Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 16-Jun-2022 to 28-Nov-2022 (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: The Flight Line Avionics Expat is responsible for the planning, execution and verification of the Quality activities in the Flight Line and Delivery phases, starting from the milestone FOT in the FAL to the final delivery to the customer. This includes the demonstration of aircraft system integrity and conformity in accordance to the design specification by the verification of ground test instruction (GTI). Perform as Instructor / Tutor to unqualified FL Quality and FAL-GTE candidates.

Primary Responsibilities:

L3 Flight Line Quality Inspector      25 %

  • Release the aircraft for all ground and flight operation (Engine Run-up Inspections, Pre and Post flight checks under EASA Part 21G).
  • Perform aircraft testing, evaluate results by documenting the tests performed and any discrepancies in the Airbus Log Book (ALB) of the aircraft.
  • Quality inspection of standard and non-standard aircraft production and maintenance activities, including documentation, ALB, etc.
  • Ensure aircraft conformity as a Quality Inspector with final signature authorization.

FAL-GTE     25 %

  • Delegation of the flight test department (IVR): Perform aircraft ground checks, (GTI), after FOT. Prepare the aircraft and test environment for ground test on all aircraft systems. Document any non-conformity in the Airbus Log Book (ALB) and request a repeat test instruction (RTI) after finalization of the rework.
  • Perform ground checks, static system tests, APU run, low and high power engine runs, low speed taxi and compass swing in accordance with the Production Aircraft Test Manual (PATM).

Level 3 Flight Line Quality and FAL-GTE Tutor / Instructor  50 %

  • Perform as Level 3 and FAL-GTE instructor / Tutor for new hire Flight Line Quality Inspectors.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:


  • High School or equivalent.
  • T1 & T2 or equivalent and Airbus Quality training.


  • A320 L3 Flight Line Quality Inspector.
  • A320 FAL-GTE (5 years).


  • A320 L3 Quality and FAL-GTE qualifications.
  • A320 FAL-GTE Instructor / Tutor.

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • A320 systems, (avionics preferred).
  • Quality / Leadership.

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

  • Clear and precise English communication skills, written and verbal.

Travel Required:

  •     10% Domestic and International (Recurrent FAL-GTE training in Miami).


  • L1 VISA .

Working Conditions/Physical Demands (for ex. Lifting, working in heights):

Vision: adequate to read material on computer screens, and aircraft gages. Able to identify individuals to initiate greetings, the giving of directions and other business interactions.

Hearing: able to hear sufficiently to engage in conversation in office settings. Able to hear safety alerts and warning signals.

Speaking: able to engage in conversations in person and via electronic means and deliver information to groups of varying size with or without amplification.

Equipment Operation: Able to operate a wide range of personal and office electronic equipment. Working on jigs at the fuselage at a height of 15 feet. Able to work on hydraulic lifts sometimes at a height of up to 40 feet.

Working Conditions/Physical Demands (for ex. Lifting, working in heights): capable of supporting 2 shift systems and occasional weekends, based on business needs.

Carrying: able to occasionally carry up to 55lbs/25kg while engaging in training, addressing production issues, or as part of continuous improvement projects.

Lifting: able to occasionally lift up to 55lbs/25kg.

Pushing/Pulling: able to push/pull items in office areas.

Sitting: able to sit for extended periods of time at computer, in meetings, or on aircraft.

Squatting/Kneeling: able to work on in the wing or center box in a confined space. Entrance into the wing by a 9.8 inch x 17.7 inch oval opening. Able to occasionally squat or kneel to retrieve or replace items shelved on bottom shelves.

Standing: able to stand for extended periods of time delivering information.

Travel: able to travel overseas and domestically sometimes for extended periods of time.

Walking: able to walk through office and production areas, around flight lines and airstrips and sometimes on uneven indoor and/or outdoor surfaces.

The employee is expected to adhere to all Company policies, procedures, and regulations.

As a leader in our field, Airbus in America provides relocation assistance for qualified positions and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

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 and training.

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.

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