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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group Composite Technician in Bridgeport, West Virginia



Composite Technician

Role Description:

There’s a New Energy on Board! Our company MHI RJ Aviation Group (MHIRJ) provides comprehensive critical operational, engineering and customer support solutions including maintenance, refurbishment, technical publications, marketing and sales activities for the global regional aircraft industry. Headquartered in Mirabel, Quebec, and bolstered by an Aerospace Engineering Center, MHIRJ’s network of service centers, support offices and parts depots are positioned in important aviation hubs in the U.S., Canada and Germany. A wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd, MHI RJ Aviation Group includes MHI RJ Aviation ULC (Canada), MHI RJ Aviation Inc. (U.S.A.) and MHI RJ Aviation GmbH (Germany).

MHIRJ is seeking an Composite Technician who is smart, curious and loves the challenge of solving problems that improve people’s lives. You’ll collaborate with a fun and close-knit agile team.

In your role, you will:

Assist in the repair and/or modification of composite requirements to conform to applicable engineering drawings, Structural Repair Manuals (SRM) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) on customer aircraft. Completion of work is in accordance with applicable technical data and FAA/JAA regulations.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES (Crucial Elements)

  1. Document work performed per appropriate manuals including, but not limited to, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Structure Repair Manual (SRM), Engineering Drawings (EO’s) and Illustrated Parts Catalog (IPC)

  2. Inspect/repair parts as required

  3. Assist in performing minor structural repairs on composite components detached or attached to aircraft including, but not limited to flight controls, doors, wing tips, engine inlet and cowlings, stabilizers, radomes, aft stingers, and horizontal to vertical stabilizer close-out fairings at on-site or off-site locations

  4. Perform composite-related repair tasks in accordance with approved/accepted data consisting of, but not limited to the restoration of aramid, fiberglass, and carbon and aluminum mesh fabrics

  5. Complete assigned tasks within allocated man-hours on schedule

  6. Perform vacuum bagging

  7. Prepare all requirements for repairs according to approved/accepted data

  8. Operate a broad variety of hand/power tools in a safe and efficient manner

  9. Comply with all environmental health and safety policies and procedures included but not limited to Safety Manual Section 1225


  • You typically have at least 2 years of composite repair / modification experience

  • Additional Desired/Preferred Qualifications,

  • Airframe License

  • You have formal vocational training or equivalent

  • You have customer service / aviation work experience

  • You have basic PC skills

  • You have basic knowledge pulling maintenance manuals / IPCs from computer

  • You have basic knowledge of regulations dealing with transportation of hazardous materials

  • You have demonstrated ability to communicate in both written and verbal form on individual and / or aircraft status

  • You have demonstrated ability to interpret and work with mechanical engineering drawings

MHI RJ Aviation Group is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities to apply.

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Max. Travel:

No travel




Support Services

Work schedule:

Full Time

Job area:



Bridgeport, WV


Business Unit:

MHI Regional Jet

Company Name:

MHI RJ Aviation US