Job Description

Aircraft Mechanic

Location: Kelowna, BC

Benelux Tek Aerospace has exciting opportunities for full-time Aircraft Mechanics in Kelowna, BC to work with a company that is proud to deliver innovative aircraft solutions for corporate, commercial, and military customers worldwide. The company launched 50 years ago out of Canada’s Okanagan Valley and has grown to specialize in a wide range of aviation services including maintenance and modifications, air cargo operations, military pilot training and aircraft leasing.

In this role, as an Aircraft Mechanic, you will help our company in supporting B737 NG, MAX, L382, Twin Otter, Buffalo & Boeing by performing heavy maintenance, repairs, and modifications.

Responsibilities

Aircraft Mechanics will be expected to be able to demonstrate a high level of technical proficiency and perform the following functions:

  • Display thorough working knowledge of aircraft systems on multiple aircraft including
  • Air conditioning, hydraulics, engines, flight controls, landing gear, avionics, electrical generation, oxygen, fuel, pneumatics
  • Engage in basic trouble shooting on assigned tasks
  • Aircraft servicing and operations
  • Complete daily inspections
  • Receive and depart aircraft
  • Familiarity with the functional operation of the aircraft and perform run ups from right seat
  • Perform independent critical and non-critical systems checks (i.e. oxygen, fuel, batteries)
  • Safely operate all ground equipment
  • Towing aircraft – able to perform all positions
  • Complete basic inspection tasks
  • Inspection of aircraft in accordance with service bulletins, airworthiness directives and aircraft manuals
  • Inspection and assessment of aircraft components and airframe including engines, landing gear, flight controls, hydraulic systems, and pneumatic systems to locate defects or other problems in accordance with appropriate documents
  • Aircraft maintenance and repair
  • Read and interpret maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine the feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components
  • Source appropriate tooling, test equipment or ground support equipment
  • Maintain engines and components including fuel systems, anti-ice, ignition, fire extinguishing, exhaust, oil and engine indicating systems
  • Maintain aircraft systems and components including landing gear, airframe fuel, hydraulic and high pressure pneumatic, flight control, cabin environment, ice/rain protection, fire protection/detection, and doors/interiors and emergency equipment
  • Replace or repair worn, defective, or damaged components
  • Ability to measure cable tension and adjust control cables
  • Measure parts for wear, using precision instruments if required
  • Assemble and install electrical, plumbing, mechanical, hydraulic, and structural components and accessories
  • Carry out operational tests of engines and aircraft systems
  • Ability to provide solutions for defects while carrying out repairs
  • 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
  • Clear up log book snags

Safety

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

Our Ideal Candidates

Certification & Experience

  • Transport Canada Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical) License and minimum 2 years experience performing maintenance and/or 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 maintenance and/or modifications on commercial aircraft, including large Boeing Aircraft; or
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience performing maintenance and/or 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.

Skills

  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Willing to take initiative
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to learn and understand our company's 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

Other

  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position
  • Flexibility to work any type of shift rotation
  • Work is conducted in English

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Details

Employee Type
Contract Full-Time
Location
Kelowna BC
Date Posted
10/26/2021