Airbus, in conjunction with its hiring partner
AIDT, is looking for people to to fill manufacturing positions at
its newest assembly line in Mobile, Alabama.
The positions are the first wave of production
jobs for the company’s A220 aircraft assembly line. The
open positions include aircraft structure/installation mechanics,
installers for aircraft cabin furnishings and aircraft
Successful candidates for all positions will
participate in several weeks of training at AIDT in a combination
of classroom and on-the-job training. Some candidates will also
have the opportunity for on-the-job training with the company’s
manufacturing team in Mirabel, Canada before returning to Mobile.
Production on the first aircraft begins in the third quarter of
Aircraft structure/installation mechanics are responsible
for the structural installation of parts and major components in
Installers for aircraft cabin furnishings are
responsible for installing various cabin amenities into the
aircraft including cabin equipment, floor covering, cockpits,
cargo and doors.
Aircraft electricians are responsible for the
electrical installations, connections, bonding, measuring and
troubleshooting within the aircraft.
For the first wave of hiring,
the company has said it prefers candidates to have at least two years of
experience in aerospace/aviation production.
In addition to the positions for the new A220
production facility, Airbus is also hiring for similar production
positions in its current A320 production facility. In total, the
company expects to hire approximately 600 new employees over the
next 18 months.
production facility will be located at the Brookley Aeroplex in
Mobile, Alabama, adjacent to Airbus’ A320 Family production lines
and will build aircraft for U.S.-based customers.