NDT Technician

KF Aerospace - Kelowna, BC (16 months ago)

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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.

Come deliver the KF experience in Kelowna, BC. We’re seeking Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Technicians to join our team at the YLW International Airport.


Location: YLW 5655 Airport Way, Kelowna BC, Canada V1V 1S1
Located in BC’s beautiful Okanagan Valley, Kelowna is home to our Head Office and our largest maintenance facility.750 of our 1,120 employees are employed in Kelowna. They spend their off-hours enjoying all the valley has to offer year-round; from skiing at any of the five local ski hills, visiting the 200 local wineries, golfing at one of the 30 golf courses, or enjoying the amazing lakes and sandy beaches. In fact, Kelowna is Canada's second-fastest growing city in terms of household numbers and USA Today named the Okanagan Valley as the world's second-best wine region to visit. Our strong and growing company provides employees with the community, co-workers and satisfying challenges that make a positive connection between career and lifestyle.


We have an exciting opportunity for 2 full-time permanent NDT Technicians (NOC Code 2261) in Kelowna, BC. Our Kelowna facility supports B737 NG, MAX, L382, Twin Otter, Buffalo & Boeing 757 aircraft.


Testing and Evaluation

The NDT technician is responsible for conducting material tests using a variety of non-destructive methodologies and technologies on aircraft, engines, and all related components. These methods can include Eddy Current (ET), Ultrasonic Resonant Testing (UT), Dye Penetrant Testing (LPI), Magnetic Particle testing (MPI) and Radiography (RT). The NDT Technician ensures quality or detect discontinuities (defects) in accordance with the scope and limitations of the NDT method being used. Testing criteria are applied in accordance with applicable specifications or standards. Testing outcomes are evaluated for acceptance or rejection, organized and reported on in writing. The NDT Technician also assists in the establishment of techniques for proper examination of objects under inspection, ensuring strict adherence to safety regulations


The NDT Technician calibrates testing equipment and interprets results with respect to applicable codes, standards, and specifications.


Work closely with the Project Supervisor, Customer, NDT Team Lead and Management about identification and interpretation of test results, work priorities and progress of projects. Actively participate in company safety initiatives, incident investigations, etc.


Minimum of 3 years working experience.This position requires a minimum certification and qualifications, level II for Eddy Current (ET) and Ultrasound (UT). The applicant should be able to provide training certificates and proof of experience in the form of a logbook with a minimum of 400 logged hours per technique in order to achieve recognition under KFA's NAS 410 Certification or have a current certification recognized within the NRCan Directory of NDT Personnel for the two techniques and levels identified above. We will consider candidates with European NDT Standard (EN 4179:2017) or the American Society for Non-destructive Testing (ANST CP-189) if they are able to obtain their NAS 410 Level II as determined by the KF NAS 410 Level III. All or a portion of previous education and hours may be considered.

In addition, we are expecting our successful candidate to have completed Senior Math or training courses in mathematics. Candidates also need to have a proven ability to interpret drawings and other authoritative publications.

We are looking for a candidate with analytical, report writing and computer skills. He or she is able to meet the physical demands of the position and is flexible to travel away from base at times. Our ideal candidate is a good communicator with strong interpersonal skills who can work as well as part of a team as independently.


Typically, Monday to Friday but may be required to work overtime or weekend based on customer demands.


Work is conducted in English


As an NDT Technician with KF Aerospace you can have a rewarding career with a team of people who are passionate about their craft. The base wage range for the position is $33.65 to $36.48 per hour depending on your experience. You will be eligible for annual Performance and Wage reviews.


Beyond a competitive salary, and the chance to be at the center of a vibrant international travel hub, we offer you:

  • Comprehensive Medical and Dental Coverage
  • A Health Spending Account
  • Disability, Critical Illness and Life Insurance
  • An Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • An Employee Pension Plan
  • Annual company profit sharing program
  • Personal Time Off and much more


Be a part of our craft. Apply for the NDT Technician position at kfaero.ca/careerstoday!

Positions are located in Kelowna, British Columbia

5655 Airport Way, Kelowna BC, V1V 1S1

For further inquiries, please contact:

Heather Corbett

Human Resources Assistant

250.491.5497 (Phone)

250.765.1489 (Fax)

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent