Aerospace Engineer (Structures)

  • KF Aerospace
  • Kelowna, BC, Canada
  • Jun 10, 2019
Full time Engineering

Job Description

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

The qualified individual will be responsible for designing structural modifications, aircraft repair designs, manufacturing design changes and liaising with appropriate departments and organizations for resolution of issues pertaining to design data interpretation and design deviations. The incumbent will be familiar with regulatory authorities’ procedures and processes for the approval of any design deviations generated.


· Design structural/mechanical installations and modifications and repairs
· Develop design documents for demonstrating compliance to the appropriate regulations
· Liaise with Transport Canada and other approval authorities for design approval
· Liaise with OEM’s for repair approvals
· To aid in troubleshooting aircraft systems
· To manage resources to achieve assigned project goals

· Any other projects as assigned by the Engineering Manager


· Completion of an Aerospace Engineering Degree from a recognized secondary institution in the relevant engineering discipline
· Willing to work extra hours when required
· Able to work independently in an office environment
· Computer experience necessary (CAD experience an asset)
· Previous Transport Canada delegation would be considered an asset
· Personal Attributes
·  Self-starter
· Work well within a group and under pressure
· Good interview skills (i.e. when speaking with engineers or pilots, be able to interpret their requirements into usable text)
·  Good research skills
·  Well organized
·  Able to produce good estimates and meet deadlines
·  Effective time manager
·  Adaptable


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

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