Textron Structures Technician - Lafayette, LA in Lafayette, Louisiana

Structures Technician - Lafayette, LA


To fabricate the 525 helicopter fuselage using a complex tooling string in order to meet customer requirements.

  • Responsible for self -verification of close tolerance holes

  • Perform metal-to-metal and metal-to-composite bonding per specification

  • Interpret engineering drawings for assembly and repair work as needed

  • Perform major/sub-assemblies using electronic work instructions

  • Align, assemble and install major fuselage components into tooling fixtures using measuring instruments, hand tools, power tools and testing equipment

  • Discern between properly installed rivets, fasteners, screws and follow written engineering instructions for remove and repair procedures

  • Perform minor and major repairs and alterations on aircraft structures

  • Communicate with supervision to assure completion of assigned task within the allowed time frame

  • Inspect and sign off installation and repair within repair station guidelines

  • Monitor work order books to ensure all work is completed and inspected for each aircraft




  • Must be able to read and understand engineering data including installation instructions and drawings.

  • Must be able to perform installations, modifications and repairs to insure fuselages conform to FAA type design.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent


  • Must have at least 6 months of mechanic, shop, or assembly experience

  • Repair, alterations, and inspections experience and a strong understanding of the function, operation, maintenance and repair of airframe components preferred.

  • Airframe certificate holder or formal aircraft school training preferred.

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Job Manufacturing

Primary Location US-Louisiana-Lafayette

Recruiting Company Bell

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 264805