Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 21-Feb-2019 to 30-May-2019 (CST)
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • 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 prosperous world.

A commercial aircraft manufacturer, with Space and Defense as well as Helicopters Divisions, Airbus is the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe and a worldwide leader. 

Airbus has built on its strong European heritage to become truly international with roughly 180 locations and 12,000 direct suppliers globally. The company has aircraft and helicopter final assembly lines across Asia, Europe and the Americas, and has achieved a more than sixfold order book increase since 2000.

Position Summary: 

Responsible for performing Functional Test Procedure (FTP), Pre & Post Flight inspection prepare built aircraft for test flight and delivery readiness. This includes operating, testing, troubleshooting, repairing and inspecting aircraft electronic/ avionic systems using approved aircraft data. Proficiently operate and understand a wide variety of test equipment and tooling. Must be able to interpret technical manuals, drawing and engineering data to support tasks. Complete assigned tasks   within the guide lines of safety regulations, on quality and on cost.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform aircraft system Functional Test Procedure Test (FTP) / Pre /Post flight Daily Inspection (DI) check list/ prepare built aircraft for test flight readiness
  • Ability to learn new tasks and techniques in trouble shoot aircraft systems and support Flight line operation at Airbus FAL Mobile Flight line Organization.
  • Ability  to perform and follow level 1 trouble shooting procedure and report / document findings precisely IAW recommended instruction. This includes performance of integrated systems testing, calibration, alignment, troubleshooting and repair of airborne electronic flight control, navigational and heading systems. Performs pretest, operational (functional) or final testing of electronic systems, components or subassemblies. Performs final tuning, alignment or calibration of electronic systems, components or subassemblies. Troubleshoots electronic systems, components or subassemblies to determine nature of malfunction and corrective action required
  • Perform Post dock maintenance daily check list/ Safety and security /Incoming inspection
  • Perform day to day planned and unplanned aircraft maintenance family
  • Perform pre induction first flight configuration / incoming inspection cabin interior, cockpit, electronic bays to ensure safety and security before first flight
  • Set up and operates ground support and test equipment to perform functional flight tests of electrical and electronic systems.
  • Test and troubleshoot instruments, components, and assembles, using circuit testers, or volt meters.
  • Ability  to verify and upgrade to the latest version of aircraft avionic software
  • Work closely with the systems engineer to interpret the flight test data to diagnose malfunctions and systemic performance problems.
  • Maintain close working relationship with assigned lead person with regard to schedules, priorities, availability of parts, supplies and tools, and special instructions as required

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities

  • Basic knowledge of electrical/Mechanical theory and thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, and dial indicators, micrometers and powered/non-powered support equipment
  • Performs a variety of operations in preparing, sealing and testing , using a thorough knowledge of all aircraft sealing techniques, various sealant characteristics such as storage, application, tack-free and cure times
  • Capable of reading and interpreting approved aircraft diagrams, charts, schematics and maintenance procedures: AMM/IPC/AWD/SB/ CMM
  • Participate to process improvement, root cause analysis, 5S, and all applicable tools for improving work load, quality, safety and reducing cycle time.
  • Participate in team daily SQCDP project and daily tool / FOD management
  • Ability to perform work in the confined space area, height condition and outdoor environment condition
  • Must be able to support and train other aircraft technicians with technical knowledge and skills
  • Maintain close working relationship with assigned lead person with regard to schedules, priorities, availability of parts, supplies and tools, and special instructions as required
  • Use a variety of standard and specialized hand tools, power equipment, measuring devices and test equipment in completing work assignments, and jigs/Fixtures with associated license, such as but not limited to:
    • crane,
    • cherry-picker,
    • fork lift,
    • lifting platform,
    • loading platform
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations regarding confined space entry, respiratory protection, proper use of
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions because of degree of responsibility

Additional Responsibility

  • Assist other duties as assigned

Qualified Experience / Education / Training: 

  • Valid A&P or FCC License
  • Valid Driver License
  • Must be willing to work Rotation shift schedule including days, evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid passport which allows unrestricted travel
  • Must be able to attending On The Job Training Program abroad
  • High School Diploma
  • Vocational/Tech School Credential
  • 2 years minimum Avionic experience MRO. Preferably in an aviation manufacturing or repair environment required


  • 3+ years Avionic experience in an aviation manufacturing environment under: FAA/EASA/TCCA Regulations


  • FCC/ A&P

Communication Skills (Spoken, Written, Influencing, Proficiency in Other Languages):

  • Ability to understand, remember, and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information
  • Oral and written communication skill sufficient to prepare reports, and to discuss equipment malfunction
  • Basic operating computer skill: Email/ Word/Excel/ Data entry....
  • Ability to read, understand, and follow manual instructions to solve complex mechanical/Electrical problems

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Capable of reading and interpreting approved aircraft diagrams, drawing, charts, schematics and maintenance procedures WO/FTP/ AMM/IPC/AWD/SB/ CMM

Travel Required:

  • 20% Domestic and International


  • Authorized to Work in the US

Physical Requirements:

  • Vision: able to see and utilize computer screens; able to move through office and from point to point to find specific co-workers and in-house experts.
  • Hearing: able to hear in normal conversations and respond to warnings and signals.
  • Speaking: able to participate in normal business conversations.
  • Equipment Operation (personal computer, telephone, copies, fax machine, and related office equipment and using electronic identification card to enter building floors and internal doors): able to operate standard office equipment and utilize electronic id to enter building
  • Carrying: able to carry up to 40 lbs./18kg. when transporting documents, printer paper and similar items.
  • Lifting: able to lift up to 40lbs/18kg. on occasion.
  • Pushing / Pulling: able to push/pull office chairs and pieces of equipment
  • Sitting: able to sit for extended periods of time in front of a computer terminal while writing bulletins or participating in meetings
  • Squatting / Kneeling: able to occasionally able to squat/kneel to access items stored on low shelving
  • Standing: able to stand for long periods of time working or in meetings and discussions
  • Travel: able to travel through office/work complex and occasionally within US for business meetings.
  • Walking (include routine walking such as to a shared printer to retrieve documents): able to walk through office and production areas sometimes on uneven surfaces to reach meetings, visitors and direct others to meetings.

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 or genetics. 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, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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 in America expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Airbus's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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