Airbus Helicopters, Inc
  • 14-Feb-2019 to 25-Oct-2019 (EST)
  • 60220 LUH Production
  • Columbus, MS, USA
  • Temporary

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: 

The Aircraft Technician A Avionics/Electrical will perform work on assigned aircraft, assemblies, and parts using a basic understanding of electrical properties. 

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

Primary Responsibilities:

Electrical Installation: 90% 

  • Read detailed plans and diagrams to determine component locations.
  • Install electrical harness and sub-assemblies in aircraft by means of clamping, bundling, mounting, and routing.
  • Assure that installations are attached without endangering aircraft structure or systems operation and function.
  • Perform basic identification of wire and coax cable.
  • Terminate wires as needed per wiring diagrams.
  • Terminations include crimping of pins, splices, and lugs.

Administration: 10%

SAP, Time charging, manage PTB and VAC

Additional Responsibilities:

As assigned 

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training: 



  • HS diploma or equivalent required.



  • Minimum of four years related experience; some experience may be substituted for education normally acquired in the attainment of an A & P license or a degree.



  • None


  • A/P License/FCC

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:


  • Basic computer skills
  • Read, interpret, and follow written technical data
  • Familiarity with common wire stripping and crimping tools

Communication Skills:

  • Must be able read, write, and speak English

Travel Required:

  • 5% Domestic and International


  • US Person under ITAR definition (U.S. Citizen, green card holder or person covered under our existing ITAR license)


  • None

Decision Making, Complexity:

  • This position has safety sensitive decisions on a daily basis. It also requires decisions that affect the delivery and quality of aircraft.
  • Ability to read and understand Engineering Instruction (EI's) and use to determine if work is being performed in accordance with EI's requirements.

Organizational information:

Reports to Leads, Senior. Technicians A Techs, and Supervisor 

Job Dimensions, Contributions to Success:

  • Works on and around aircraft whose mechanical assembly is the most important element in a successful delivery and a positive experience for the customer  

Nature of Contacts:

Moderate Communication on a regular Basis with internal and external parties

Physical Requirements: 

  • Onsite: 95%
  • Vision: able to see and read computer screen and other electronic equipment with screens, able to read    documents, reports and engineering drawings. Daily
  • Hearing: able to hear to participate in conversations in person and via teleconference or phone and to hear sounds on production floor including safety warnings or alarms. Daily
  • Speaking: able to speak in conversations and meetings, deliver information and participate in communications. Daily
  • Equipment Operation: able to operate most office and personal electronic equipment and some tools including production tools such as hydraulic lifts. Daily
  • Carrying: able to carry documents, tools, drawings, electronic equipment up to 30lbs/14kgs. Daily
  • Lifting: able to lift documents, tools, drawings, electronic equipment up to 30lbs/14kgs. Daily
  • Pushing / Pulling: able to push and pull small office furniture and some equipment and tools. Daily
  • Sitting: able to sit for long periods of time in meetings, working on computer. At least once a month
  • Squatting / Kneeling: able to squat or kneel to retrieve or replace items stored on low shelving. Daily
  • Standing: able to stand for discussions in offices or on production floor. Daily
  • Travel: able to travel independently and at short notice. 5%
  • Walking: able to walk through office and production areas including uneven surfaces. Daily 


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 in America. 

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. 

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