Interior Install Technician

Interior Milan, Illinois


Elliott Aviation, a leader in aircraft solutions, has an exciting opportunity for an Interior Install Technician at their corporate headquarters in Moline, IL.  Since 1936, Elliott Aviation has been a world-class provider of comprehensive and customer-focused solutions for business aviation.  Our vision, building partnerships that last, applies to our employees as well as our customers.

This hands-on position is responsible for fabricating and refurbishing aircraft interior furnishings.

Responsibilities of this position include: 

  • Performs basic stripping operations of coverings from existing interior panels and re-cover with new materials
  • Repair damaged interior panels as directed
  • Removal and installation of aircraft interior components
  • Assists in aircraft detailing and cleaning
  • Work with leather and fabrics to refurbish aircraft seating to high quality levels
  • Assists in patterning, cutting, sewing, and trimming upholstery fabrics for drapery, divans, chairs, headliners, side panels, containers, and engine and propeller covers
  • Documents all work accomplished in a clear, concise, and accurate manner
  • Works with team in order to complete established goals

Top candidates will possess: 

  • Willingness to work on a team with both experienced technicians and mentor junior technicians with a calm demeanor
  • Ability to communicate well in straightforward situations
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Excellent workmanship aptitude and a desire to initiate improvements

Other requirements include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to attain and retain AOA badge or Airport requirements
  • Experience sewing and pattern-making preferred
  • Experienced in foam/buildup/evaluation/disassembly and assembly of seating components preferred

Benefits of living in the Quad Cities:

  • Moline, IL is located in the Quad Cities, a dynamic family of communities on the Mississippi River where the river bends to run directly from east to west.
  • This bi-state (IA/IL), multi-city region is the largest metropolitan area between St. Louis and Minneapolis on the upper Mississippi River.
  • At 16% below the national average cost of living, the Quad Cities has been included in the top 4 Most Affordable Places to Live in the US 3 years running.
  • Our facility shares a runway with the Quad Cities International Airport, giving our worldwide customers access to our state-of-the-art facilities.
  • Veterans relocating to Iowa may be eligible for up to $8,250 in relocation incentives through Home Base Iowa

 Learn more about the Quad Cities:

Benefits & Perks

Elliott Aviation takes pride in offering a competitive and comprehensive benefit package to its employees to ensure our team is well cared for. Benefits begin the first day of employment!

  • Sign-on Bonus and relocation bonus potential
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance- Significant cost are contributed by Elliott Aviation as part of our commitment to providing a comprehensive benefit program. Plus, you can earn lower rates through our wellness program.
  • RXnGo Pharmacy benefit – Generic prescription coverage at zero cost to the employee
  • Time Off – You will receive 8 paid holidays and paid vacation.
  • Relocation Assistance Provided for most of our positions
  • 401(k) – Company Match
  • Company Sponsored short-time and long-term disability as well as life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – Confidential consultation and resources services 24/7
  • Training and Education- On average, Elliott Aviation invests upwards of $3,000 per team member on development of technical skills as well as soft and leadership skills