August 6 2022
Industries Airspace, Aviation, National Defence
Categories Aerospace, Aviation, Airport, Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul
Southport, MB

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, KF has grown to specialize in a wide range of aviation services including maintenance and modifications, cargo operations, military pilot training and aircraft leasing. At our facility in Southport Manitoba, we support the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) by providing state-of the –art Pilot training.


An exciting opportunity to join a team of dedicated and experienced professionals is now available! Our Southport facility supports Grob G120A and C-90 King Air aircraft. Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (Mechanical) perform line and heavy maintenance and repairs. They are expected to demonstrate a high level of technical proficiency and safety in performing the following tasks:

  • Identify, obtain, use, and test appropriate tools for the jobs required
  • Complete daily inspections
  • Operate all ground equipment
  • Remove and install flight controls, engine components, propellers, landing gear, and tires
  • Functional operation of the aircraft and ability to perform run-ups
  • Perform rigging of engine and flight controls
  • Perform non-critical systems checks (i.e. oxygen, fuel)
  • Use trouble-shooting skills and information from customers to identify and locate problems
  • Apply a thorough understanding of systems: air-conditioning, hydraulics, engines, flight controls, landing gear, avionics, electrical generation, oxygen, fuel and pneumatics
  • Able to locate and correctly read applicable wiring and follow Standard Wiring Practices
  • Ensure all aircraft maintenance is carried out in compliance with the Canadian Aviation Regulations Transport Canada rules and regulations, type specific manuals, and the KF Aerospace Policy and Procedures Manual so that continuing airworthiness of the aircraft is maintained


  • Valid Transport Canada AME –M1 License (candidates near licensing may be considered)
  • Ability and willingness to attain type endorsement
  • Proof of full vaccination against Covid-19 required
  • Valid passport (or ability to attain) and driver’s license
  • Ability to travel
  • Grade 12 education or higher
  • Ability to work rotational shifts including evenings and Saturdays
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Works and Government Services Enhanced Reliability Clearance
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Physically fit and able to pass pre-employment medical exam
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Able to work effectively independently and as part of a team
  • Basic computer skills and wiliness to learn


As a Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer with KF Aerospace you can start a rewarding career with a team of people who are passionate about their craft.

Located in the Central Plains region of Manitoba and near to the picturesque Assiniboine River, Portage la Prairie boasts a relaxed environment perfect for all ages. It is situated 25 kilometers south of beautiful Lake Manitoba, ideal for year-round activities.

Being an easily commutable hour from Winnipeg, many of our employees choose to live in the exciting & culturally vibrant city of Winnipeg while working in Southport.


  • 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


Be a part of our craft. Apply at today!

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