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Textron Flight Mechanic B in Wichita, Kansas

Flight Mechanic B

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 prepare multi-engine aircraft mechanically for flight test and delivery to customer.

Flight Mechanic B may be required to perform the duties and essential functions of Flight Mechanic C.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs a variety of functional test and mechanical operations on one or more aircraft models

involving determination of malfunctions and required disassembly, rework, repair, replacement,

reassembly or adjustment of various multi-engine aircraft systems to prepare the aircraft

mechanically for flight test and delivery to customer. May perform under the general guidance of

a Flight Mechanic A. Works from blueprints, routers, specifications, check lists, and general

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.

  • Performs functional checks of all mechanical systems such as engines and flight controls,

fuel, oxygen and hydraulic systems making necessary corrections and adjusting for flight.

  • Sets instruments, tests run engines, rigs and synchronized throttles and sets stops.

  • Works flight test and inspection squawks making necessary adjustments or corrections.

  • Assists Flight Mechanic A with unusual and more difficult flight line problems.

  • Maintains clean working area.

  • Required to taxi aircraft to check systems and components.

  • Uses a variety of mechanic hand tools and equipment such as tensiometers, timing lights, scale

and pressure gages.

  • May be assisted by 1 - 2 lower classification mechanics and be responsible for guiding and

instructing them



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 general instructions. Must have knowledge of aircraft

mechanical systems and components. A&P license preferred.


Requires a minimum of 3 years diversified jet, turboprop or piston mod, phase inspection, engine

troubleshooting experience or servicing experience under the guidance of a licensed A&P or at an FAA

certified repair station.

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 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.

Recruiting Company: Textron Aviation
Primary Location: US-Kansas-Wichita
Job Function: Manufacturing
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Second Shift
Job Posting: 02/05/2024, 8:57:49 PM
Req ID: 321244