Assembler Mechanic - Amarillo, TX - 1st Shift

  • Bell Textron Inc.
  • Amarillo, TX, USA
  • Feb 23, 2021

Job Description

We are pioneers. We were the first to break the sound barrier and design the first functional jetpack. We were aboard NASA's first lunar mission and brought advanced tiltrotor systems to market. Today, we are defining the future of on-demand mobility. At Bell, we are proud to be an iconic company with superb talent, rapidly creating novel and coveted vertical lift experiences.

Job Summary:

The holder of this position will be responsible for working on and around the aircraft. He/She will be responsible for running daily aircraft tests and operations, along with keeping proficient records of the aircraft status.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Makes necessary layouts, fabricates and fits component parts
  • Installs, fits, and adjusts all types of parts and assemblies where difficult and diversified installations, alignments or adjustments are necessary
  • Performs difficult repairs and alterations per design changes, removing the required parts and making replacements
  • Required to work from blueprints or projects sketches and templates without the use of jigs or fixtures
  • Should be able to perform a majority of the assembly operations on all parts of the aircraft as well as required fixture and bench assembly operations.
  • Works to crew loads and follows written and verbal work instructions
  • Required to perform scheduled/unscheduled inspections.
  • Possible installation of Gearboxes, Drive shafts, Fuel Systems, Electrical harnesses and Systems, Hydraulic Components, and other Systems.
  • Functional Testing of certain Systems.
  • Drilling close tolerance holes using a variety of hand drills/power feed drills.
  • Multiple types of fastener installations in composite and sheet metal.
  • May require some composite and fiberglass bond layup or repair.

Don't miss the chance to join a diverse, inclusive environment where you feel a sense of belonging. As a member of our global workforce, you will collaborate with dedicated, enthusiastic teams where unique experiences, backgrounds and ideas combined with a strong passion for our products take us above and beyond flight.

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Aircraft maintenance or assembly experience
  • Formal training from a recognized program considered in lieu of experience

Physical Requirements:
  • Able to lift up to 25 lbs. repeatedly
  • Prolonged kneeling, squatting, sitting, crawling, and climbing stairs, ladders and work stands

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.This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR)., Non-U.S. persons selected must meet eligibility requirements for access to export-restricted information. , The ITAR/EAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.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.