Textron Tube Fabricator 3 - 2nd Shift in Wichita, Kansas

Tube Fabricator 3 - 2nd Shift



To power bend or hand bend a wide variety of sizes and shapes of tubes and/or perform cutting, deburring, flaring, and pressure testing of hoses and tubes.


I. The operations consist of planning and performing tube bending operations on NC tube bending equipment or manually operated tube bending equipment.

a. Requires the ability to duplicate tube patterns, plan equipment set ups, make adjustments and check parts.

II. Sets up, adjusts and operates NC tube bending equipment or any type of hand operated tube bending equipment to bend any type and size tubing up to 5/8 inches into various straight and compound angles.

III. Performs flaring, deburring, end sizing and other operations incidental to producing desired bends. Installs a variety of end fittings.

IV. Records developed measurement and angles used in obtaining desired patterns for future reference.

V. Working from blueprints, shop routers, specifications and oral and written instructions, cuts, assembles and tests a wide variety of high and low pressure hoses.

a. Measures and cuts a variety of hoses to specifications.

b. Assembles fittings to pressure hoses.

c. Cleans and pressure test hoses and tubes according to specifications.

d. Stamps identification part number on pressure hoses and installs protective seals on hoses.

VI. Uses tools and equipment such as wrenches, hose threading machines, hose tapping machines, table saws, drill motors, and pressure testing equipment.

VII. Checks all cure dates on hoses and the inside and outside diameters to determine if hoses meet requirements. Visually inspects hoses and assemble during each step of assemble to ensure Cessna standards.

VIII. Perform all rework per engineering disposition and inspection rework instructions, provides engineering and/or inspection department feedback on dispositions and rework sequence.

IX. Performs rework and repair of damaged parts to remove defects and ensure that part meets production specifications.

X. Responsible for own work and the quality of own work.

XI. Performs other related duties as required.



High school education or equivalent. Textron Aviation blueprint certification is preferred. Requires the use of simple math, shop routers, blueprints, simple drawings and measuring instruments.


Requires up to one year of diversified machine and hand tube bending experience.


Typical machine shop working conditions, some exposure to noise, oil and solvents.

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Job Manufacturing

Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift Second Shift

Req ID: 268899