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Egress Technician - 1st shift

Company: Textron Aviation
Location: Wichita
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Egress Technician - 1st shift

  • 297312
    JOB SUMMARY:This occupation requires current experience, the setup, installation and performance of maintenance on modern aircraft egress systems such as aircraft ejection seats, extraction and escape systems, jettison canopies and explosive components of escape hatches, doors, canopies and egress trainers.JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Perform installation, removal, modification and minor repair of aircraft egress systems
      • Perform installation, adjustment and rigging of canopy latching mechanism and related components
        • Must interpret blueprints, wiring diagrams and technical publications and inspect to verify egress systems are to blueprint specifications
          • Perform operational checkout of fiber optic system including canopy framing system
            • Troubleshoot, install, remove, repair, modify, adjust, check and test such components as regulators, flow indicators, actuators, motors, thrusters and positing mechanisms, sent actuators, catapult guide rails, ejection seats and rocket motors
              • Install explosives in compliance with procedures and specifications and conduct appropriate inspection to verify egress systems are to blueprint specifications
                • Maintain munitions storage facilities, documentation systems and systems records as required by Department of Defense standards
                  • Install rails and perform functional tests as required
                    • Pack, install and arm egress survival kits
                      • Perform mechanical layouts and other functions such as drilling, riveting, fastening, fabricating, shimming, installing, assembling, reworking and repairing parts, panels, chassis, structural and mechanical assemblies and stems to close tolerances
                        • Remove, service and reinstall seat oxygen bottles as required
                          • Check oxygen system pressure gauges for sufficient pressure
                            • Check oxygen bottle and regulators for general condition and serviceability
                              • Identify and isolate malfunctions and implement necessary corrective measures
                                • Remove, replace and install parachute containers and droque parachute into seat assembly
                                  • Diagnose recurring malfunctions and recommend appropriate corrective action
                                    • Operate motorized vehicles and equipment
                                      • Maintain good housekeeping and safe work conditions on a daily basis
                                        • Remove and install canopies on the aircraft
                                          • Replace transparencies and install or replace explosive severance systems on canopies
                                            • Will perform all phases of work with a minimum amount of supervision and assistance
                                              Requires the use of fairly complicated drawings, advanced shop mathematics, handbook formulas, variety of precision measuring instruments; some trade knowledge in a specialized field or process.
                                              Three to five years relative experience.Take your career higher at Textron Aviation.
                                              • Competitive starting salaries with growth potential
                                              • Health benefits beginning day one
                                              • Tuition assistance and continuing education programs
                                              • 12-paid holidays a year
                                                A new career awaits.This role is eligible for $2,000 (pre-tax) sign-on bonus
                                                EEO StatementTextron 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 StatementThe 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.Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements, including US Citizenship, for access to classified information.Job Field ManufacturingPrimary Location US-Kansas-WichitaRecruiting Company Textron AviationSchedule Full-timeJob Level Individual ContributorShift First ShiftJob Posting 12/13/2021, 10:49:55 AMTextron (and its subsidiaries) participates in E-Verify. We will provide the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employer's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Keywords: Textron Aviation, Wichita , Egress Technician - 1st shift, Professions , Wichita, Kansas

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