Airbus Helicopters, Inc. Aircraft Technician A - Mechanical (Contract) in Grand Prairie, Texas

Aircraft Technician A - Mechanical (Contract)

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  • 03-Apr-2018 to 20-Apr-2018 (EST)

  • 10220 New Helicopter Completions

  • Grand Prairie, TX, USA

  • Temporary

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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.

Job Summary:

The Aircraft Technician A Mechanical (Contract) will perform work on assigned aircraft or parts in the following functions: Maintenance and Repair.

This assignment is expected to be approximately six (6) months in duration.

Duties:

Perform fabrication, assembly, installation, maintenance, replacement, repair modification, inspection and the operational and functional checkout of aircraft mechanical or structural systems and major components. Perform troubleshooting functions of complete operating mechanical and hydraulic systems.

  • Maintain close working relationship with assigned lead regarding schedules, priorities, availability of parts, supplies and tools.

  • Use various hand tools, power equipment, measuring devices, test equipment, and paint equipment and instructions as required.

  • Ensure compliance with company and customer specifications and FAA regulations as required.

  • Complete forms and records pertaining to completion of assigned work.

  • Maintain responsibility to keep scrap at minimum levels.

  • his position description is not intended to be all-inclusive and employee will also perform other tasks as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

  • HS diploma or equivalent.

  • Some trade school desirable.

  • A & P license is desired.

Experience

Minimum of four years related aviation experience (mechanical); some experience may be substituted for education normally acquired in the attainment of an A & P.

Essential FunctionsRequires the ability to read and interpret blueprints, sketches, diagrams and technical instructions. Must be able to operate a variety of standard and specialized hand tools, power equipment, measuring devices and test equipment. Must be able to move about in cramped and awkward positions to perform tasks. Must be able to move about freely in areas with moving aircraft and parts; handle heavy components and work in areas where exposure to chemicals and fumes will occur.

NOTE: AHI reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

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.

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 place on assignment to Airbus in America.