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The Aerospace Industry is composed of manufacturers who develop spacecraft and military and commercial aircraft, tanks, missiles, and other weapon related equipment. Since the first powered flight in 1903, the Aerospace Industry has grown drastically. To date, the Aerospace Industry in the U.S. accounted for nearly $909 billion in sales. Top companies include Boeing, Airbus, and United Technologies.

What are common job types in the Aerospace industry?

Project/Program Manager - Project/Program Managers oversee engineering and technical design of aerospace engineering projects, such as airplane or rocket components. They manage communication and coordination among different types of engineers working on a project, and supervise project schedules, budgets, and communications with stakeholders.

Engineer - Engineers design spacecraft, aircraft, missiles and weapons systems. They develop new technologies for use in spacecraft, aviation and defense systems, and design, assemble and test aircraft and aerospace products.

Business Development Manager - Business Development Managers are responsible for helping grow businesses by finding new opportunities, researching leads, establishing relationships with potential clients and arranging appointments for sales executives.

Field Service - Field Service roles provide direction and assistance to meet assigned objectives. They work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

Maintenance Technician - Maintenance Technicians are held responsible for the safety of the crew and passengers as well as the success of each flight. Duties typically include: replacing and repairing of aircraft parts, and diagnosis and repair of mechanical and electrical problems.

Contract Administrator - Contract Administrators develop, negotiate and evaluate company contracts on behalf of an organization. They are charged with ensuring that both parties are complicit with the terms of the contract, as well as ensuring that all contracts abide by local and federal laws.

Technical Sales - Technical Sales roles are often the key point of contact for clients, answering queries, providing technical advice and demonstrating how to use new products and/or services. They provide pre-sales and post-sales support, negotiate contracts, terms and conditions, and review cost and sales performance.

Test Technician - Test Technicians conduct tests on products and equipment. They then record data from those tests and give that data to the product and engineering teams.

Electrician - Electricians install and repair electrical wiring in an aircraft, including cutting and stripping wire and insulating electrical connections. They also service the electrical components. In addition, Electricians run tests on equipment to locate issues and install needed replacement parts.

What are the highest paying Aerospace jobs?

Engineers on average earn the highest salary in the Aerospace Industry, making about $115K per year, depending on location. Operation Technicians earn on average $67K per year.

What Aerospace jobs are in demand?

Equipment Mechanics and Technicians are in high demand in the Aerospace Industry, and will see the most growth over other occupations, with a gain of 5%. The growth is dependent on the replacement of workers leaving the occupation. Most non-engineering Aerospace Industry positions will average faster than average growth between 2019 and 2029.

Why should one start a career in the Aerospace industry?

Since 1991, more than 3,000 of Orion's Junior Military Officers and Military Technicians have been hired into various roles within the Aerospace Industry. Veterans possess the world-class electrical, mechanical, and electronic skills necessary for the industry. In addition to being well trained in the technical aspects necessary to succeed as a Sales, Product, or Developmental Engineer, veterans are also able to meet the demands of complex programs and projects that the Aerospace Industry requires.


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Mechanical Technician


Job Ref: # EB-3693748271
Date Posted: 4/12/2024 12:11:44 PM
City, State: Philadelphia, PA
Category: Aerospace
Salary: $30 - $41

Description

Titles: Mechanical Technician – Final Assembly Line (FAL) / Flight Line (FL)
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Shifts: Part 21 (Production) runs two shifts – you will start on 1st shift, flexibility to work 2nd shift is a plus:
- 1st Shift: Mon-Fri 7am-3:30pm – may be asked to work weekends and/or holidays
- 2nd Shift: Mon-Fri 3:30pm-12am – may be asked to work weekends and/or holidays.
Compensation: Depends on position and experience: $30.18/hr - $40.67/hr
*2nd Shift earns $1.50/hr Shift Differential
Benefits: Comprehensive benefit package includes a fully paid medical, dental and vision plan (no monthly premium!), 401K with up to 6% Match, Paid Time Off (19 days for 0-3yrs employment), an Employee Assistance Program, Health Advocacy Services, Employee Discounts Program, Credit Union Membership, College Tuition Benefit, College Loan Services, Adoption Assistance Program, Scholarship Program, and a Tuition Reimbursement Benefit.
Vaccine Requirement: no

Position Descriptions: Production (FAA Part 21) of mechanical parts and systems for helicopter manufacturing.

Mechanical Final Assembly Line (FAL) Technician (Part 21):
• Accurately install all mechanical parts for helicopter assembly, such as rotor head, transmissions, engines, hydraulic lines and flight controls.
• Work in areas that may be cramped and/or have little room.
• Work from engineering drawings/revisions and job cards.
• Perform job in amount of time given, in accordance with the production schedule.
• On the job training.

Mechanical Flight Line (FL) Technician (Part 21):
• Assist in the transfer of helicopters from the Production line to Flight Line.
• Perform incoming inspections.
• Install main rotor blades, fill oils and perform fuel function testing in accordance with applicable job cards.
• Perform engine dry motoring, to ensure proper function before first engine start up.
• Perform periodic weight and balance operations depending on helicopter configuration.
• Perform Track and Balance Flights, and make adjustments to eliminate high vibrations on airframe and Main & Tail Rotors, including pitch link adjustments, and addition of weight(s) to Tail and Main rotor(s).
• Perform fueling and defueling operations.
• Assist in the installation interior and custom components: hoist, cargo hook, auxiliary fuel system, etc.
• Prepare helicopters for flight, launch and recover helicopters, and prepare helicopters for customer delivery.
• Testing and approval testing of assemblies (such as mechanical ATPs).
• Support and training of colleagues
• Interface with other units of the division (production, engineering, logistics, quality).

Requirements: Our client is seeking Mechanical Technicians with skills in Technical documentation, Work instructions, Assembly instructions, Maintenance manuals, Engineering drawings, Manufacturing, Bolt torquing, Tightening specifications, Tool operation, Engine installation, Powertrain assembly, Transmission installation, Fuel system installation, A/C installation and maintenance (Refrigeration systems, Compressor installation), Precision measurement and Hydraulic system overhaul.
Mechanical Final Assembly Line (FAL) Technician (Part 21):
• High School Diploma or equivalent.
• Minimum of 5 years of mechanical aviation production required.
• Knowledge of rotor or fixed wing aircraft.
• General overall knowledge of aviation mechanics.
• Able to perform standard assembly operations and fitting of major assemblies.
o Crimp pipe, fit hydraulic systems, fit fuel bags, use torque wrenches and overhead cranes.
o Fit landing gear, engines, tail assembly, MGB, TGB, IGB, shafts, flight controls, aesthetics sealing.
• Able to work through obstacles and know the best method to perform the job.
• Effective communication skills.

Mechanical Flight Line (FL) Technician (Part 21):
• High School Diploma or equivalent.
• A&P certificate a plus but not necessary.
• 5 years of aviation mechanical maintenance training/experience.
• Rotor wing experience preferred.
• Able to perform standard assembly operations, fitting of major assemblies and ATP operating tests.
o Crimp pipe, fit hydraulic systems, fit fuel bags, use torque wrenches and overhead cranes.
o Fit landing gear, engines, tail assembly, MGB, TGB, IGB, shafts, flight controls, aesthetics sealing.
o Pressure testing on hydraulic pipes, fuel, ECS system, mechanical components, hydraulic benches.
• Able to work through obstacles and know the best method to perform the job.
• Aircraft and flight control rigging desired.
• Effective communication skills.
• General knowledge of ground support equipment.

Company Description:
Our client is a leading manufacturer of helicopters flown by EMS, Search and Rescue, law enforcement, firefighters, energy, government agencies and private citizens across the globe. Additionally, they supply the training helicopters to the U.S Navy and the U.S. Air Force.

Why this opportunity?
This is a truly exciting opportunity to join a world-class company and industry leader that not only manufactures helicopters for commercial use, but proudly serves the U.S. Military. When you walk through our client's operations, it is immediately evident how strong their ties are with the military and how proud they are of their former military employees. Most recently, they weres awarded a contract to deliver 26 training helicopters to the U.S. Navy. As well, they are constantly innovating, and are in the process of obtaining FAA approval of its new TiltRotor aircraft.

This is an opportunity to start a rewarding long-term career within a dynamic, cutting-edge and growing organization in the Aerospace industry, where you can grow professionally, build and maintain the best helicopters in the world, and continue to serve our military.



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Avionics Technician


Job Ref: # EB-2135148149
Date Posted: 4/12/2024 12:01:37 PM
City, State: Philadelphia, PA
Category: Aerospace
Salary: $62,400

Description

Title: Avionics Technician – Final Assembly Line (FAL) / Flight Line (FL)
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Shifts: Part 21 (Production) runs two shifts – you will start on 1st shift, flexibility to work 2nd shift is a plus:
- 1st Shift: Mon-Fri 7am-3:30pm – may be asked to work weekends and/or holidays
- 2nd Shift: Mon-Fri 3:30pm-12am – may be asked to work weekends and/or holidays.
Compensation: Depends on position and experience: $30.18/hr - $40.67/hr
*2nd Shift earns $1.50/hr Shift Differential
Benefits: Comprehensive benefit package includes a fully paid medical, dental and vision plan (no monthly premium!), 401K with up to 6% Match, Paid Time Off (19 days for 0-3yrs employment), an Employee Assistance Program, Health Advocacy Services, Employee Discounts Program, Credit Union Membership, College Tuition Benefit, College Loan Services, Adoption Assistance Program, Scholarship Program, and a Tuition Reimbursement Benefit.
Vaccine Requirement: no

Position Descriptions: Production (FAA Part 21) of electrical and avionics systems for helicopter manufacturing.

Avionics Final Assembly Line (FAL) Technician (Part 21):
• Assemble, modify & install wire bundles, conductors & other electrical components.
• Installs standard and advanced electrical systems and performs electrical continuity testing.
• Clearly document work performed, control equipment status tags, log critical information during installation, verify parts requests, etc.
• Read & Interpret schematics assembly drawings, process specifications, wiring diagrams, technical manuals, written instructions, etc.
• Ad hoc projects as assigned by Assembly Line Supervisor.

Avionics Flight Line (FL) Technician (Part 21):
• Assist in the transfer of helicopters from the Production line to Flight Line, and perform incoming inspections.
• Assemble, modify & install wire bundles, components, and other avionic equipment.
• Perform function testing in accordance with applicable job cards.
• Install, troubleshoot and test avionic systems.
• Perform crimping and de-pin and pin of electrical connectors.
• Prepare helicopters for customer delivery.

Requirements:
Avionics Final Assembly Line (FAL) Technician (Part 21):
• High School Diploma or equivalent.
• Minimum of 5 years of Electrical/Avionics aviation production required.
• Knowledge of rotor or fixed wing aircraft.
• General overall knowledge of aviation electrical/avionics components.
• Able to use a variety of manual hand tools such as crimpers, strippers, wire cutters, heat shrink gun, complex, specialized aircraft test equipment, etc.
• Effective communication skills.

Avionics Flight Line (FL) Technician (Part 21):
• High School Diploma or equivalent.
• 5 years of aviation maintenance training/experience.
• Rotor wing experience preferred.
• Ability to assemble, modify and install wire bundles, conductors, and other electrical components.
• Ability to run wires, crimp and solder wires, pin wires and connectors, terminate wires, read schematics, (blueprints/job cards).
• Effective communication skills.
• General knowledge of ground support equipment.

Company Description:
Our client is a leading manufacturer of helicopters flown by EMS, Search and Rescue, law enforcement, firefighters, energy, government agencies and private citizens across the globe. Additionally, they supply the training helicopters to the U.S Navy and the U.S. Air Force.

Why this opportunity?
This is a truly exciting opportunity to join a world-class company and industry leader that not only manufactures helicopters for commercial use, but proudly serves the U.S. Military. When you walk through our client's operations, it is immediately evident how strong their ties are with the military and how proud they are of their former military employees. Most recently, they weres awarded a contract to deliver 26 training helicopters to the U.S. Navy. As well, they are constantly innovating, and are in the process of obtaining FAA approval of its new TiltRotor aircraft.

This is an opportunity to start a rewarding long-term career within a dynamic, cutting-edge and growing organization in the Aerospace industry, where you can grow professionally, build and maintain the best helicopters in the world, and continue to serve our military.



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Quality Control Inspector


Job Ref: # EB-1841349126
Date Posted: 2/1/2024 7:57:36 AM
City, State: Cincinnati, OH
Category: Aerospace
Salary: $36 - $38

Description

Orion Talent, the nation’s largest military recruiting firm, is currently recruiting transitioning or former military professionals for Quality Control Inspector positions with the leading provider of MRO and Aviation Line Maintenance Services throughout the United States and Internationally.

Position Details:
Title: Quality Control Inspector
Location: CVG Airport, Erlanger, KY (Cincinnati area)
Shift: 4 days on, 3 days off – 10-hour work day
Compensation: $36 - $38/hour depending on experience. $12k retention bonus paid out over 2 years, + $2k in relocation assistance (outside 50 mile radius).
Benefits: Offers a comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k match, Life and Disability Insurance, as well as generous PTO and paid holidays.
Travel: No travel required.

Position Description | Quality Control Inspector
• Perform inspection functions for aircraft, including power plant, materials parts, and sub-assemblies. These functions do not necessarily include the inspection of these materials parts and sub-assemblies normally required to be performed by a technician to accomplish his work.
• Review the aircraft and engine logbooks at all checks and list all pilot reports and deferred maintenance items on the appropriate work cards.
• Perform required inspection functions during all checks such as airframe and engine inspections called out on routine work cards. Perform buy-back inspections on major items or non-routine work items.
• Inspectors are required to be thoroughly familiar with all inspection methods, techniques, and equipment used in their area of responsibility to determine the quality of airworthiness of an article undergoing maintenance, repair, or alteration. All inspection personnel must also maintain proficiency as required by the Repair Station Training Program Manual, in the use of the various types of inspection aids to be used for inspection of the particular items undergoing inspection.
• Available to all inspection personnel are current specifications involving inspection tolerances, limits, and procedures, as set forth by the manufacturer of the product undergoing inspection and other forms of inspection information, such as FAA Airworthiness Directives, Manufacturer’s Bulletins, Maintenance Manuals, Service Bulletins, Service Letters, FAA Regulations, etc., that are maintained in the Technical Library.
• Responsible for Identifying, controlling, segregating, and maintaining all stock and tools to a serviceable or unserviceable category as designated by the Director of Quality.
• Monitor all aircraft inspection records and forms, which are utilized in aircraft checks to ensure proper completion of all entries.
• Inspectors, when assigned to a “Preliminary Inspection” function, will find, and record those discrepancies requiring corrective action.
• The inspector is responsible for identifying Required Inspection Items (RII), as defined by the customer’s General Maintenance Manual (GMM) or Operation Procedures Manual.
• Inspectors when assigned to a “work acceptance” function check the work performed by a technician to the extent specified for conformity to acceptable technical and workmanship standards and signify their approval by stamping or signing the appropriate box of the inspection form along with the date the work is inspected.

Requirements:
• Knowledge/experience of 14 CFR Part 145 & 121 operations and environment.
• FAA A&P certificate required.
• General Familiarization on B767.
• Minimum three-five years’ experience in an aviation maintenance environment.
• Must be willing to work irregular schedules including nights, weekends, and holidays when required.
• Must be a US citizen or hold a green card (form I551)
• Experience with Quality Control, inspection techniques, document control, corrective and preventative actions, continuous improvement, risk management, and supplier reviews preferred.
• Strong organizational skills and the ability to set and meet deadlines.
• Detail-oriented and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with constantly shifting priorities.
• Excellent Communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
• Possess a high degree of proficiency with MS Office products (including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
• Ability to work under adverse conditions in a production/aircraft maintenance environment.




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