Interiors Mechanic

at ALOFT AeroArchitects in Georgetown, Delaware, United States

Job Description


The position requires the ability to remove and install interior components to ensure efficient production and flow of work on the aircraft, while achieving the highest quality work possible, and under minimal to no supervision.



  • Accomplish tasks using work methods and procedures, strictly in accordance with engineering drawings, manufacturer’s specifications, Process Standards and Airplane Maintenance Manuals.
  • Read drawings and related data needed to perform removal and installation tasks.
  • Accomplish assigned tasks properly and efficiently.
  • Perform tasks in a manner that achieves the highest quality workmanship.
  • Perform all tasks associated with the removal and installation of seats, bulkheads, galleys, lavatories, window panels, headliners, side walls, bag bins, and misc. interior items.
  • Understanding of aircraft water systems, oxygen systems, wire harness connectors, and their relationship to interior removals and installation.
  • Proper use of warning caps and plugs protecting disturbed systems.
  • Complete documentation and tasks associated with interior removals; Identification tags, removal weight log, hardware bags, warning tags, and protection of parts for storage.
  • Apply protective covering to components upon installation.
  • Knowledge of basic aircraft stringer and frame station layout.
  • Tasks associated with Formica, Tedlar, wood laminate, hardwood, carpet, and fabric recovering of interior components.
  • Application of interior finishes including paint, stain, sealer, clear coat, and final detailing of components.
  • Installation of floor coverings to include Mylar, vinyl padding, and carpets.
  • Composite and honeycomb repairs. De-lamination repairs.
  • Identify types of fiberglass and resins, installation of inserts, and structure hard point attachments.
  • Application of adhesives, sealants, resins, fillers, and potting compounds.
  • General knowledge related to upholstery tasks, material layout and patterns, and use of sewing and surge machines.
  • Identify materials and hardware associated with job assignments.
  • Usage of component, maintenance and standard repair manuals.
  • Knowledge of interior sheet metal provisions and attach points that support component installs.
  • Installation of structure provisions to support interior component install.
  • Proper use of job related hand tools to accomplish interior removals and installation.
  • Proper use of shop equipment to support component recovering and modifications.
  • Installation of Cabin Comfort Insulation Kits.
  • Final detailing of interior.
  • Assure all paperwork requirements are kept current with job progress.
  • Ability to fill in for a Lead if required.
  • Maintain and record accurate time accounting records in CIMA; verify subordinates’ reporting.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment in accordance with company standards.
  • Complete initial / recurrent training requirements in a timely manner.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


  • Read, write and understand the English language. 
  • Read, analyze, and interpret complex regulatory documents, technical documents, engineering drawings, regulations, procedures and manuals.  


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Exerting/lifting up to 50 lbs. occasionally and/or 25 lbs. frequently.
  • Use of hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate precision tools / measuring equipment.
  • Ability to maneuver in and out of and work in tight cramped areas; motions may include standing, sitting, kneeling and working overhead. 
  • This position may require specific vision abilities including close / far vision and color distinction.
  • Ability to climb ladders, aircraft maintenance stands; operate boom lifts.  


The following work environment and characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

  • Standard office environments. 
  • Exposure to noise, smells, dust and fumes typically associated in an aviation environment.
  • Regular use of sharp cutting tools, heating elements, chemicals, sealants and solvents.
  • Close proximity to several industrial hazards including electrical, mechanical and chemical.
  • Occasional work at heights upwards to 60 feet.  


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Job Posting: 844974

Posted On: Sep 16, 2021

Updated On: Sep 16, 2021