Interior Completions Crew Chief

Interior Milan, Illinois


Elliott Aviation, a leader in aircraft solutions, has an exciting opportunity for a Completions Crew Chief (Soft Goods) with our Interior Team at our 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 managing all aspects of assigned aircraft projects.

Relocation and sign-on Bonuses Avialable!

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Accept full ownership of assigned projects from pre-planning to delivery of aircraft projects
  • Manage projects by scheduling and assigning work for team members and monitoring day-to-day activities of team members for compliance and quality performance.
  • Oversee, complete, and maintain accurate & timely aircraft and project documentation
  • Inspect the seats, interior trim/panels for function, damage and quality from beginning of the project to installation to the completion.
  • Support, maintain, and comply with all environmental, health, safety, federal, OSHA, state and local regulations.
  • Assist in professional and on job training for all team members, keeping updated records of training requirements met and needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned

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
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

Other requirements include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to attain and retain AOA badge or Airport requirements
  • Cabinetry, Finish, or Paint experience preferred
  • Must possess minimum tooling required to perform duties assigned
  • Thorough knowledge of FARs 43, 91, 135, 145
  • Five plus years Aircraft seat refurbishment experience necessary
  • Previous leadership role and supervisory experience necessary

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

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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

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