Senior Aviation Accessory Technician

Independence, KS 67301, USA Req #3111
Tuesday, April 9, 2024


SUMMARY:  The Senior Aviation Accessory Technician will provide technical support to the Accessory Technicians while they perform maintenance and alteration tasks on civil aviation articles in accordance with the current technical data provided in the manufacturers’ Instructions for Continued Airworthiness, Services Bulletins, service letters, Airworthiness Directives, government and industry standard practices, and other data acceptable to or approved by the FAA.




Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Provide oversight and direction to Aviation Accessory Technicians.
  • Provide training and technical support to Aviation Accessory Technicians.
  • Monitor and assist production flow of components.
  • Assemble and test all fuel controls, or governors, or other fuel, oil, and air accessories.
  • Interact with the Production Coordinator daily to schedule priorities.
  • Communicate daily needs and expectations with the Operations Manager.
  • Communicate production challenges to the Production Coordinator and to the Operations Manager.
  • Attend training courses as required.
  • Be involved with new capabilities at assembly and test.
  • Utilize hand tools daily.
  • Utilize specialty tools for precision measurements daily.
  • Read and interpret technical data and drawings.
  • Operate test equipment daily to ensure components pass function test.
  • Verify that all components are tested to the appropriate specifications to ensure airworthiness.
  • Troubleshoot components failing test to determine root cause of failure.
  • Generate data plates for components completed with use of a laser system.
  • Document maintenance records of all repair work orders performed.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • High mechanical aptitude required.
  • Flexible to changing workloads/priorities based on customer requirements.
  • Maintain an orderly and productive work environment.
  • Ability to function in fast paced environment while maintaining a high level of quality
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and data required.
  • Effectively communicate requirements and information to others.
  • 2-3 years of aviation accessories experience required.
  • Basic computer operating skills (Word, Excel).
  • The selected applicant will be subject to a background check and drug testing.

VSE is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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Let us tell you why:

Time Off: Enjoy Paid Time Off to relax and recharge.

Family Support: We offer Paid Maternity Leave and Paid Bonding Leave, along with access to our Employee Assistance Program, ensuring your family’s well-being.

Education: Pursue your educational goals with Tuition Reimbursement for Undergrad, Technical, and Graduate Programs.

Financial Security: We offer a 401(k) and Employee Stock Purchase Plan to secure your financial future.

Healthcare: Your health is essential, and we provide Health, Dental, and Vision Care.

Flexible Spending: Take advantage of HSA, FSA, and Dependent Care plans for added flexibility.

Insurance: We've got you covered with Short-Term and Long-Term disability insurance.

Competitive Salaries: Your hard work is rewarded with competitive salaries. Ready to be part of a company that values you as much as your skills and expertise?

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  • Job Family Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Independence, KS 67301, USA