Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Airbus posts first blue-collar jobs

MOBILE, Ala. -- Airbus is hiring for the first wave of hourly manufacturing jobs at its A320 final assembly line being built at Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley. Positions include aircraft structure/installation mechanics, installers for aircraft cabin furnishings and aircraft electricians. Starting pay for all of the positions is from $13 to $22 per hour plus benefits. All positions require a minimum of a high school diploma or GED and at least five years' experience in aircraft maintenance. The $600 million plant will come online in 2015 and eventually employ 1,000 workers. (Source: al.com, 02/11/14)