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Textron A&P (Airframe and Powerplant) Mechanic- Various Shifts - Independence, KS in Independence, Kansas

A&P (Airframe and Powerplant) Mechanic- Various Shifts - Independence, KS

Textron Aviation has been inspiring the journey of flight for nine decades and continues to be the global leader by equipping customers with smart solutions for every circumstance, every mission. We are passionate advocates of aviation, providing aircraft that save time and empower people with the freedom of flight. With functions ranging from Communications, Engineering, Finance, Flight Operations, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Maintenance, Marketing, Sales, and, more - you’ll have opportunities to try new fields, learn new skills and knowledge, stretch your abilities and build your career. We provide resources to empower your journey. Your success is our success.



Assemble, troubleshoot and repair airframes, engines and systems. Perform modification work on aircraft as required. Perform engine and propeller buildup, installation and adjustment as required.


  • Perform a variety of mechanical duties on assigned aircraft models including diagnosing malfunctions, disassembly, rework, repair, replacement, reassembly and adjustment of various systems to complete the aircraft thru flight and delivery to the customer.

  • Perform troubleshooting, inspection, repair and engine runs. Install service bulletins and service kits on airframes and engines.

  • Perform duties in a manner consistent with the highest standards of safety.

  • Make appropriate entries in aircraft records.

  • Complete return to service entry into aircraft logbook.

  • Perform engine maintenance on airworthy aircraft and complete logbook entry.

  • Perform annual inspections and continued airworthiness inspections.

  • Daily tasks are completed without supervision.

  • Training others and assisting in required certifications and qualification for team.

  • Trained beyond skills needed in immediate area.

  • A self starter and takes the lead on important projects to completion.

  • Leads safety or quality improvements.



  • High school education or equivalent required

  • A&P License is required.


  • Daily tasks are completed without supervision.

  • A self-starter and takes the lead on important projects to completion.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Action oriented and takes on challenges.

  • Team oriented, self-driven and safety conscious.

  • Goal-oriented and driven to meet and/or exceed quality expectations.

  • Will be required to follow all safety guidelines for procedures and equipment, and actively participate in daily ergonomic stretching exercises.

Take your career higher at Textron Aviation:

  • Competitive starting salaries with growth potential

  • Health benefits beginning day one

  • Tuition assistance and continuing education programs

  • Paid holidays

  • Relocation assistance (terms and conditions apply)

  • Flight training courses and bonuses (terms and conditions apply)

Come feel the pride.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

This role is eligible for up to a $15,000 (pre-tax) sign-on bonus based on level of experience. Terms & conditions apply. The Company reserves the right to amend or suspend this program at any time.

Kansas Tax Credit:

Join Textron Aviation’s Kansas team and you may be eligible for a $5,000 state of Kansas Aviation tax credit for up to five years. Visit https://www.aircapitaloftheworld.com/taxcredits for more information on the tax credit.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job: Manufacturing
Primary Location: US-Kansas-Independence
Recruiting Company: Textron Aviation
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Shift: Second Shift
Job Posting: 10/09/2023, 9:53:33 AM

Req ID: 318325