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Textron Mechanic Maintenance-Machine- First Shift in Wichita, Kansas

Mechanic Maintenance-Machine- First Shift


JOB SUMMARY: To maintain, repair and set up Production centric equipment, machines and systems.


I. Performs or assists a higher grade mechanic in the repair and maintenance of a variety of conventional machine tools and mechanical equipment by disassembling and locating the cause of operational difficulties and repairing or replacing worn or broken parts.

1.Works from general procedures and in accordance with standard or recognized methods and repair practices to make decisions regarding diagnosis of trouble, replacing parts and assembling to OEM tolerances.

2.Confers with Maintenance Management concerning problems found, repairs needed and faulty operational practices.

3.Document work performed as required.

II. Adjusts and aligns sheaves, clutches, brakes, rebuilds pumps and other machine elements. Conducts inspections on equipment and reports findings regarding additional work and repairs to leadership.

III. Operates cranes, hoists, forklifts, cutting torch, block & tackle, moving trucks and heavy jacks when repairing or setting up machinery.

IV. Operates drill presses, grinders, band saws and uses hand tools in repairing and installing machinery and equipment.

V. Uses measuring tape, micrometers, calipers, levels and other measurement devices in performing duties.

VI. Responsible for quality of own work.

VII. Performs other related duties as required.


EDUCATION: High school education or equivalent. Requires the use of complicated drawings and specifications, advanced shop math, handbook formulas and a wide variety of precision measuring instruments. Must obtain and maintain any necessary training and licensing, including but not limited to, Forklift Operation Certificate and Aircraft Operating Area License.

EXPERIENCE: Requires 1 – 3 years diversified industrial machine repair or related experience.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Somewhat disagreeable working conditions due to noise, dust, dirt, oil and grease.

Take your career higher at Textron Aviation:

  • Competitive starting salaries with growth potential

  • Health benefits beginning day one

  • Tuition assistance and continuing education programs

  • Paid holidays

  • Relocation assistance (terms and conditions apply)

  • Flight training courses and bonuses (terms and conditions apply)

Come feel the pride.

This role is eligible for $4,000 (pre-tax) sign-on bonus (effective 7/28/2022 – 12/31/2022)

EEO Statement

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.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Support Services

Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 301252