Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 02-Sep-2022 to 30-Nov-2022 (CST)
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • Market Competitve
  • Hourly
  • 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 six-fold 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 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 allocated man-hour budget and meet the guide lines of safety regulations, on quality and on cost.

Primary Responsibilities: 70%

  • Perform aircraft system Final Test Procedure Test (FTP) / Pre /Post flight check list/ Daily Inspection (DI) 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.
  • Troubleshoots malfunctions, rigs, repairs, replacement aircraft structures, components and aircraft systems of moderate difficulty, maintains and rework aircraft components including but not limited to landing gear, flight surfaces and controls, anti-icing, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems, ventilation, heating and cooling systems and mechanical / Cabin interior components
  • Servicing, repair and prepare documentation in according with company procedure and specifications
  • Perform Post dock maintenance daily check list/ Safety and security /Incoming inspection
  • Perform day to day planned and unplanned aircraft maintenance family
  • Participate actively in the development and improvement of family system trouble shoot skills
  • Prior experience as Refuel/Defuel, Aircraft Jack and Tow. Experience performing other miscellaneous aircraft services to include but not limited to: Hydraulic and Engine Oil, service aircraft tire/struts and must be familiar with handling Hazard material policy

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities: 20%

  • 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: FTP/WO/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 personal PPE
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions because of degree of responsibility
  • Exercise and understand Protective equipment, fall protection, hazardous communications and other relevant regulations.

Additional Responsibilities: 10%


Assist other duties as assigned:

Qualified Experience / Education / Training:

  • 3 years minimum aviation experience, preferably in an aviation manufacturing or MRO environment
  • Valid A&P License
  • Valid Driver License
  • Must be willing to work Rotation shift schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid passport which allows unrestricted travel to Canada
  • High School Diploma
  • Vocational/Tech School Credential

Preferred:

  • 3+ years' experience in a flight-line environment under EASA/TCCA Regulations

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Valid 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
  • Ability to read, understand, and follow manual instructions to solve complex mechanical problems
  • Basic operating computer skills: Email/ Google workspace / Data entry.

Technical Systems Proficiency:

Capable of reading and interpreting approved aircraft diagrams, charts, schematics and maintenance procedures/ AMM/IPC/AWD/SB/ CMM...

Travel Required:

  • 5% Domestic and International

Eligibility:

Authorized to Work in the US

Clearance:

  • None

Decision Making, Complexity:

  • See primary responsibilities

Organizational information:

Direct Reports: Exempt: NONE

Non-exempt: NONE

Job Dimensions, Contributions to Success:

  • See primary responsibilities

Nature of Contacts:

  • Moderate communication on a regular basis with internal and external parties

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: Able to operate standard office equipment, ground support equipment, and man lifts

Carrying: Able to carry up to 40 lbs. /18kg

Lifting: Able to lift up to 40lbs. /18kg on occasion

Pushing / Pulling: able to push/pull up to 500lbs on wheels

Sitting: able to sit for extended periods of time

Squatting / Kneeling: able to occasionally able to squat/kneel

Standing: able to stand for long periods of time

Travel: able to travel domestically and/or internationally for training purposes and offsite aircraft recovery

Walking: able to walk through office and production areas sometimes on uneven surfaces

Climate: able to work in various weather conditions


This position is a temporary (contract) position with no specific time period but could be extended or shortened as needed. Contractors are employed by a 3rd party vendor and placed on assignment to Airbus Mobile FAL


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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