Textron Flight Mechanic B-AP in Wichita, Kansas
Flight Mechanic B-AP
Textron Aviation has been inspiring the journey of flight for nine decades through the iconic and beloved Cessna and Beechcraft brands. We are passionate advocates of aviation, empowering people with the freedom of flight. As you join our legacy as a global leader in private aviation, you’ll have opportunities to try new fields, expand your skills and knowledge, stretch your abilities, and build your career. We provide a competitive and extensive total rewards package that includes pay and innovative benefits to support you and your family members – now and in the future, beginning day one. Your success is our success.
To prepare multi-engine aircraft mechanically for flight test and delivery to customer.
Flight Mechanic B may be required to perform the duties and essential functions of Flight Mechanic C.
- Performs a variety of functional test and mechanical operations on one or more aircraft models
involving determination of malfunctions and required disassembly, rework, repair, replacement,
reassembly or adjustment of various multi-engine aircraft systems to prepare the aircraft
mechanically for flight test and delivery to customer. May perform under the general guidance of
a Flight Mechanic A. Works from blueprints, routers, specifications, check lists, and general
instructions to perform the following principle duties:
Installs, as required, a variety of line shortage items which may involve disassembly andreassembly of previously installed items.
Performs functional checks of all mechanical systems such as engines and flight controls,fuel, oxygen and hydraulic systems making necessary corrections and adjusting for flight.
Sets instruments, tests run engines, rigs and synchronized throttles and sets stops.
Works flight test and inspection squawks making necessary adjustments or corrections.
Assists Flight Mechanic A with unusual and more difficult flight line problems.
Maintains clean working area.
Required to taxi aircraft to check systems and components.
Uses a variety of mechanic hand tools and equipment such as tensiometers, timing lights, scaleand pressure gages.
May be assisted by 1 - 2 lower classification mechanics and be responsible for guiding andinstructing them.
Responsible for quality of own work.
Performs other related duties as required.
Must have a high school diploma, an equivalent certificate, or a bronze level WorkKeys certification. Must
have equivalent trades training for ability to use simple arithmetic, blueprints, specifications, check lists,
measuring instruments, testing devices and follow general instructions. Must have knowledge of aircraft
mechanical systems and components. Requires A&P license.
Requires 1 - 3 years diversified jet, turboprop or piston mod, phase inspection, engine troubleshooting
experience or servicing experience under the guidance of a licensed A&P or at an FAA certified repair
Somewhat disagreeable working conditions due to non-continuous exposure to noise, weather, hydraulic
fluid, MEK, alcohol and other liquids.
Take your career higher at Textron Aviation:
Competitive starting salaries with growth potential
Health benefits beginning day one
Tuition assistance and continuing education programs
Relocation assistance (terms and conditions apply)
Flight training courses and bonuses (terms and conditions apply)
Come feel the pride.
This role is eligible for up to a $15,000 (pre-tax) sign-on bonus. Based on level of experience. (effective through 12/31/2023)
This role is eligible for up to a $15,000 (pre-tax) sign-on bonus based on level of experience. Terms & conditions apply. The Company reserves the right to amend or suspend this program at any time.
Kansas Tax Credit:
Join Textron Aviation’s Kansas team and you may be eligible for a $5,000 state of Kansas Aviation tax credit for up to five years. Visit https://www.aircapitaloftheworld.com/taxcredits for more information on the tax credit.
Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.
Recruiting Company: Textron Aviation
Primary Location: US-Kansas-Wichita
Job Function: Manufacturing
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Job Type: Standard
Shift: First Shift
Job Posting: 01/26/2024, 2:34:14 AM
Req ID: 321063