Airbus Helicopters, Inc
  • 03-Aug-2021 to 29-Oct-2021 (EST)
  • 60200-LUH-Program
  • Columbus, MS, USA
  • Market Competitive hourly rate
  • Hourly
  • Temporary

As a contract role, benefits will be offered by the third party agency this individual is employed by.

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.

AIRBUS requires that all employees, temporary workers, and contractors of Airbus will be fully vaccinated by December 8, 2021 or prior to employment.

Position Summary:

Perform work as Electrical installer in the build-up and fabrication of electrical harnesses and components for use on aircraft.

This assignment is expected to be through December 2021 and will be evaluated at that time.

Primary Responsibilities:

Electrical Installation: 80%

  • Following direction and working as part of a team and alone on different tasks.
  • Apply the basic techniques and procedures of electrical installation.
  • Read and follow detailed plans, diagrams and different standards in the fabrication of wire harnesses and electrical components.
  • Lay-in route wires on form board, tying, lacing and apply appropriate anti-chaff protection.
  • Install solder shields, splices, daisy chains and different electronic components such as resistors, capacitors and diodes etc...
  • Soldering of connectors, contacts and components.
  • Completing forms and records pertaining to completion of assigned work.
  • Instruct and mentor less experience technicians in tasks.
  • Troubleshoot and rework discrepancies and faults.
  • This description is not intended to be all inclusive and employee will be expected to perform other duties as assigned by management.

Installation and Lay-In: 10%

  • Lay-in harnesses and complete termination on A/C production line.
  • Install and Modify A/C wiring to accommodate Retro-fit systems modifications.

Administrative: 10%

  • Training on other than A/C related topics to comply with Government, FAA and Company requirements.
  • Cleaning and organizing work area.
  • Appropriate time keeping and charging of time to assigned work.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:



  • HS diploma or equivalent


  • Aviation trade training



  • Minimum of six (6) years related aviation electrical experience



  • None


  • FCC

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:


  • Basic computer skills
  • Read, interpret, and follow written technical data.
  • Familiarity with common aviation type tooling

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

  • 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.

Organizational information:

Direct Reports:

  • Exempt: 0
  • Non-exempt: 0

Job Dimensions, Contributions to Success:

Nature of Contacts:

  • Cursory Communication on an irregular Basis with internal and external parties

Physical Requirements:

  • Onsite: 95%
  • Vision: must be able to see full spectrum of color. 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.
  • Standing: able to stand for discussions in offices or on production floor.
  • Travel: able to travel independently and at short notice.
  • Walking (include routine walking such as to a shared printer to retrieve documents): able to walk through office and production areas including uneven surfaces.
  • Personal Protective Equipment required: Required PPE includes, but is not limited to, Safety Shoes, Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Respirators/Masks, and/or Protective Gloves as required by site and/or customer site

Equal Opportunity:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

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 Helicopters, Inc. .

As a matter of policy, Airbus Helicopters, Inc. does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified. Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered.

Airbus Helicopters, Inc. does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Employment with Airbus is at will, meaning either the company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice.

NOTE: Airbus Helicopters, Inc. 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.

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