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Textron Flight Team Member- Various Shifts - Independence, KS in Independence, Kansas

Flight Team Member- 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 duties in a manner consistent with the highest standards of safety.

  • Make appropriate entries in aircraft records.

  • General supervision needed in order the complete tasks plus additional on the job training required.

  • Needs assistance to find solutions in order to solve problems.

  • Listens to concerns and responds appropriately based on feedback given through the learning curve.

  • Will learn to identify the need for improvements and be open to new ideas.



Must have a high school diploma, an equivalent certificate, or a bronze level WorkKeys certification.


Aircraft maintenance experience is preferred.


  • 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.

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.

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements, including US Citizenship, for access to classified information.

Preference given to Veterans of the U. S. Armed Forces.

Job: Manufacturing
Primary Location: US-Kansas-Independence
Recruiting Company: Textron Aviation
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Shift: First Shift
Job Posting: 10/09/2023, 12:38:58 PM

Req ID: 318372