Duncan Aviation

Upholstery Sewer/Seamstress/Alterations Team Member

Duncan Aviation - Posted 1 month ago
$29k-43k/year  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Aircraft Maintainer salary records


Battle Creek, MI

0-1 years
Company size
2k employees

Aircraft Maintainer Job description

The Upholstery Assistant, under immediate supervision, learns and gains competency in upholstering airplane interiors according to customer specifications and Duncan Aviation-approved procedures in a safe and organized work area. If you are interested in an opportunity with our Sewing/Upholstery Team, check out this video:

Essential Job Functions

  1. With immediate supervision, prepares seats for upholstering by stripping all foam and covers using various hand tools according to standard operating procedures.
  2. With immediate supervision, disassembles, prepares, repairs, recovers and reassembles seats, miscellaneous seat parts, flatwork including minimal sewing, and accessories for paint.
  3. With immediate supervision, clean glue off panels and strip materials from parts.
  4. With immediate supervision, foams small chair parts (i.e. armrests, headrests, shells, etc.).
  5. With immediate supervision researches, prepares, and signs off various documents for record-keeping purposes as required by Duncan-approved procedures, manufacturers’ maintenance manuals, and FAA regulations (i.e. turnovers, removal sheets, flammability testing, W.O. Sheets, and other work order-related documents supporting the squawks and expected hours).
  6. Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor and/or management.

Job Specific Requirements

  • Licenses/Certificates: Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record; Respirator Fit qualified
  • Attendance:         Regularly scheduled attendance required
  • Physical:            Routinely lifts up to 50 lbs., occasionally 100 lbs.; reads small print; hears sounds associated with mechanical deficiencies; repetitive motion; works with moving parts and vibration; tolerate working in confined spaces; tolerates products and materials associated with component maintenance; tolerates standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, climbing and sitting
  • Environmental:           Tolerates working in extreme temperatures and noisy environments

Education and Experience

  • High School graduate or equivalent preferred
  • Six to twelve months of related experience required

Available Benefits

  • Moving is expensive and hard work! Relocation Assistance is available for those that qualify.
  • Duncan offers a comprehensive Benefits Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, Vacation/Holiday) that is available to team members on day one.
  • Plan for your medical needs with a Health Savings Account (employer and employee contributions).
  • Save for your future through our 401(k) program where you can begin contributions within your first 45 days, 50% match on the first 6% contributed
  • Participate in Duncan Aviation’s Tool Account Program, to acquire & grow your Tool Inventory all while making interest-free payments
  • Take advantage of various In-House Training opportunities, or use Tuition Assistance to further your education.

Duncan Aviation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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