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Upholstery Technician posted 4/8/2024 Ref No. 2130037399

Equipment: Heavy
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Tools Required

Job Duties

  • Build high quality seats starting with a frame, utilizing upholstery techniques to ensure foam distribution is proportionate for individual customer specifications which may include a first article inspection.
  • Selects and shapes foam to contours and specifications prescribed on the blueprints and per customer approved design center conceptual drawings. Performs minor modifications to seats and accessories.
  • Prepares seats for upholstering by stripping all foam and covers using various hand tools according to the facility's approved procedures. Cleans glue off panels and strips materials from parts.
  • Sews, modifies and installs seat covers, curtains, and miscellaneous items using sewing machine, glue gun and other hand tools.
  • Designs seat patterns according to customer and designer specifications.
  • May also disassemble, troubleshoot, repair, recover and reassemble upholstered seats, panels and/or trim pieces.
  • Prepares miscellaneous seat parts and accessories for paint. Performs advanced troubleshooting of seat assemblies and repairs.
  • Assists with training team members to develop job knowledge and improve performance.
  • Prepares, researches, and signs off various documents for record keeping purposes as required by the facility's approved procedures, manufacturers' maintenance manuals, and FAA regulations, i.e. turnovers, removal sheets, flammability testing, W.O. Sheets, crew assignment, personal training log, and other work order related documents supporting the review squawks and expected hours.
  • Interpret material specs and engineering drawings to ensure upholstered components meet the design spec, quality standards and customer expectations.

Job Qualifications

  •  High School Diploma, or GED. Trade schooling related to upholstery or other relevant courses a plus.
  • Advanced knowledge of the Upholstery process as it specifically relates to the corporate aviation industry, in a completions environment.
  • 6 years Upholstery experience, preferably in the corporate aviation completion environment or other high end industry such as yachts, luxury motor coaches, etc.
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and engineering documentation.

Facility Description


As an employee of Strom Aviation, you will receive benefits including holiday pay, longevity pay, access to a 401K program and insurance coverage (medical, dental, life, disability).  We offer travel pay, bonuses, and other incentives for some positions as well.  A referral is the best compliment we can get, and Strom Aviation offers 2 different referral programs for our employees.                 


Our recruiters strive to connect qualified individuals with opportunities. With hundreds of jobs across the nation, Strom offers opportunities no matter where you are. 


**Please check with recruiter to see if you qualify for per diem, travel pay, or numerous bonuses. These items vary by job.

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