Aircraft Structures Technician (ACS)

Engineering / Engineering Technology, Skilled Trades


IMP Group Limited, Aerospace Division

Comox, British Columbia

Job Title: Aircraft Structures Technician (ACS)
Job Posting #: 4326
Department: MOB Comox
Department #: 3610
Reports To: Site Manager
Location: Comox, BC
Close Date: June 6, 2017
Position Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Shifts Required: Day shift, night shift, and /or weekends; as required

Position Overview:

Perform First, Second and Third Level repairs on aircraft structural components and ground support equipment.  This will include, but not be limited to, the assessment of damage, control of corrosion, repairs, modification and replacement of aircraft structures and structural components using recognized techniques and specialized tools and equipment.

Key Areas of Responsibility: 

  • Ramp duties will include, but not be limited to, pre/post flight inspection and support, marshalling, parking, towing, fueling/defueling and installation/removal of required mission equipment and crash and salvage response.
  • Fly as necessary in support of maintenance, ferry and deployment operations.
  • Travel and work at other main operating bases, deployments in support of operations at remote sites, mobile repair parties and ferry flights.
  • Provide on-job-training to other employees.
  • Attend training for trade and personnel development and for qualification/certification purposes.
  • Sweep and clean hangar, shop, stores and office areas, remove all debris accumulated by tasks performed and maintain a clean, safe work area.
  • Adhere to policies, procedures and directives established by the Company.
  • Provide supervision to other employees.
  • Perform other tasks as may be required from time to time.

Position Requirements:

  • Thorough knowledge of aircraft structures and structural components, inspection techniques, damage assessment, aircraft materials and hardware, use of special tools and equipment. 
  • Knowledge of corrosion control techniques. 
  • Capable of reading and interpreting technical documentation such as maintenance manuals, work packages, drawings, blueprints and Standard Plant Procedures. 
  • Ability to use standard computer programs and such specialized ones as may be necessary in the performances of the duties. 
  • Valid BC Class 5 license and the ability to drive vehicles, tow tractors and support vehicles
  • Graduate of a recognized aircraft structural repair course or apprenticeship program and hold a current Aircraft Maintenance Engineers license or be qualified as an aircraft structures technician within the Canadian Armed Forces or equivalent commercial experience.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in aircraft structural repair is required.
  • Must be eligible to meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Canadian government security clearances.
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to IMP Occupational Health, Safety and Environment policies.  Continually focusing on your individual safety and the safety of others who may be affected by your work and to fully comply with all Federal Health and Safety Legislation.
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement, Lean & 6S activities in your area.

Qualified applicants are invited to apply online at www.impgroup.com

IMP is committed to Employment Equity and our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative at all job levels.  We welcome applicants from Aboriginal People, Visible Minority Groups, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations of positions where they are under-represented.  If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on either your cover letter or resume.