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Safran USA/Canada
Location: Texas, United States
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Operations
Category: Technician
General information


Safran is an international high-technology group and tier-1 supplier of systems and equipment in the Aerospace and Defense markets. Operating worldwide, Safran has nearly 58,000 employees and generated sales of 15.8 billion euros in 2016. Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange, and its share is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices

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Safran Helicopter Engines is the leading helicopter engine manufacturer and, since its foundation in 1938, has produced over 72,000 turbines. The company offers the widest range of helicopter engines in the world and has more than 2,500 customers in 155 countries. Safran Helicopter Engines has fifteen sites and operates on each continent, providing its customers with a proximity service through 16 Repair & Overhaul Centers, 44 distributors and certified maintenance centers and 90 Field Representatives and Field Technicians.

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Job details

Main domain/Job field

Production - Manufacturing Engineering / Assembly / Repair

Job title

Technician - LRUS (1st Shift)

Employment type

Regular Full time

Professional category


Part time / Full time


Job description

1.0 Summary of Job Purpose:
Perform the disassembly, cleaning, inspection, and assembly for the repair, and overhaul of the SafranHE family of Fuel Control Units (FCU), and/or Hydro-mechanical Units (HMU), and/or Engine Accessories

2.0 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•Capable of utilizing O.E.M. overhaul and repair manuals, specialized instructions, drawings, etc. to carry out overhaul and repair processes
•Utilize standard off the shelf mechanic hand tools, specialized O.E.M. tooling, standard calibrated measuring equipment (calipers, micrometers, depth gages, dial indictors, etc., throughout all overhaul and repair processes
•Capable of applying standard and specialized instructions for the disassembly of components
•Utilize standard and special cleaning processes to insure parts are thoroughly cleaned prior to visual and dimensional inspection
•Perform visual and dimensional inspections of components to documented specifications using standard and specialized equipment
•Work with repair manual and internal documentation to accept or reject individual components
•Capable of re-assembly of components utilizing O.E.M. overhaul and repair manuals, specialized instructions, drawings, etc.
•May be required to perform testing operation of assembled components and sub-assemblies using standard off the shelf equipment or specialized O.E.M. test equipment
•May be required to perform “On Call” duty on rotational bases
•Must be willing to work night shift either on a permanent bases or rotational bases

3.0 Scopes and Accountabilities:
•Quality, reliability, and safety of product are the primary focuses. Errors must be eliminated and reported immediately to the area supervisor
•Selects appropriate procedures for activity being performed from several options
•Must inform supervisor promptly of all deviation noted during work processes
•Errors may lead to waste and the need to repeat most or all of the work
•All work performed must be documented on the appropriate form when required and after completion of each step as required
•Must work in a safe manner at all times
•Capable of performing trouble shooting activities associated with assigned task

4.0 Required Competencies; Education / Knowledge / Skills and Abilities:
•High school diploma or equivalent
•Two to five years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in a mechanics profession is highly desirable
•Basic Level – Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel
•Mechanical/technical/interpersonal skills which are adapted to the unique requirements of the organization
•Airframe and Power Plant certificates issued by the FAA is preferred

Additional description

5.0 Physical Requirements:
•While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit and talk or hear.
•The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.
•While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Job location

Job location

North America, United States, Texas

City (-ies)

Grand Prairie

Candidate criteria

Minimum education level achieved

High School diploma, A Level

Minimum experience level required

More than 3 years

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