Operations Specialist / Fabrication
Butler Aerospace & Defense •
Butler Aerospace and Defense is looking to fill a two, 12-month contract positions for an Aviation Component Technician in Wichita, KS! The Component Technician is responsible for performing technical/mechanical/inspection functions pertaining to the aircraft brake component overhaul process.
·Con ducts receiving inspection of in-coming assemblies/components in accordance with established procedures and technical data.
·Performs disassembly, wash, blast, paint, build-up, pressure test, receiving inspection and final inspection and assembly of aircraft components according to
customer’s specifications, airworthiness directives, applicable manufacturers’ CMM guidelines and operating procedures.
·Manual handling and maneuvering (rolling, lifting) of large aircraft wheels and brakes.
·Maintains proper segregation and identification of components in progress.
·Maintains current knowledge of and complies with customer/Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)/Joint Aviation Administration (JAA) technical data as applicable to the
·Performs painting functions including mixing of primer/paint as well as application of primer/paint.
·Performs general shop and equipment maintenance; practices the principles of the Five S’s by creating and maintaining a neat, orderly work area; identifies ways to
remove non-value added steps from all processes and strives to produce products in the least-waste-way.
·Consistently demonstrates a commitment to continuous process improvement and practices; actively participates and supports process improvement events.
·Looks for ways to eliminate safety hazards and improve the overall safety of the workplace.
·Provides limited training to other Component Technicians, where qualified.
·Performs other duties or responsibilities as assigned.
·Works in a repair and overhaul shop environment.
·Continuous standing and walking. Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds.
·Employees will utilize a lift assist or buddy system if greater than 35 pounds.
·Employee will be exposed to hazardous waste and will comply with all Regulatory, State, Local and Corporate requirements for handling hazardous waste.
·Must have the ability to multitask.
·Requires the ability to read, write, and speak English. Must be able to articulate and
understand verbal and written instructions.
·Ability to work as a team member. Must be able to work in a high pace environment and
work extended hours as needed, including Saturdays (LA only).
·This is a Safety Sensitive position that requires entry into FAA drug pool.
·All applicants must complete a pre -employment drug test and as an employee take
part in random drug tests, as required, each quarter.
·Understand component maintenance manuals and all other applicable technical documents.
·Must be able to write descriptive statements concerning the condition of the
assemblies being worked on.
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