Aircraft Component Fabricator

With more than 50 years of Aerospace industry experience, IMP Aerostructures, an Operating Unit of IMP Aerospace and Defence, is a leader in the Aerospace industry providing top quality, structural components and assemblies to clients such as Bombardier, Bell Helicopter, Boeing, Spirit Aerosystems and Lockheed. Located in the quaint town of Amherst, NS, just a short trip from Moncton, NB, you’ll enjoy a lifestyle that offers all of the amenities of big city living in a rural setting. Recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, IMP Group takes enormous pride in the diligence and hard work its employee groups provide. Known for providing its employees with a supportive and challenging atmosphere, fostering growth and personal development, IMP Aerostructures has an immediate opening for a motivated individual to join its winning team!

Position Overview:

An Aircraft Component Fabricator gives the worker the opportunity to experience all aspects of the manufacturing operation, from deburring machined parts, forming sheet metal components, to assembly of aircraft and aerospace structures in accordance with customer or engineering specifications, Company procedures, work instructions, etc. to complete the required tasks ensuring safety, product quality and accuracy. This position is the entry level position to the manufacturing environment from which the applicant will apply for one of the many job postings and opportunities within the skilled worker classifications

What You Will Do:

  • Check and straighten and/or hand-form material and/or components to templates or form blocks and inspect individual parts using precision measuring instructions (i.e. gauges, micrometers, calipers).
  • Trim, file, grind, deburr, buff or smooth surfaces, seams or joints with abrasive materials or by using hand tools, portable power tools.  
  • Depending on the final classification awarded, other tasks include: heat treating metal parts/components, setting up and operating hand and machine tools, welding equipment or computerized machines; the work also involves assembling parts and structures by lining up and joining them by welding, bolting or riveting; and there may also be an element of finishing products by cleaning, polishing, filing or bathing them in acid solutions;
  • Work with, read and/or interpret drawings, sketches, blueprints/mylars and read and understand operator manuals and/or customer specifications or sample parts, to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished products.
  • Follow detailed drawings or specifications to find out job, material and equipment requirements, and much of the work will involve cutting, rolling and shaping, heating or hammering metal products to fabricate parts or sub-assemblies
  • Communicate with, and receive instructions from Supervisor and/or Charge Hand in the transition of the workflow & production work scheduling; to assess current material needs and/or to address any problems accordingly;
  • Adhere to workplace safety policies, regulations and the use safety equipment will be the highest priority for you and your co-workers;.
  • Perform routine maintenance on work equipment; keep tools, equipment and immediate work area(s) in a clean, orderly and safe condition.

What You Will Bring:

  • Completion of High School (Grade 12), equivalent experience, training; 
  • One year previous experience in a manufacturing environment would be considered an asset;
  • Knowledge of processes, products and equipment and ability to read blueprints and engineering documentation will be considered an asset, however training initiatives will be offered to improve knowledge, safety, productivity and quality of work;
  • Have strong reading and comprehension skills, be able to balance multiple priorities and have a strong interest in aircraft assembly, repair and/or overhaul;
  • Must possess a high level of manual dexterity, attention to detail, good hand-eye co-ordination and have the strength to handle a variety of tools, machines and material;
  • Must be reliable, able to meet ‘moderate-heavy’ pace of work demands and physical requirements of the position, including but not limited to: shift-work; walking, dynamic standing/sitting and attention to detail for extended periods; hand/finger/back/head manipulation, occasional weight bearing/lifting, operating various hydraulic- and hand-tools, and wearing safety gear applicable to the task on hand;
  • Must be able to be a ‘self-starter’, who is eager to learn and has a desire to progress within the Company and/or work co-operatively with others in a ‘teamwork’ environment and follow written and spoken directions precisely;
  • Must be eligible to meet the requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP) and the Canadian Security Clearances – Secret Level II.

What We Will Do For You:

  • We offer a comprehensive Benefits Package, including RSP Program, Tuition Reimbursement Program, Long Service Awards, Volunteer Grant Program, Scholarship Program, and more! 

Applications for the above position will be accepted until the position has been filled.  We thank all applicants for their interest; however only individuals selected for an interview will be notified.



 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