Airbus Helicopters, Inc
  • 07-Oct-2021 to 22-Oct-2021 (EST)
  • 60220 LUH Production
  • Columbus, MS, USA
  • Market Competitive
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

This position offers the following benefits: Medical insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Prescription insurance, Healthcare Advocacy, Employee Assistance Program, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts, Basic & Voluntary Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance, Short and Long-term Disability insurance, Voluntary Accident insurance, Voluntary Critical Illness insurance, Identity Theft & Fraud Resolution insurance, Legal Plan insurance, 401(k), Travel Assistance, International SOS insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Personal/Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Tuition Assistance, Bonus(s). These are our current benefit offerings for the 2021 plan year and are subject to change without notice.


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:

This position for training of Aircraft Technician B - Sheetmetal will perform work on assigned aircraft, assemblies, and parts in sheetmetal area.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Trainee Tech: 70%
  • Read detailed plans and diagrams and inspect and measure parts prior to assembly, making sure parts are free of defects and are the right size.
  • Install Sheetmetal parts and assemblies in aircraft; assure that installations are attached without endangering aircraft structure or systems operations and functions.
  • Cut, grind, or trim parts to fit properly.
  • Use tools, such as drills, grinders, and rivet guns to assemble helicopters and parts.
  • Fitting and assembling skins, frames, and other components. Work will consist of drilling, fitting, and riveting of the many sub-assemblies of the helicopter, including such items as tail booms and stabilizers
  • Learn and follow Engineering Instructions and company polices
  1. Trainee Tech: 20%
  • Perform layout of sheet parts by measuring and marking in preparation for cutting and forming operations
  • Cut raw materials allowing for bend requirements, flanges, and crimping.
  • Bolt, rivet, or chemically bond parts together
  • Follow all OSHA safety and environmental regulations
  1. Trainee Tech: 10%
  • Make adjustments or replace parts when needed
  • Assist in the development of patterns or templates to simplify manufacturing processes and to assure proper dimensions
  • Work with inspectors to run tests to determine whether the parts are assembled properly
  • Cut, file, drill, and ream metal, plastic, and rubber sections to prepare them for fastening
  • Be able to join sections by drilling, bolting, and clamping units together

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Position requires ability to communicate effectively verbally and in written form. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Employee must be able to travel away from facility to carry out functions of position. Position requires use of computers and test equipment.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:

Education:


Required:

  • HS diploma or equivalent required.

Preferred:

  • Some trade school desirable. Basic Manufacturing Skills Classes/Blueprint Reading/AutoCAD/Drafting and Design

Experience:

Required:

  • None

Preferred:

  • Mechanical skills a plus.

Licensure/Certifications:

Required:

  • None

Preferred:

  • Airframes License

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

Required:

  • Basic Computer skills

Preferred:

  • SAP/Blue Print Reading and Microsoft Office

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

  • Speak and write English Language

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • None

Travel Required:

  • 5% 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

Decision Making, Complexity:

  • Able 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:

Direct Reports:

  • Exempt: 0
  • Non-exempt: 0

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 (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. 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 (include routine walking such as to a shared printer to retrieve documents): 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 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
  • As a leader in our field, Airbus Helicopters, Inc. provides relocation assistance for qualified positions and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.
  • 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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