Aircraft Interior Upholstery Specialist

Location: Provo, UT, USA



Company Profile:

Duncan Aviation is the largest, family-owned maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in the world providing complete nose-to-tail services for business aircraft. We value the individual experiences and diversity of our workforce and are proud to be a Veteran-Friendly Employer. Individuals of all backgrounds, nationalities, disability status, and military service are encouraged to apply. 

Are you ready for an Experience. Unlike any other? Apply today!

The Upholstery Specialist foams, sews, designs, upholsters airplane interiors according to customer specifications and Duncan Aviation approved procedures in a safe and organized work area. If you are interested in an opportunity to join our Sewing/Upholstery Department, review the Job Description below and APPLY TODAY.  

Essential Job Functions

1. With minimal supervision, disassembles, repairs, recovers and reassembles seats. Prepares miscellaneous seat parts and accessories for paint. Performs basic troubleshooting of seat assemblies.

2. With minimal supervision, selects and shapes foam to contours and specifications prescribed on the blueprints and per customer approved design center conceptual drawings. Performs minor modifications to seats and accessories.

3. With minimal supervision, prepares seats for upholstering by stripping all foam and covers using various hand tools according to Duncan Aviation approved procedures. Cleans glue off panels and strips materials from parts.

4. With minimal supervision, sews, modifies and installs seat covers, curtains and miscellaneous items using sewing machine, glue gun and other hand tools.

5. With minimal supervision, designs seat patterns according to customer and designer specifications.

6. Assists with training team members to develop job knowledge and improve performance.

7. With immediate supervision prepares, researches, and signs off various documents for record keeping purposes as required by Duncan approved procedures, manufacturers' maintenance manuals, and FAA regulations( i.e. turnovers, removal sheets, flammability testing, W.O. Sheets and other work order related documents supporting the squawks and expected hours).

8. Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor and/or management. 

Job Specific Requirements

  • Licenses/Certificates: Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record; Respirator Fit qualified
  • Attendance: Regularly scheduled attendance required
  • Physical: Routinely lifts up to 50 lbs., occasionally 100 lbs.; reads small print; hearing sounds associated with mechanical deficiencies; repetitive motion; works with moving parts and vibration; tolerates working in confined spaces; tolerates products and materials associated with component maintenance; tolerates standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, climbing and sitting
  • Environmental: Tolerates working in extreme temperatures and noisy environments
  • Work Schedule: Must be available for all shifts

Education and Experience

Upholstery Specialist I:

  • High School graduate or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum one year aviation interior upholstery experience or two years related experience required

Upholstery Specialist II:

  • High School graduate or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum two years upholstery experience required
  • Minimum two years aviation interior upholstery preferred

Upholstery Specialist III:

  • High School graduate or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum four years experience in upholstery required
  • Minimum three years aviation interior upholstery experience preferred

Available Benefits

  • Moving is expensive and hard work! Relocation Assistance is available for those that qualify.
  • Duncan offers a comprehensive Benefits Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, Vacation/Holiday) that is available to team members on day one.
  • Plan for your medical needs with a Health Savings Account (employer and employee contributions).
  • Save for your future through our 401(k) program where you can begin contributions within your first 45 days, 50% match on first 6% contributed
  • Participate in Duncan Aviation’s Tool Account Program, to acquire & grow your Tool Inventory all while making interest free payments
  • Take advantage of a variety of In-House Training opportunities, or use Tuition Assistance to further your education.

Duncan Aviation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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Job Type: Full Time Regular