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Technician, Aviation Maintenance Flight Test (Contract Opportunity)


PDS Tech Commercial, Inc. is seeking candidates for a Technician, Aviation Maintenance Flight Test (Contract Opportunity) in Wichita, Kansas.
Job Title: Technician, Aviation Maintenance Flight Test (Contract Opportunity)
Job Type: Full time; contract
Location: Wichita, KS 67209
Job Description

In your role, you will

  • Adhere to General Work Requirements

  • Assist in working with production to build or assemble first aircraft and experimental/production equipment

  • Perform final assembly, install, and modify first aircraft components, systems, and sub-assemblies, for example, landing gear, engines, flight control surfaces, experimental equipment, and tire build-up

  • Perform minor fabrication and modification of production aircraft parts in accordance with developmental and/or engineering specifications

  • Fabricate and modify production or experimental aircraft parts in accordance with developmental and/or experimental engineering specifications

  • Perform maintenance on experimental aircraft in accordance with applicable technical data

  • Perform inspection, adjust, repair, and/or replace components to correct any malfunction or deficiency with and without power applied to aircraft

  • Prepare equipment and aircraft article for functional testing

  • Assist engineering and vendors with troubleshooting functional tests results and repair, modify, replace, and/or route back to vendor depending upon component

  • Assist engineering with revising functional test procedures as required

  • Set-up fixtures to perform static tests, fatigue tests, pressure tests, bird strikes, and assemble aircraft sections

  • Prepare aircraft components and systems and perform nondestructive/destructive testing, for example, cycle tests and ultimate load test

  • Assist with aircraft set-up in accordance with various flight test configurations to assess in-flight handling characteristics of experimental aircraft

  • Perform minor troubleshooting and/or minor repair of aircraft components and systems

  • May perform aircraft testing at offsite locations in support of other divisions and customers

  • Inspect, maintain, and/or repair ground support equipment as required

  • Perform basic aircraft handling activities, for example, towing, jacking, and assist with fueling in accordance with Flight Test Directives and OIM

  • Assist other employees in the performance of their duties within area(s) of qualification Actively participate in process improvement initiatives as directed or assigned

  • Maintain company tools, equipment and work areas to department and company standards

As our ideal candidate

  • You typically have 1 year of aircraft mechanical system experience and aircraft sheet metal experience or special skill as required by department

  • You have basic knowledge of safety and operating procedures for power-on aircraft systems

  • You have an A&P License (preferred).


Pay Details: $28.79 to $46.59 per hour

Benefit offerings available for our associates include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, additional voluntary benefits, EAP program, commuter benefits and a 401K plan. Our benefit offerings provide employees the flexibility to choose the type of coverage that meets their individual needs. In addition, our associates may be eligible for paid leave including Paid Sick Leave or any other paid leave required by Federal, State, or local law, as well as Holiday pay where applicable.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records subject to federal contractor requirements and/or security clearance requirements.

Job Number: US_EN_33_022202_2213717
Job Location: Wichita, KS
Rate: 28.79-46.59
Per Diem: --
Overtime: --
Duration: indef
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 01/17/2024
Last Updated: 02/16/2024
Address: P O BOX 619820
City, State: DALLAS, TX 75261-9820
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Website: Go To PDS Tech Commercial Website

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