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Textron Mech Flight Line B in Wichita, Kansas

Mech Flight Line B



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

Mech Flight Line B may be required to perform the duties and essential functions of Mech Flight Line C


  1. 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 Mechanic, Flight Line "A". Works from blueprints, routers, specifications, check lists, and general instructions to perform the following principle duties:

  2. Installs, as required, a variety of line shortage items which may involve disassembly and reassembly of previously installed items.

  3. 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.

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

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

  6. Assists Mechanic, Flight Line "A" with unusual and more difficult flight line problems.

  7. Maintains clean working area.

  8. Required to taxi aircraft to check systems and components.

  9. Uses a variety of mechanic hand tools and equipment such as tensiometers, timing lights, scale and pressure gages.

  10. May be assisted by 1 - 2 lower classification mechanics and be responsible for guiding and instructing them.

  11. Responsible for quality of own work.

  12. Performs other related duties as required.



Requires a high school education or 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 1 - 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.


Somewhat disagreeable working conditions due to non-continuous exposure to noise, weather, hydraulic fluid, MEK, alcohol and other liquids.

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.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift Second Shift

Req ID: 295647