Upholstery Tech II

Job Summary:
Under minimal 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:

  • Fabricate, using design/engineering drawings and aircraft specifications, cover and install flat panels and curtains. May sew simple covers using design/engineering drawings and aircraft specifications.

  • Work with fabric, vinyl and leather hides, composites and other materials using specified adhesives, sewing equipment, hardware, hand tools and various power tools.

  • Cut and surge carpets, cover bulkheads and cover/install panels. May be responsible to fabricate various metal parts, fit panels and windows, cabin head liners, upper sidewalls, lower side panels, hatch panels, and windows.

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

Additional Functions:

  • Work with lead and higher skilled technicians to develop and implement process improvements that increase safety, reduce, cost, cycle time, and man-hours using Lean Manufacturing and other process improvement techniques.

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

  • Comply with safety, 5S, and housekeeping policies and use personal protective equipment as required.

  • Address unsafe conditions before putting others as risk. 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.

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

Unique Skills:

  • Able to work second shift.

 

Education and Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • 2 years’ experience using commercial sewing machines, sergers and/or various hand tools used in upholstery and carpet trades.

  • Experience in aerospace industry preferred.