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Company Kelowna Flightcraft Ltd
Organization Overview

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

 

Privately owned and operated, Kelowna Flightcraft Group of Companies is an industry leading aviation company. We operate two full service MRO facilities in Kelowna, BC and Hamilton, ON with 11 bases spread across Canada. Our facilities support Boeing 727, 737, 757, 767, Convair 580, DC10, Dash 8, and Astra 1125 aircraft. With exciting and challenging opportunities, we are offering you the chance to join our team and take your career to new heights at our Kelowna base.

Location Overview Located in BC’s beautiful Okanagan Valley, Kelowna is home to our Head Office and our largest maintenance facility. We have over 500 employees employed locally, who spend their off-hours enjoying all the valley has to offer year round from skiing to wineries to golfing to any of our amazing lakes. Kelowna was awarded the honour of Cultural Capital of Canada in 2004. Our strong and growing company provides the community, co-workers and satisfying challenges that makes the connection between career and lifestyle.
City Kelowna
Province British Columbia [BC]
Title AME E - YLW
Position Overview

The Avionics AME is a licensed avionics technician reporting to a Crew Chief responsible for performing avionics projects in a safe and efficient manner.
 

Responsibilities

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 

Familiar with general Flightcraft paperwork and parts ordering which involves:

  • Ensuring their own work is appropriately and accurately documented and signed off in a timely fashion and submitting own documentation to senior AME or Crew chief for ACA approval in areas where they do not have an endorsement
  • 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 general supervision on line or heavy maintenance projects, involving:

  • Responding positively to work direction from crew chiefs or senior AME’s
  • 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.  Understands and contributes to meeting or improving on the time line of major checks
  • Taking responsibility for quality of own work and fixing mistakes where required, minimal rework is expected
  • Ability to complete any card for any given project
  • Engaging in trouble shooting on assigned jobs including gathering information from customers as required
  • Participating in larger, more complex jobs
  • Applying thorough understanding of systems (air conditioning, hydraulics, engines, flight controls, landing gear, avionics, electrical generation, oxygen, fuel, pneumatics etc.) on multiple aircraft
  • Signing off on own work and the work of others where endorsed 
  • Takes the lead of sub-crews to complete more complex jobs or special projects. Understands and applies practices that will maximize the time on the tools
     

Demonstrated Technical Skills

The Avionics AME is expected to be able to demonstrate their capability to understand and perform the following technical functions:

  • Clearing up minor log book snags
  • Plan assigned work projects and insure quality of work completed
  • Excellent knowledge of Standard Wiring Practices and Avionics Systems
  • Be able to work on his/her own
  • Be able to help outside bases and troubleshoot over the phone
  • Excellent interpretation of wiring drawings
  • Liaison with MOC and Engineering

Requirements

 

 The following are requirements for the AME position:

  • Completed apprenticeship and have successfully written Transport Canada regulatory/maintenance exam(s)
  • Minimum of 3 years experience as a licensed mechanic
  • Working knowledge of the types of aircraft supported by Kelowna Flightcraft
  • Thorough understanding of Transport Canada regulations
  • Understanding of Kelowna Flightcraft organizational systems and work flow
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Willing to take initiative
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Able to work effectively independently and as part of a team
  • Able to train apprentices effectively
  • Basic computer skills and familiarity with Intranet
  • Good oral and written communication skills 
  • Must be able to work rotational shift work
  • Must be physically fit
Job Status Full Time Regular
Compensation & Benefits Overview To support your career we offer a competitive salary, paid vacation, a matching pension plan, and a benefit plan that includes: Medical, extended medical, dental (including orthodontics for children), life and accident insurance, paid sick time, short and long term disability and an Employee and Family Assistance Program.  These benefits are extended to your spouse and dependant children. 
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