Upholstery Technician


Website Western Aircraft, Inc.

Western Aircraft - Ethics, Safety, Service, Life/Work Balance

Western Aircraft, Boise, ID

Job Description
Western Aircraft is looking for qualified candidates with a minimum of 5 years’ experience working on high end seat upholstery for mid to large corporate aircraft. Candidates must have the ability to fabricate new foam cushions, strip, recover, rebuild, pattern and sew to specifications provided in sketches, drawing or engineering orders for seats, divans, side ledges and other interior soft goods.

Job Summary: Work with a team of upholsters in the processes and procedures of aircraft interior “soft goods” refurbishment work. This work requires experience and proficiency in recovering, foam re-building, patterning and sewing as they relate to refurbishment of seats, divans, headliners, dado panels, and other interior components. A good understanding of burn regulations, maintenance manuals, drawings and engineering orders is required.

Job Duties:Creates custom seat patterns and foam for a variety of aircraft and seat models
Sews and covers seats and interior panels using high-end leathers and fabrics
Cuts foam to conform to seat specifications
Cuts and fits, surges and binds carpets within the aircraft as required
Assist team members with removal and installation of interior components of the aircraft
Coordinates, or assists with the coordination of, vendor services for plating, flame treatment, placards, fabrications etc.
Orders consumables and raw materials in Corridor as required and/or directed
Performs other duties as required

Job Requirements:Min 4 years’ experience in Aviation upholstery
Prefer one years’ experience leading projects
Read and interpret manuals, diagrams and work orders
Leadership Skills
Detail oriented with the ability to follow instructions
Strong ability to multi task effectively
Ability to work individually, with a healthy sense of urgency to provide a quality product
Must be able to wear a respirator or air hood, and work in a confined environment

Western Aircraft, Inc. is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer. Equal Opportunity Employer; W/M/Vets/Disabled

To apply for this job email your details to LindaF@westair.com.


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