Aircraft Upholstery Technicians

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Aircraft Upholstery Technicians


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Aircraft Maintenance Jobs

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STS Technical Services

Aircraft Upholstery Technician Jobs

STS Technical Services is hiring Aircraft Upholstery Technicians in Titusville, Florida. 

Position Overview:

Upholsters parts according to work orders and engineering drawings.

Responsible for foam build up, pattern making, cutting seat coverings, sewing using multiple types of stitching, seat cover sacking, cutting and surging.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Measure, cut, and sew fabrics and leathers utilizing areas of the leather hides for the best finish results.
  • Cut, bond and assemble seat cushion foam to final design and style.
  • Design and fabricate quality patterns for upholstery and foam build for VIP aircraft seating.
  • Operate sewing machine to seam cushions and join various sections of covering material.
  • Fit, install, and secure material on work piece, using hand tools, power tools, glue, cement, and staples.
  • Adjust and replace webbing, padding, and springs and secure them in place.
  • Read Engineering drawings, apply knowledge and experience with materials to determine type and quantities of material that will be required for each project.
  • Draw cutting lines on material following pattern, templates, sketches and blueprints, using chalk, pencil, paint, and other method.
  • Identify areas of potential problems in the upholstery and bring a solution.
  • Mentor and train lesser skilled technicians and monitor their work to ensure they complete assigned tasks in accordance with required levels of safety, quality, and productivity.


  • Generally 0-2 or more years of experience in area of responsibility.
  • Basic Skills to perform basic tasks within the Technical Area assigned to in area of responsibility.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Assignments require Basic Knowledge beyond the assigned work.
  • Demonstrates correct understanding of routine aspects of work.
  • Performs basic, less complex and routine Assignments.
  • Assists Journeyman Level or Higher Technicians on moderately complex technical assignments.
  • Organized and detailed oriented.
  • Ability to lift 35-55 lbs consistently during 8-10 hour shifts.


  •   High School

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Organized and detailed oriented.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and engineering documentation
  • Ability to use measuring tools and perform basic math computations.
  • Able to climb ladders and stairs, work in small restricted areas, lift up to 40 pounds and work any shift.
  • .Must be computer literate. High school diploma or GED.
  • Two (2) years’ experience using commercial sewing machines, sergers and hand tools.
  • Experience in aerospace industry preferred.

Working Conditions / Environment/ Special Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a safe professional manner adhering to all regulatory requirements including, OSHA, EPA, State and Federal regulations.

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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