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Textron Sealer Repair Technician B in Wichita, Kansas

Sealer Repair Technician 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 pressure test and repair integral fuel cells.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plans and performs a variety of certified sealing repair and rework operations. Performs pressure

leak tests to determine areas requiring rework and repair. Uses ammonia, water manometer,

soap solution and specialized leak detector machines as required.

  • Uses manual dexterity and close mental and visual attention according to accepted shop

procedures to apply sealer, rework and repair areas which may have been previously fueled.

Compliance with standard fuel safety precautions is required.

  • Through knowledge of inspection standards, sheet metal assembly and sealing techniques

provide proper sealing and assembly sequences to prevent leaks and failure of parts to meet

specifications. Determines if sealer is properly cured and assures repairs are adequate prior to

refueling aircraft.

  • Uses a variety of hand and power tools, sealing applicators and pressure or leak test equipment.

  • Responsible only for own work.

  • Performs other related duties as required



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

duties require completion of two week Cessna Integral Fuel Cell Sealing Training course, use of

specification sheets, simple arithmetic and measuring instruments.


Over one year up to three years sealing and sheet metal assembly experience including six to twelve

months fuel cell sealing experience required.

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: 02/06/2024, 6:22:33 PM
Req ID: 321283