Airbus Final Assembly Line
  • 11-Apr-2023 to 02-Jun-2023 (CST)
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • Market Competitive
  • 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 the planning, execution and verification of the Quality activities in the Flightline phase, 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).

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. L3 Flightline Quality Avionic Inspector 50%
  • Release the aircraft for all ground and flight operations (Engine Run-up Inspections, Pre and Post flight checks under EASA Part 21G and after the transfer of title under FAA 14 CFR Part 145).
  • Perform aircraft testing; evaluate results by documenting the tests performed and any discrepancies in the Airbus Log Book (ALB) of the aircraft.
  • Support and perform troubleshooting (T/S) on aircraft avionic systems.
  • Support improvement measures, Clarify problems with engineering, customers and suppliers.
  • Ensure aircraft conformity as a Quality Inspector with final signature authorization.
  1. FAL-GTE (Final Assembly Line - Ground Test Engineer) 35%
  • Delegation of the flight test department (IVR): Perform aircraft ground checks after FOT. Prepare the aircraft and test environment for ground test on all aircraft systems. Document any nonconformity in the Airbus Log Book (ALB) and request a repeat test instruction (RTI) after finalization of the rework. This qualification requires extensive training and will be initiated after above mentioned Inspector qualification.
  • Perform ground checks; static system tests, APU run, low and high power engine run, low speed taxi and compass swing in accordance with the Production Aircraft Test Manual (PATM).
  1. FAA Part 145 Repair Station Inspector 10%
  • Perform aircraft testing; evaluate / document results of the tests performed and any discrepancies in the Part 145 Work Package of the aircraft.
  • Support and perform troubleshooting (T/S) on aircraft avionic systems.
  • Maintain Part 145 Work Package and perform Release to Service

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Other duties as assigned: 5%

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:


  • High School or equivalent
  • Airbus A320 T1 & T2 training


  • 3 years of Quality Inspection experience preferably on A320 Family aircraft in an aviation company
  • Experience in troubleshooting Avionic/Airframe/Powerplant Systems
  • Flightline experience preferred
  • Leadership experience


  • FAA issued A & P or EASA Part 66 license preferred (for FAA 14CFR Part 145 activities after Transfer of Title)
  • or substantial portfolio of documented aircraft maintenance experience, (airframe and powerplant)

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Knowledge of drawing systems, inspection plans and inspection processes
  • Knowledge of inspection principles, practices, methods and tools used on the production line
  • Knowledge of rules for aircraft design and manufacturing
  • Extensive knowledge on A320 Family Avionic Systems

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

  • Clear and precise English communication skills, able to give direction

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Proven experience in the performance of GTI's (Ground Test Instruction) Avionic/Airframe/Powerplant System - Basic A/C

Travel Required:

  • 10 % Domestic and International


  • Eligible for employment in the US.


  • US Citizen

Decision Making, Complexity:

  • Must be able make decisions quickly while in control of operating aircraft to ensure the safety of personnel and the aircraft
  • Must be able to inspect and attest standard / non-standard work using the correct technical documentation and without bias

Physical Requirements:

Describes the physical requirements in the performance of the primary responsibilities of this position. Includes:

Vision: adequate to read material (electronic or paper), aircraft gauges, airport signage, safety labels and signage. 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 clearly communicate in English, in person or via electronic means, and deliver information to groups of varying size with or without amplification.

Equipment Operation: Able to operate personal and office electronic equipment. Able to operate Powered Industrial equipment and work on jigs for fuselage access at a height of 15 feet. Able to operate and work on hydraulic lifts sometimes at a height of up to 40 feet.

Working Conditions/Physical Demands (for ex. Lifting, working in heights): capable to support a 2 shift system and occasional weekends, based on business needs.

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

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

Pushing/Pulling: able to push/pull items in your work environment.

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

Squatting/Kneeling: able to work on or in the wing or center wing 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 flightline, hangars and ramp, sometimes on uneven indoor and/or outdoor surfaces.

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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