Upholstery Tech I

Job Summary:
Under moderate supervision fabricate and install upholstery, cover panels, and make simple patterns for aircraft interiors using design/engineering drawings and aircraft specifications.


Job Description
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform technical upholstery functions within design, customer, FAA, and company specifications. Specific installation and trim tasks are to be completed in compliance with work order instructions and specifications.

  • Fit panels and windows, cabin head liners, upper sidewalls, lower side panels, hatch panels, windows, cut and

  • surge carpets, cover bulkheads, fabricate various metal parts, and covering and installation of panels.

  • Create carpet patterns per design drawings and complete installation. .

  • Use the material tracking system to create parts demand, track squawks and to sign-off work.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand proficiently the English language.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and engineering documentation.

  • Ability to use measuring tools and perform basic math computations.

  • Must be computer literate.

  • Able to climb ladders and stairs, work in small, restricted areas, lift to 40 pounds and work any shift.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

  • Entry level position.

  • Experience using commercial sewing machines, carpet serger and/or various hand tools used in upholstery and carpet trades is preferred.