Who We AreTextron Systems is part of Textron, a $14 billion, multi-industry company employing 35,000 talented makers, thinkers, creators and doers worldwide. We make things that fly, hover, zoom and launch. Things that move people. Protect soldiers. Power industries. We serve customers in industries

Sr Test Flight Mechanic

Textron Systems  • 
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Position Type: Permanent
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Who We Are

Textron Systems is part of Textron, a $14 billion, multi-industry company employing 35,000 talented makers, thinkers, creators and doers worldwide. We make things that fly, hover, zoom and launch. Things that move people. Protect soldiers. Power industries. We serve customers in industries spanning aerospace and defense, specialized vehicles, turf care and fuel systems.

 

This role is in Textron System’s Sea Systems business area. Visit TextronSystems.com & Lycoming.com to read more about who we are and the products we make!

 

About This Role

We believe people should love what they do – in this role, you will be responsible for:

 

A Sr Assembler- Test Mechanic/Outfitter performs any and all tasks associated with electrical/electronic system testing and maintenance as assigned by management.



Responsibilities:

Job duties include but are not limited to:


  • Mechanical system test conduct

  • Mechanical system troubleshooting & resolution

  • Conduct maintenance on mechanical systems

  • Mechanical support for craft operations – on ramp & underway

  • Tube/Hose fabrication & assembly, shipfitting, mechanical schematics layouts, hook-ups, and installation

  • Must be able to work from Engineering drawings, sketches, blueprints, schematics and follow written/verbal instructions.

  • Perform job duties with the use of basic hand tools such as screw drivers, pliers, wire cutters, drill motors, sand and grinding tools, etc.

  • Maintain records, forms, and logs as required.  

  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.


Job Requirements:

Education:

High school diploma or GED certificate.



Position Requirements:


  • Formal craft training and three (3) plus years of related experience, preferably in marine vessel testing  

  • Ability to read blueprints, shop orders, sketches, and drawings is necessary to the completion of tasks or work.

  • Must be able to perform basic (simple) shop mathematics.

  • Must be willing to work rotating shifts.

  • Willingness and flexibility to work extended hours as needed to accomplish the task or work with little or no prior notification.

 

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL DEMAND REQUIREMENTS:

 

Physical demands described have been validated by on-site job analysis.  They are representative of the physical demands that must be met by an employee to successfully and safely perform the essential functions of this job.  The following information is a synopsis of key physical demand requirements determined from a detailed job analysis:

 

Postural:  Must have the ability to move extremities and spine throughout a sufficient range of motion that will permit the employee to work in a variety of postures involving a range from floor to overhead level.  Flexing and twisting of the trunk and other awkward postures are occasionally required.

Dexterity:  Must have a good dexterity and frequently use one and two hands throughout the work period for tasks involving fingering, gripping and manipulation.

Cardiorespiratory Demand:  Must have sufficient cardiorespiratory fitness to be able to perform medium work involving heavy lifting.  Must be able to safely tolerate medium demands on the cardiorespiratory system in various temperature ranges and humidity. 

General Physical Activities:  Include standing, walking, sitting, stooping, kneeling, squatting, body twisting, sense of touch, manual dexterity, speaking clearly, seeing distant/reading, reaching, hearing, depth perception, color vision, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing ladders, climbing stairs and balancing.

Physical Demand Level - Medium:  Must be able to perform medium physical labor as classified by the United States Department of Labor.  Physical demands typically involve lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling not to exceed 60 lbs.

 

 

How We Care

At Textron Systems, our talented people make us successful.  We promote an inclusive environment where we value individuality, differences, and unique perspectives.

 

Our Company is committed to offering employees opportunities to grow and develop. Our benefits and compensation packages are designed to help our talented employees excel and achieve their goals, so they can make a difference every day in and outside of the workplace. Below are just a few examples!

 - Flexible Work Schedules

 - Education Assistance

 - Career Development & Training Opportunities

 - Wellness Program (including Fitness Reimbursement)

 - Medical, Dental, Vision & 401(K) with Company Funding

 - Paid Parental Leave

 

Are you a Military Veteran?

Textron's products and services are trusted everyday by those who protect our country.  We are dedicated to hiring these Veterans and aim to translate their skills to make an impact on our Company. 

 

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