Airbus Americas
  • 14-Jun-2021 to 04-Aug-2021 (EST)
  • AA10405010 - Mobile Engineering
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • Market Competitive hourly rate
  • Hourly
  • Contract

As a contract role, benefits will be offered by the third party agency this individual is employed by.

Airbus is an international pioneer in the aerospace industry. We are a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions to customers on a global scale. We aim for a better-connected, safer and more prosperous world.

A commercial aircraft manufacturer, with Space and Defence as well as Helicopters Divisions, Airbus is the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe and a worldwide leader.

Airbus has built on its strong European heritage to become truly international with roughly 180 locations and 12,000 direct suppliers globally. The company has aircraft and helicopter final assembly lines across Asia, Europe and the Americas, and has achieved a more than sixfold order book increase since 2000.

Position Summary:

The Retrofit Solution Engineer (RSE) applies ample knowledge of principles, concepts, industry practices and standards to deliver high quality engineering and certification solutions of Aircraft Cabin modification and associated systems and structures.

Job Duties:

Project Management

  • Responsible for developing aircraft modifications per project plan.
  • Contribute to project enablers and the associated Key Performance Indicators (KPI's).
  • Responsible to manage all stakeholders and engineering deliverables per project.
  • Responsible to manage subcontractors and associated cost and delivery.
  • Communicate effectively with other organizations, internally and externally at suppliers and customers.


  • Responsible to develop the retrofit solutions global architecture.
  • Responsible for retrofit engineering drawings with a focus on speed, quality, and cost.
  • Responsible to determine the kits needed to support the retrofit design.


  • Responsible for developing the aircraft certification plan.
  • Supports the certification process as required.

Embodiment Support

  • Supports onsite modification team as required including direct onsite support at customer or MRO facility.
  • Responsible to answer/resolve queries during and after work instruction and kit delivery.

Experience / Skills / Training:

  • Minimum of 5 years in aviation or 3 years in aircraft modification experience, specifically narrow body aircraft cabin (Airbus aircraft experience desired).
  • Must have strong project engineering experience.
  • Ability to write reports, technical memorandums, interface agreements, work statements and requirements documents using good technical English.
  • Ability to effectively present information to customers, both internal & external.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of Python or other programming language (desired)

Education / Special Qualifications:

BS Engineering Degree required

This position is a temporary (contract) position with no specific time period but could be extended or shortened as needed. Contractors are employed by a 3rd party vendor and placed on assignment to Airbus in America.

Airbus in America provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status. In addition to federal law requirements, Airbus in America complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, demotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits and training.

Airbus in America expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status. Improper interference with the ability of Airbus' employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a matter of policy, Airbus does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified. Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered.

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