestyle, community, coworkers and satisfying challenges that will bring your career to new heights.

We are successful when


We are profitable, the business is growing and we are creating opportunities for people



Our guiding principles

KF Values V3

Compensation & Benefits

To support your career we offer a competitive salary, paid vacation, personal days off, a pension plan, and a benefit plan that includes: MSP, extended medical, dental (including orthodontics for children), health spending account (HSA), life and accident insurance, paid personal days, short and long term disability, critical illness insurance, travel medical insurance assistance, Best Doctors, and an employee and family assistance program.  We also offer a variety of employee perks.  These benefits are extended to your partner and dependent children.

Learning & Development

KF Aerospace values the importance of training and is a Transport Canada Approved Training Organization (ATO).

We promote learning and development for our employees and support the following programs in order to provide internal growth opportunities:

  • Apprenticeships (Transport Canada, Provincial and CCAA)

  • Trades technical training

  • Leadership, management and skills training

  • Risk Management training

  • Health and Safety training

  • Human Facorts

  • WHMIS

  • Company training

  • Extensive on-the-job training


We offer the following in-house Transport Canada Approved Training

  • B727

  • Boeing 737-200; 300/400/500; 737 New Generation (NG)

  • Boeing 757

  • Boeing 767

  • Convair 580/5800

  • Dash 8 100-300/Q400

  • De Havilland DHC-5 (Buffalo)

  • De Havilland DHC-6 (Twin Otter)

  • MD-80

  • DC10

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