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Textron Aircraft Mechanic (Flight/Mod) in Wichita, Kansas

Aircraft Mechanic (Flight/Mod)

Textron Aviation has been inspiring the journey of flight for nine decades through the iconic and beloved Cessna and Beechcraft brands. We are passionate advocates of aviation, empowering people with the freedom of flight. As you join our legacy as a global leader in private aviation, you’ll have opportunities to try new fields, expand your skills and knowledge, stretch your abilities, and build your career. We provide a competitive and extensive total rewards package that includes pay and innovative benefits to support you and your family members – now and in the future, beginning day one. Your success is our success.


Job Summary:

To assist and work with higher classification Flight Mechanics to prepare multi-engine aircraft

mechanically for flight test and delivery to customer.

To perform modification work and structural repairs on experimental, production and fielded aircraft.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs under the guidance of higher grade mechanics, a variety of the more routine

mechanical duties on one or more aircraft models involving installation of line shortage items,

functional check and adjustment of multi-engine systems and repair or replacement of

malfunctioning systems to prepare aircraft mechanically for flight test and delivery to customer.

Works from blueprints, routers, specifications, check lists and specific instructions to perform the

following principle duties:

  • Installs, as required, a variety of line shortage items which may involve disassembly and

reassembly of previously installed items.

  • Assists in the performance of functional checks, corrections, and adjustments to aircraft

mechanical systems.

  • Assists in the correction of flight test and inspection squawks.

  • May perform minor sheet metal rework, as required.

  • Uses a variety of mechanic hand tools and checking devices such as scale, inclinometer,

tensiometer and pressure gages.

  • Maintains clean working area.

  • Responsible for quality of own work.

  • Performs other related duties as required.



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

have equivalent trades training for ability to use simple arithmetic, blueprints, specifications, check lists,

measuring instruments, testing devices and follow specific instructions. Must have knowledge of aircraft

mechanical systems and components. A&P license preferred.


Requires 3 - 6 months diversified jet, turboprop or piston mod, phase inspection, engine troubleshooting

or servicing experience, applicable aviation maintenance related training from an accredited school or

experience under the guidance of a licensed A&P.

Working Conditions:

Somewhat disagreeable working conditions due to non-continuous exposure to noise, weather, hydraulic

fluid, MEK, alcohol and other liquids.

This role is eligible for a $4,000 (pre-tax) sign-on bonus. 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.

Recruiting Company: Textron Aviation
Primary Location: US-Kansas-Wichita
Job Function: Manufacturing
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Job Type: Standard
Shift: First Shift
Job Posting: 05/16/2024, 3:03:12 PM
Job Number: 323673