Textron Test Stand Operator in Grand Prairie, Texas

Test Stand Operator


We are pioneers. We were the first to break the sound barrier and to design the first functional jetpack. We were aboard NASA’s first lunar mission and brought advanced tiltrotor systems to market. Today, we are defining the future of on-demand mobility.At Bell, we are proud to work for an iconic company with superb talent, rapidly creating novel and coveted vertical lift experiences.

Performs a variety of test operations to test and “run-in” production transmissions, gearboxes, drive shafts and other related mechanisms or systems.May be required to perform operations on production, experimental, or developmental type transmissions and components per engineering instructions.Sets up and installs such items as gear boxes, transmissions and other components on test stands and operates for break-in period.In case of malfunction, removes and/ or replaces or repairs component parts of items being tested.Periodically checks assemblies being tested working from written or verbal instructions, drawings, or specifications.Operates controls in control area to specific instructions.Sets, adjusts, and uses a wide variety of gauges, switches, controls, etc., to perform required tests.Observes and checks a variety of instruments and controls while test is in progress and may set up and maintain necessary logs, charts, and records of each test run and other pertinent data.

May be required to perform a variety of adjustments on test stands for proper functioning.

May be required to perform duties of Assembler, Gear Box when not required to perform test stand operations.

Tools & Equipment Used:

Mechanics’ hand and power tools, precision measuring instruments, lubricants, test stands and other equipment necessary to perform above work.

Don’t miss the chance to join a diverse, inclusive environment that embodies one of our core values, Lift Each Other Up. As a member of our global workforce, you will collaborate with dedicated, enthusiastic teams where differences in experiences, backgrounds and ideas combined with a strong passion for our products take us above and beyond flight.


Experience & Other Requirements:Three years in the classification of Assembler, Gear Box

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Manufacturing

Primary Location US-Texas-Grand Prairie

Recruiting Company Bell Flight

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift Second Shift

Req ID: 268349