Structures Licensed

May 21 2020
Industries Airspace, Aviation, National Defence
Categories Aerospace, Aviation, Airport, Manufacturing, Assembly, Quality
Hamilton, ON

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 1,000 strong, highly skilled workforce. Our passion for our craft fuels every project we touch.


Location: YHM 9500 Airport Road, Mount Hope (Hamilton), Ontario Canada L0R 1W0

Ideally situated halfway between Toronto and Niagara Falls, on the shores of Lake Ontario, Hamilton offers a multitude of lifestyle benefits. With a rich history and culture, spectacular nature and distinctive urban feel, Hamilton is the perfect playground for outdoor enthusiasts.

You will never be short of things to do with a multitude of hiking trails, breathtaking waterfalls and boating all located within close proximity of the city. In addition to the vast number of outdoor activities, Hamilton also offers a host of award-winning restaurants, shops, museums and concert venues.

It’s a destination that unfolds in surprising ways, from its stunning natural beauty to a vibrant culinary scene. However, you spend your time, let your sense of adventure guide you to new and exciting places around this dynamic, authentic destination!


We have exciting opportunities for 10 full-time permanent Structural AME's (NOC Code 7315) in Hamilton, Ontario. Our Hamilton facility supports B737 NG and B737 MAX aircraft.

Structures Technicians are expected to be able to demonstrate a high level of technical proficiency and perform the following functions:


Complete basic inspection tasks
Inspection of aircraft structures in accordance with Service Bulletins, AD’s and aircraft manuals
Inspection and assessment of corrosion and damage to aircraft structures
Design and layout a structural repair manual (SRM) repair with minimal assistance
Construction and set up of jigs and fixtures
Complete all general repairs
Sealant of metal and composite surfaces
Installation of fasteners
Treatment of metals and corrosion
Assembly and fitting of parts
Repair, replace, and modify metal alloy and composite structures
Fabrication of sheet metal parts
Ability to source and use correct composite materials for bonding a fastener or simple repair
Understanding of aircraft fastener codes and uses/installations
Complete all repairs from SRM, SB, AD and Engineering drawings
Source appropriate calibrated tooling for the jobs

Documentation & Administration

Ensures appropriate documentation is completed accurately and on time and submitted to a senior Technician or Shift Lead for ACA approval
Sources required technical information in maintenance manuals
Ability to complete ERP 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 and cleanliness standards
Understanding and applying safe handling practices with the aircraft


Certification & Experience

Transport Canada Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structural) License and minimum 1-year experience performing modifications on commercial aircraft, including large Boeing Aircraft; or
Equivalent license from foreign country (would be considered unlicensed in Canada) and minimum 5 years of experience performing modifications on commercial aircraft, including large Boeing Aircraft; or
Minimum of 7 years’ experience performing modifications on commercial aircraft, including large Boeing Aircraft.
Unlicensed mechanics are expected to have the willingness and qualifications to obtain a Transport Canada license within 1 year.


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 work flow
Ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team
Good oral and written communication skills
Able to effectively train apprentices
Ability to accept constructive criticism
Basic computer skills and familiarity with Intranet
Willing to pursue additional company training as required


Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position
Flexibility to work any type of shift


Work is conducted in English


Transport Canada Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineers(with at least 1 year of experience) earn an hourly wage starting at $29.57 up to $37.37 with room to grow into Senior and Shift Lead roles. There are 12 Licensed AME levels.

Unlicensed experienced Aircraft Maintenance Engineers(with at least 5-7 years of experience) earn an hourly wage between $30.10 and $31.56 based on experience and/or certification obtained outside of Canada. There are 5 Unlicensed AME levels.

KF will support Unlicensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineers to achieve Transport Canada licensing.


Full-Time staff benefits include (but are not limited to):

Health and Dental
Short & Long-Term Disability
Health Spending Account
Paid vacation and Personal time off
The opportunity to bank overtime
Pension matching plan and voluntary RRSP
Employee & Family Assistance Program
Free financial advice
Uniform allowance
A bonus program based on organizational performance


Be a part of our craft. Apply for the AME-S position at today!

Positions are located in Hamilton, Ontario
9500 Airport Road, Mount Hope (Hamilton), Ontario Canada L0R 1W0

For further inquiries, please contact:

Heather Corbett
Human Resources Assistant
250.491.5497 (Phone)
250.765.1489 (Fax)

Apply now! network