2 day shift, 2 night shif, and 1 weekend positions avialable. Please specify preference
seeking first rate qualified Aircraft Structures Technicians with experience working on composite aircraft manufacturing/production to join our dynamic Production Team. This role is for a hands-on person with great attention to detail and excellent people skills. If you have a great attitude and a creative mind then you will feel right at home in this organization! The first task of this role will be to quickly learn and understand our unique bonding and assembly processes used in the production of these aircraft. Technicians in these positions will work from engineering drawings and detailed work instructions to fabricate, install, bond, and check out aircraft and spaceship structures. You will find yourself amongst the best and brightest while being part of a pioneering organization!
- Hands‐on aircraft manufacturing.
- Fabricate and Assemble Composite/metallic parts and assemblies
- Fabricate, Mock/Jig, Bond, and Install Composite/metallic parts and components
- Able to utilize precision measurement tools
- Familiar with aircraft nomenclature and configuration
- Computer work:
- Work with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system to record job status, time spent, and material tracking.
- Time Management System
- Follow instructions precisely to complete complex assemblies accurately.
- Read and interpret Engineering Orders (E.O.s), blueprints, process specifications, and Manufacturing Work Instructions (MWI)
- 3 years min experience in low production rate manufacturing program(s) from initial development through delivery to customer preferred.
- Hands-on experience with aircraft fabrication and assembly required.
- Composite bonding experience with a variety of adhesive systems; strong understanding of the bonding process and surface preparation.
- Able to assemble/disassemble precision fixtures/jigs to aid in bonding of airframe structures.
- Strong craftsmanship skills and experience with various types of hand tools and hand-held power tools.
- Airframe & Power Plant License preferred but not necessary.
- Hands-on experience (Practical working knowledge) in a precision yet manual manufacturing setting strongly preferred.
- Identifies acceptable defects. Uses applicable inspection criteria for non-destructive inspection.
- A strong understanding of the importance of FOD control and tool control.
- Experienced with Quality Inspection points and process documentation.
- Daily attendance is essential for this position.
- Can think outside of the box and develop creative methods to finish jobs per schedule and demands.
- Must be able to take direction well and be a strong team player.
- Extreme attention to detail and continual pursuit of perfection.
- Excellent listening and communication skills.
- Excellent organizational skills and problem-solving skills.
- Knowledge of lean manufacturing philosophies and tools a plus.
- Experience with manufacturing-based ERP systems a plus.
- Strong safety work ethic – recognizes the importance of properly handing hazardous materials, chemicals, tools, etc.
- Enjoys manual/physical labor.
- Comfortable working in a non-temperature controlled environment.
- Familiar with the FAA’s AC 43.13-1B.
- Applicants must be U.S. persons as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR §120.15).
TSC and the greater Virgin Organization have a relaxed and informal culture that encourages individuality and innovation. You will be motivated, enterprising and enthusiastic. Company culture is such that you need to be able to “check your ego at the door”, be a self-starter, and possess a sense of humility. You will work well under commercial pressure and thrive on being given challenges and responsibility. You will have a high level of integrity and understand the need of complete confidentiality.