Sheet-metal Technician / Aircraft Structures (AME "S") - Peterborough Location
Flying Colours Corp - FCCN
Peterborough, ON
Flying Colours Corp is a global leader in all aspects of aircraft completions and maintenance. With facilities in Canada, USA, and Singapore our continued growth and success is driven by our talented workforce that embody our core values: integrity, innovation and flexibility.

Due to continued growth in our businesses, we have a requirement for an Aircraft Structures / Sheet-metal Technician to join our Team at our Peterborough, Ontario location.

General Accountability

Work with aircraft structural materials and is involved in the repair, installation, modification and inspection of these materials. Responsible for assembly, fit and install of aircraft skins, frames and structural parts. Technicians assemble and install structures including sheet metal extrusion and composite structures and possess knowledge of assembly jigs and tools. Future structural technicians will work with completed assemblies and will be systems integrators

Specific Accountabilities

Sheet Metal Technicians are expected to work safely and efficiently at all times.
Candidates should have general knowledge of aircraft structural fabrication, including repairing, modifying, refurbishing, and fabricating structural and other components.
Candidates must be able to understand and work from mechanical drawings as well as other written instructions and design specifications. Strong mathematical knowledge is required, as is the ability to make accurate measurements and finish materials to a high level of quality and precision.
Performs work in a productive, diligent, careful and safe manner.
Complete any special projects or other tasks as required or assigned. May be assigned to other areas of operations, based on business or customer requirements.
Works in compliance with all Administrative, Health & Safety policies and procedures as per legislative requirements and as outlined in Company policies.

Experience and Education Requirements

Completion of secondary school is required.
Completion of College/CEGEP/vocational/technical training in Structural Repair.
Completed a recognized apprenticeship program, and/or have a minimum of 4+ years industry related experience.
Possession or working towards an AME "S" license is highly preferred.


Ability to read and interpret mechanical/engineering drawings and technical instructions.
Must be familiar with a variety of hand tools, and sheet-metal equipment.
Ability to understand and follow direction with minimal supervision.
Ability to work as part of a team, where tasks may be shared or reallocated daily.
Good mobility, manual dexterity and physical condition to work in areas within the aircraft where access may be limited.
Proven ability to communicate effectively orally and written.
Positive attitude and willingness to learn.
Ability to trouble-shoot and problem-solve.
Ability to maintain professional work habits at all times.
Excellent planning, organization and coordination skills.
Excellent judgement and strong attention to detail.

Working Conditions

Regular periods during which physical effort is required, e.g., walking standing, stooping, climbing, lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward.
Exposure to factors such as temperature variations/extremes, fumes, moving machinery, humidity, and materials which can cause periods of discomfort.
Frequent need to give concentrated attention, with one or two senses at a time, where stimuli are changing.
Noticeable direct and indirect pressure from deadlines, production quotas, accuracy or similar demands.

Working Hours

This is a full-time FT position where hours will change due to business operational needs and flexibility is required. The rotational shift is 2 weeks on days then 2 weeks on afternoons.

Day Shift: 7am to 4pm
Afternoon Shift: 3pm to 12am


We offer competitive compensation to qualified and highly motivated candidates. Please note that applicants for these positions must have current status to work in Canada in order to be considered for this opportunity.

How to Apply

Please apply online at

While we appreciate all resumes received, we can only contact directly those applicants under consideration for interview.

Flying Colours Corp. is proud to participate in the Legislated Employment Equity Program LEEP. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates including candidates representing the four designated groups: Women, member of Visible Minorities, Aboriginal Peoples and Persons with Disabilities.