Airbus Helicopters, Inc
  • 24-Aug-2021 to 29-Oct-2021 (EST)
  • 60220 LUH Production
  • Columbus, MS, USA
  • Market Competitive
  • 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.


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.


Position Summary:

Perform work on assigned aircraft or parts in the avionics function. Tasks included fabrication, repair, and installation of aircraft parts, maintenance and repair of helicopters, and support of helicopter-specific programs. Perform assembly, installation, repair, or replacement of aircraft electrical/electronic components and systems in the manufacture, maintenance, or refurbishing of aircraft and function check of components. Conduct operational checks of complete systems to verify the proper functioning of components and systems. Diagnose malfunctions or failures and make adjustments, repairs, or replacements of parts or components.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Perform assembly, installation, repair, or replacement: 80%
  • Perform assembly, installation, repair, or replacement of aircraft electrical/electronic components and systems in the manufacture, maintenance, or refurbishing of aircraft.
  • Install electrical harnesses and sub-assemblies in aircraft by performing, but not limited to, the following activities; basic identification of wire and coax cable, clamping, bundling, mounting, routing, stripping, splicing's, soldering, termination.
  • Assure that installations are attached without endangering aircraft structure or systems operation and function.
  1. Compliance: 10%
  • Assure that completed work complies with FAA regulations, customer requirements, and company specifications.
  • Coordinate with various departments regarding requirements for materials, supplies, equipment, and job schedules.
  • Conduct operational checks of complete systems to verify the proper functioning of components and systems.
  • Conduct bonding checks of electrical installations.
  1. Administration: 5%
  • Complete forms and records of completion of assigned work.

Additional Responsibilities: 5%

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:

Education:

Required:

  • HS diploma or equivalent.

Preferred:

  • Some trade schools are desirable.

Experience:

Required:

  • Minimum of six (6) years of experience working on aircraft electrical systems, preferably rotorcraft. Candidates with wire harness installation/wire termination experience are preferred.

Licensure/Certifications:

Required:

  • None

Preferred

  • A current A & P license

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Required Ability to read and interpret blueprints, sketches, and diagrams, and apply standard shop practices in the assembly, installation, repair, or replacement of aircraft electrical/electronic components and systems in the manufacture, maintenance, or refurbishing of aircraft

Technical Systems Proficiency:

Required:

  • Computer proficiency

Preferred:

  • SAP

Travel Required:

  • Occasional Domestic and International travel may be necessary

Citizenship:

  • Authorized to work in the U.S.

Decision Making, Complexity:

  • Able to independently assess wiring issues and install components.

Organizational information:

  • Reports to the Manager, New Helicopter Completions.

Nature of Contacts:

  • Moderate communication daily with internal parties only

Physical Requirements:

  • Onsite: 98%
  • Vision: able to see and read computer screens and other electronic equipment with screens, able to read documents, reports, and engineering drawings, able to see and read wire numbers. [Daily]
  • Hearing: able to hear to participate in conversations in person and via teleconference or phone and to hear sounds on the 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 (personal computer, telephone, copier, 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. [Daily]
  • Carrying: able to carry documents, tools, drawings, electronic equipment up to 60lbs. [Daily]
  • Lifting: able to lift documents, tools, drawings, electronic equipment up to 60lbs. [Daily]
  • Pushing / Pulling: able to push and pull equipment and tools. [Daily]
  • Sitting: able to sit for long periods of time at the aircraft, at backshop equipment, in meetings, working on a computer. [Daily]
  • Squatting / Kneeling: Must be able to bend, stoop, and squat. Must be able to move about freely in areas with moving aircraft and parts; work in areas where exposure to chemicals and fumes will occur. . [Daily]
  • Standing: able to stand at the aircraft to perform work, for discussions in offices or on the production floor. [Daily]
  • Travel: able to travel independently and at short notice. [several times yearly]
  • Walking: able to walk through office and production areas including uneven surfaces. [Daily]
  • 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 the 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 another 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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