Prototype Fabricator

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Prototype Fabricator

Wichita, Kansas Contract Job ID: 2310161093
Estimated Duration: 12 months



PDS is looking for a Prototype Fabricator in Wichita, KS:

In your role, you will:

  • Adhere to Bombardier General Work Requirements
  • Perform final assembly on experimental equipment and tire build-up for flight test designated aircraft
  • Modify flight test aircraft components per engineering requirements
  • Assist in working with production to build or assemble first and any designated aircraft and experimental/production equipment
  • Perform minor fabrication and modification of production aircraft parts in accordance with developmental and/or engineering specifications
  • Fabricate and modify experimental aircraft parts in accordance with experimental engineering specifications
  • Maintain records of changes, inspections and control tire history in tire shop and fabrication shop
  • Assist engineering with revising functional test procedures as required
  • Set-up fixtures to perform static tests, fatigue tests, pressure tests, bird strikes, and assemble aircraft sections for testing as required
  • Prepare aircraft test components and systems for testing
  • Perform nondestructive/destructive testing, including but not limited to, cycle tests and ultimate load tests
  • Assist with aircraft mock-up in accordance with various flight test configurations
  • May perform aircraft testing at offsite locations in support of other divisions and customers needs
  • Inspect, maintain, and/or repair ground support equipment as required
  • Assist with installation of experimental parts on various aircraft as required
  • Order parts and materials required for mock-up, assembly and installations per experimental engineering drawings


As our ideal candidate,

  • You have 5-7 years aircraft fabrication and/or tooling or jig building experience        
  • You have the ability to read aircraft blueprints
  • You have working knowledge of drafting and lofting
  • You have an Airframe Certificate (preferred)
  • You have a Blueprint II Certificate (preferred)
  • You have a Broderson Crane Certification (preferred)
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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