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12 months ago
Location: Florida
Job type: Contract/Locum
Contact: No Name
Category: Technician




Upholsters parts according to work orders and engineering drawings.

Responsible for foam build up, pattern making, cutting seat coverings, sewing using multiple types of stitching, seat cover sacking, cutting and surging.





  • Measure, cut, and sew fabrics and leathers utilizing areas of the leather hides for the best finish results.
  • Cut, bond and assemble seat cushion foam to final design and style.
  • Design and fabricate quality patterns for upholstery and foam build for VIP aircraft seating.
  • Operate sewing machine to seam cushions and join various sections of covering material.
  • Fit, install, and secure material on work piece, using hand tools, power tools, glue, cement, and staples.
  • Adjust and replace webbing, padding, and springs and secure them in place.
  • Read Engineering drawings, apply knowledge and experience with materials to determine type and quantities of material that will be required for each project.
  • Draw cutting lines on material following pattern, templates, sketches and blueprints, using chalk, pencil, paint, and other method.
  • Identify areas of potential problems in the upholstery and bring a solution.
  • Mentor and train lesser skilled technicians and monitor their work to ensure they complete assigned tasks in accordance with required levels of safety, quality, and productivity.






  • Generally 0-2 or more years of experience in area of responsibility.
  • Basic Skills to perform basic tasks within the Technical Area assigned to in area of responsibility.




Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Assignments require Basic Knowledge beyond the assigned work.                                                                 
  • Demonstrates correct understanding of routine aspects of work.
  •  Performs basic, less complex and routine Assignments.                                                                
  • Assists Journeyman Level or Higher Technicians on moderately complex technical assignments.
  • Organized and detailed oriented.



  •   High School




Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Organized and detailed oriented.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and engineering documentation
  • Ability to use measuring tools and perform basic math computations.
  • Able to climb ladders and stairs, work in small restricted areas, lift up to 40 pounds and work any shift.
  • .Must be computer literate. High school diploma or GED.
  • Two (2) years’ experience using commercial sewing machines, sergers and hand tools.
  • Experience in aerospace industry preferred.



Working Conditions / Environment/ Special Requirements

  • Ability to work in a safe professional manner adhering to all regulatory requirements including, OSHA, EPA, State and Federal regulations.




  • Commitment to company values and complies with department norms, policies, directives, and procedures.
  • Incorporates Lean and P3E processes and concepts into daily activities.
  • Strive for continuous improvement to processes and procedures.
  • Honors and protects confidential and proprietary documents and information.
  • Satisfies work schedule requirements.
  • The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by the employee. Performs other duties as assigned

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