Aircraft Interior Upholstery Technician

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2024-07-10 2024-07-10 USD00.00HOUR

Aircraft Interior Upholstery Technician

STS Technincal Services


- - - - Perryville, Missouri

Job type

Contract To Hire


Aircraft Interior Upholstery Technician

Job ID


West Star Aviation

Aircraft Interior Upholstery Technician Jobs

STS Technical Services is hiring Aircraft Interior Upholstery Technicians in Perryville, Missouri.

Position Summary:

As an interior upholstery technician you will be responsible for the repair, refurbishment and reinstallation of interior upholstery components on world class business aircraft.  Some of the tasks required include general upholstery on aircraft – seats, panels and other interior items. Our upholstery techs are also responsible for removal and installation of seats, disassembly, cleaning, repair and modifications of components as needed. Job duties will vary each day and are designated by the Team Leader in charge of that project.

You will be ESSENTIAL to many FUNCTIONS including:

  • Performing basic to advanced foam build ups, patterning and sewing of seat parts and other upholstery items.
  • Ability to perform minor modifications,
  • Perform daily turnover sheets
  • Maintenance and repair of shop facility, equipment and tooling
  • Basic computer skills to be able to navigate electronic training, manuals, and maintenance data bases
  • Cleanliness of shop and surroundings
  • Work independently when required
  • Effectively and clearly communicate (i.e., speak, write, read) in English
  • Any other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor or management.

Your Education:

  • A High school diploma or equivalent. A valid driver’s license approved for airline travel and/or a valid passport is ideal, but not required

Your Initiative:

  • We’re looking for team players who are self-motivated and able to perform in a fast paced environment where working under specific deadlines and time constraints will be common.

Your Sense of Responsibility:

  • Attend work every day as scheduled to include overtime and weekend assignments.
  • Notify supervisor in advance of shift starting if unable to work.
  • Must have reliable transportation to get to work each and every day.
  • Perform all work in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration guidelines.
  • Follow all company and safety rules during performance of duties.
  • Maintain customer oriented work habits.
  • Assist in major modification work as needed

Work Location

  • Perryville

Physical Requirements

  • Lifts 50 lbs.
  • Routine walking, bending and squatting or sitting.
  • Routing or repetitive physical motion with arms and hands with emphasis on grasping, feeling and finger dexterity.
  • Standing for long periods of time.
  • Climb ladders and stairs, work in small restricted areas

Mental Requirements

  • Understanding and implementation of regulations and guidelines including but not limited to OSHA, Hazmat, etc.
  • Work with others in a professional manner.
  • Read and comprehend various documents
  • Plan and organize procedures and operations


  • Work under supervision of assigned Team Leader and Interior Management
  • May be directed to supervise other technicians in some capacity.
  • Work with minimal supervision when required

Working Conditions

  • The majority of work will be performed in a hangar or shop environment
  • Work outside on the ramp on occasion
  • Varied positions in and around the aircraft.

Equipment Used

  • Personal hand tools supplied by the mechanic.
  • Electrical power tools such as sewing machines, sanders, saws, etc.
  • Computer, copy machine etc.

About STS Technical Services:

STS Technical Services is a Top 100 Staffing Firm that’s partnered with some of the largest names in the aerospace, manufacturing, defense and industrial industries.

Our professional recruitment teams put talented individuals to work at client locations all over the world, and we have hundreds of exciting career opportunities for you to explore!

If you want to speak to a Recruiting Professional directly, call 1-800-359-4787.

STS Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer.


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