Aircraft Technician B
Aircraft Technician B Airbus is an international pioneer in the aerospace indust
Position: Aircraft Technician
Type: Full Time
Airbus is an international pioneer in the aerospace industry. We are a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering
aerospace products, services and solutions to customers on a global scale. We aim for a better-connected, safer and more
A commercial aircraft manufacturer, with Space and Defense as well as Helicopters Divisions, Airbus is the largest
aeronautics and space company in Europe and aworldwide leader.
Airbus has built on its strong European heritage to become truly international with roughly 180 locationsand12,000 direct
suppliersglobally. The company has aircraft and helicopter final assembly lines across Asia, Europe and the Americas, and
has achieved a more than six-fold order book increase since 2000.
Position Summary: Aircraft Technician B - Sheet metal will perform work on assigned aircraft, assemblies, and parts in
sheet metal area.
Sheetmetal Installation: 80%
Read detailed plans and diagrams and inspect and measure parts prior to assembly, making sure parts are free of defects
and are the right size.
Install Sheet metal parts and assemblies in aircraft; assure that installations are attached without endangering aircraft
structure or systems operations and functions.
Cut, grind, or trim parts to fit properly.
Use tools, such as drills, grinders, and rivet guns to assemble helicopters and parts.
Fitting and assembling skins, frames, and other components. Work will consist of drilling, fitting, and riveting of the many
sub-assemblies of the helicopter,including such items as tail booms and stabilizers
Follow Engineering Instructions and Company polices.
Make adjustments or replace parts when needed
Assist in the development of patterns or templates to simplify manufacturing processes and to assure proper dimensions
Work with inspectors to run tests to determine whether the parts are assembled properly
Cut, file, drill, and ream metal, plastic, and rubber sections to prepare them for fastening
Manufacturing Parts: 10%
Perform layout of sheet parts by measuring and marking in preparation for cutting and forming operations
Cut raw materials allowing for bend requirements, flanges, and crimping.
Bolt, rivet, or chemically bond parts together
Follow all OSHA safety and environmental regulations
SAP, Time charging, manage PTB and VAC
Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:
HS diploma or equivalent required.
Minimum of two years related experience; some experience may be substituted for education normally acquired in the
attainment of an A&P license or a degree directly related to aircraft sheet metal or composite.
Some trade school desirable. Basic Manufacturing Skills Classes / Blueprint Reading / Composite
Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:
Basic computer skills
Read, interpret, and follow written technical data
Familiarity with common sheet metal tools
Must be able read, write, and speak English
5% Domestic and International
US Person under ITAR definition (U.S. Citizen, green card holder or person covered under our existing ITAR license)
Decision Making, Complexity:
This position has safety sensitive decisions on a daily basis. It also requires decisions that affect the delivery and quality
Ability to read and understand Engineering Instruction (EI’s) and use to determine if work is being performed in
accordance with EI’srequirements.
Reports to Leads, Sr. Tech, A Techs and Supervisor
Direct Reports: Exempt: 0
Job Dimensions, Contributions to Success:
Works on and around aircraft whose mechanical assembly is the most important element in a successful delivery and a
positive experience for the customer
Nature of Contacts:
Moderate Communication on a regular Basis with internal and external parties
Vision: able to see and read computer screen and other electronic equipment with screens, able to read documents,
reports and engineering drawings. Daily
Hearing: able to hear to participate in conversations in person and via teleconference or phone and to hear sounds on
production floor including safety warnings or alarms. Daily
Speaking: able to speak in conversations and meetings, deliver information and participate in communications. Daily
Equipment Operation: able to operate most office and personal electronic equipment and some tools including production
tools such as hydraulic lifts. Daily
Carrying: able to carry documents, tools, drawings, electronic equipment up to 30lbs/14kgs. Daily
Lifting: able to lift documents, tools, drawings, electronic equipment up to 30lbs/14kgs. Daily
Pushing / Pulling: able to push and pull small office furniture and some equipment and tools. Daily
Sitting: able to sit for long periods of time in meetings, working on computer. At least once a month
Squatting / Kneeling: able to squat or kneel to retrieve or replace items stored on low shelving. Daily
Standing: able to stand for discussions in offices or on production floor. Daily
Travel: able to travel independently and at short notice. 5%
Walking: able to walk through office and production areas including uneven surfaces. Daily
Airbus in America provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics,
pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status. In addition to federal law requirements, Airbus
in America complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in
which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting,
hiring, placement, promotion, demotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits
Airbus in America expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other
legally protected status. Improper interference with the ability of Airbus’ employees to perform their job duties may result
in discipline up to and including discharge.
As a matter of policy, Airbus does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified. Only applicants with current work
authorization will be considered.
Airbus does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Either the company or the employee can terminate the
employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice.