Overview

Avionics Apprentice Job at Kelowna Flightcraft – in Hamilton, ON

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 900+ strong, highly skilled workforce. Our passion for our craft fuels every project we touch.

JOB OVERVIEW

The AME Avionics Apprentice is responsible to assist on line and heavy maintenance projects as well as work in the Avionics shop within his/her appropriate skill and ability level, in a safe and efficient manner and in compliance with the Canadian Aviation Regulations and KF Aerospace maintenance manuals and procedures.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Project Maintenance: The Avionics Apprentice works under a Licensed AME’s supervision on line and heavy maintenance projects and Avionics shop, involving:

Learning a thorough understanding of systems – air conditioning, hydraulics, engines, flight controls, landing gear, avionics, electrical generation, oxygen, fuel, pneumatics – on multiple aircraft

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 task

Reporting to the Crew Chief any unserviceable condition discovered

Demonstrated Technical Skills: The Avionics Apprentice is expected to be able to demonstrate his/her capability to perform the following technical functions:

Accurately identifying, obtaining, using, and testing appropriate tools for assigned tasks

Basic knowledge of Standard Wiring Practices and Avionics Systems

Able to inspect and identify defects

Able to find and read applicable wiring drawings

Basic troubleshooting knowledge

Safety: The Avionics Apprentice is expected to apply safe work practices in all job duties, including:

Wearing all appropriate personal protective equipment

Understanding and applying the company’s Risk Management System

Maintaining good housekeeping standards

Understanding and applying safe handling practices with the aircraft

Documentation: The Avionics Apprentice is responsible to become familiar with general KF Aerospace paperwork and parts ordering, which involves:

Ensuring appropriate documentation is complete and submitting to an endorsed AME or Crew Chief for ACA approval

REQUIREMENTS

Graduation from a Transport Canada accredited “Approved Aircraft Maintenance Avionics Program”

Basic computer skills

Mechanical aptitude and ability to work safely with basic hand tools

Able to read technical manuals and drawings

Positive attitude and strong work ethic

Able to work effectively independently and as part of a team

Able to take direction from others

Quick learner

Ability to work 40 hours a week in a rotating shift-work environment

Ability to travel, as required

Must be physically fit

HOURS OF WORK

This is a shift work position which will require you to work days, nights, and weekends. KF Aerospace works on a 3-week rotating shift schedule

LAUNCH YOUR CAREER

As an Avionics 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/hr with bi-annual performance and wage reviews

Apprentices are expected to work towards filling out their Logbook & achieving their Transport Canada license. Once you have achieved your Transport Canada License, your wage will increase to $28.56/hr, with room to grow into Senior AME & Shift Lead roles.

BENEFITS

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

About the Company

Company: Kelowna Flightcraft –

Company Location:  Hamilton, ON

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