Current Employment Opportunities 

 

We are having a great 2019, and would like to add staff to our exceptional team.  To be successful with our company, you'll need to be:

  • Team oriented with a positive attitude
  • A problem solver with good common sense

  • Reliable with a solid work ethic

  • A craftsman who takes pride in their work

Many of our positions also require people who are mechanically inclined and detail oriented, and experienced in using hand tools and basic shop equipment.

If you are a qualified candidate and would like to apply for one of the job openings listed here, please submit the application below, or email your resume and cover letter to us at flywaco - at - wacoclassic.com.  

 

NO PHONE CALLS OR WALK-IN'S WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Please note that local candidates are preferred.

AIRCRAFT MECHANIC

Licensed A&P wanted to work on our unique biplanes, as well as general aviation aircraft.

WACO Aircraft produces the WACO YMF-5 and the Great Lakes 2T-1A-2 biplanes.  Our company is growing, and we are looking for a reliable aircraft mechanic to join our service division, Centennial Aircraft Services. 

 

At Centennial, you’ll have the chance to work on a variety of interesting aircraft, including the WACO’s that we build.  This position can be full or part-time, M-F, with some flexibility in the hours. 

What you'll be doing:

 

  • Correctly and efficiently complete assigned service, maintenance, and repair work

  • Troubleshoot problems, perform corrective actions including repair and replacement of component

  • Accurately records actions and maintenance performed on aircraft, engine and component records, forms and other applicable documentation as required

  • Other duties as assigned

What we're looking for:

  • Piston experience preferred

  • Able to demonstrate analytical thinking

  • Positive attitude, with a team player mentality

  • Good common sense and problem solving skills

 

You must be a licensed A&P mechanic.  You’ll need your own tools, and must be able to pass a drug test.

NO PHONE CALLS OR WALK-IN APPLICANTS PLEASE.  Please email your resume or submit the application below.

TIG WELDER

WACO would like to add an experienced TIG welder who is able to weld aluminum, steel, and stainless steel.  Familiarity with metalworking shop tools are a must, as well as blueprint reading and measuring equipment.

 

The successful candidate for this position will have:

  • Previous experience with TIG welding

  • A good eye for detail, and pride in crafstmanship

  • A great attitude, with a team player mentality

  • A solid work history with proven reliability

 

You'll need your own welding helmet and other basic tools. Specialty tools will be supplied. A welding test will be required before an offer of employment is made.   ​

NO PHONE CALLS OR WALK-IN APPLICANTS PLEASE.  Please email your resume or submit the application below to express your interest.

AIRCRAFT SALES

 

We've got a unique opportunity for an individual interested in working in aircraft sales.

 

You must currently possess a private pilot license and be tailwheel competent to be considered for this position.  Previous experience in aviation, especially aircraft sales, is a plus.

You’ll need a strong work ethic and drive to succeed, be outgoing, have excellent organizational skills, be able to manage details, and have a great team attitude.  You’ll need to be proactive and able to work independently.

You will be communicating with our customers and potential customer.  It is very important that you have exceptional verbal and written skills, including grammar and spelling, and can write well-thought-out emails.  Good interpersonal skills are vital.

Some of the things you’ll be doing include:

  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with current and new customers.

  • Maintaining a database of potential buyers, and tracking sales status.

  • Coordinating sales efforts with our marketing staff.

  • Following up on inquiries and qualifying buyers.

  • Preparing sales/information packages.

  • Giving demo flights to potential buyers.

  • Preparing aircraft spec sheets and quotes, and ensuring the specifications are communicated to the production staff when sales are made.

  • Preparing sales contracts.

  • Attending air shows and industry events.

  • Remaining informed of trends and news in aviation.

  • Developing knowledge of WACO Aircraft, its departments and processes, and the unique strengths of the company.

  • Representing WACO Aircraft to the public in a positive, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable  manner.

This person will work out of our facility in Battle Creek, MI.

If this sounds like a perfect fit for you, we’d love to hear from you. 

NO PHONE CALLS OR WALK-IN APPLICANTS PLEASE.  Please email yourcover letter and resume to flywaco-at-wacoaircraft.com, or submit the application below to express your interest.

AIRCRAFT CONSTRUCTION SPECIALIST

 

Our aircraft are carefully and skillfully built by hand, one at a time.  We are currently looking to add a person to work in our primary and final assembly departments.

This work involves custom construction of aircraft parts, as well as building the individual aircraft.  Experience in aviation is preferred, with sheet metal or construction experience also helpful.

The successful candidate will be

·         Mechanically inclined

·         Experienced in using hand tools and basic shop equipment

·         Team oriented with a positive attitude

·         Problem solver with good common sense

·         Reliable with a solid work ethic         

 

If you've got a background in modeling, RC aircraft or other related detailed work, this may be a good fit for you.

NO PHONE CALLS OR WALK-IN APPLICANTS PLEASE.  Please email your resume or submit the application below to express your interest.

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