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Textron Aviation
Location: Independence, Missouri
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Technician


Performs a wide variety of tasks in the Jig Shop



Plans, lay out and performs all fabrication and assembly operations necessary to build, alter, repair and maintain complicated jigs and fixtures where considerable skill and knowledge of tooling practice and application is required.


Works from complicated drawings and specifications to develop jigs or fixtures, determines material requirements, lays out and determines any information lacking on the print or specification, makes calculations necessary to develop required information and data. Prepares any sketches necessary to machine, weld or assemble the various parts of tools.


Completes tool in specified location, checks main tooling points, hinges and other location lines. Adjusts control points to coordinate with master gauges.


May perform developmental work proceeding with own conception in absence of designs and specifications but will review progress intermittently with supervision. Assumes responsibility for quality workmanship and dimensional accuracy.


Checks and sets production jigs and fixtures with aid of such equipment as master gauges and optical tooling, for correct alignment, level and location of tooling points. Uses a wide variety of hand tools, some machine tools and a variety of precision measuring instruments such as transits, levels, calipers, micrometers, height gauges, dial gauges and sine bars.


Uses the Laser Tracker and computer system to determine correct x, y and z coordinate orientation; establish alignment or control points on an object to be measured; analyze and manipulate the calculated data in desired format.


Uses a variety of welding methods such as arc, TIG and MIG on different materials such as steel, stainless steel and aluminum. Performs other related duties as required.



High school diploma or equivalent. Uses advanced shop math, a variety of precision measuring instruments and interpret blueprints.

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.

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements, including US Citizenship, for access to classified information.

Primary Location
: US-Kansas-Independence

Recruiting Company: Textron Aviation

: Full-time

Job Level
: Individual Contributor

: First Shift

Job Posting
: 06/21/2017, 4:05:13 PM

Textron (and its subsidiaries) participates in E-Verify. We will provide the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employer’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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