Textron Technical Support Specialist in Wichita, Kansas

Technical Support Specialist


Job Summary:

Perform a wide variety of technical tasks in support of aircraft system installation/modification and repair projects, to include engineering, quality control, and technical consultation and support.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop avionics interface drawings, reports, and data.

  • Prepare certification documentation in support of assigned projects.

  • Coordinate projects with DERs and FAA as required.

  • Ensure that assigned projects are on schedule.

  • Ensure that the assigned projects budgets are met.

  • Point of contact for engineering vendors on assigned projects.

  • Provide avionics expertise as required to support on-going quoting activities.

  • Coordinate with technicians/installers on the installation phase of assigned projects.

  • Other duties as required.


Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Hawker Beechcraft aircraft a plus.

  • Knowledge of the practical application of systems engineering. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and installation of various avionics, electrical, and mechanical aircraft systems.

  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of electrical and mechanical drawings and technical documents such as work instructions, test procedures, and various engineering report and analyses.

  • Knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14CFR).

  • Skilled in conducting tests and inspections of aircraft avionics and electrical systems to evaluate function and operation.

  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills relating to the engineering and installation of aircraft systems.

  • Strong written and verbal communicative skills.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office software products.

  • Associates degree with 6 years directly related experience or 8 years directly related engineering design experience in either Business Aircraft completions or in-service modifications.

  • Experience with Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) Software, AutoCAD preferred.

Working Conditions:

  • Primarily normal office environment.

  • Periodically hands-on work will be required in the fabrication shops or on the aircraft (usually in a hangar) as part of the design development process.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Product Support

Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 259620