Airbus Helicopters, Inc
  • 26-Jul-2019 to 25-Oct-2019 (EST)
  • 60380 MS Paint
  • 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:  

Perform surface preparation, taping of components for paint and priming/painting of aircraft and aircraft sub-assemblies.

Primary Responsibilities:

Preparation: 85%

  • Prepare surfaces for painting by sanding, masking, filling and washing. 
  • Perform taping of surfaces and areas where paint will not be applied.

Shop Cleanup: 15%

  • Maintain responsibility to keep scrap at minimum levels.

Additional Responsibilities:

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

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training: 

Education:

Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred:

  • Trade school (mechanical or paint related)

Experience:

Required:

  • Minimum of six months related experience; experience shall consist of surface preparation for paint or painting of industrial, automotive or aviation products.

Preferred:

  • Aviation related paint experience

Licensure/Certifications:

Required:

  • none required

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

Required:

  • Must be able to apply directives given in surface preparation and layout taping.

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

  • Requires ability to communicate effectively verbally and in written form.

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • N/A

Travel Required:

  • 0% Domestic and International

Citizenship:

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

Clearance:

  • None

Nature of Contacts:

Identify the communications in performing the responsibilities of this position: internal, external, cursory, involved, influencing, negotiating, and frequency.

Cursory Communication on a irregular Basis with internal parties only

Physical Requirements:

  • Onsite: 100%
  • Vision: able to see and read computer screen and other electronic equipment with screens, able to read documents, reports and engineering drawings.
  • 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.
  • Speaking: able to speak in conversations and meetings, deliver information and participate in communications.
  • Equipment Operation (personal computer, telephone, copies, fax machine, and related office equipment and using electronic identification card to enter building floors and internal doors): able to operate most office and personal electronic equipment and some tools including production tools such as hydraulic lifts.
  • Carrying: able to carry documents, tools, drawings, electronic equipment up to 30lbs/14kgs.
  • Lifting: able to lift documents, tools, drawings, electronic equipment up to 30lbs/14kgs.
  • Pushing / Pulling: able to push and pull small office furniture and some equipment and tools.
  • Sitting: able to sit for long periods of time in meetings, working on computer.
  • Squatting / Kneeling: able to squat or kneel to retrieve or replace items stored on low shelving and taping of components and subassemblies.
  • Standing: able to stand for discussions in offices or on production floor or while working on aircraft.
  • Travel: N/A
  • Walking (include routine walking such as to a shared printer to retrieve documents): able to walk through office and production areas including uneven surfaces.

 

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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