Textron Plating Technician in Mesa, Arizona

Plating Technician



The plating operator will follow a plating repair outlined in a traveler to meet the customer’s requirement. The plating operator must handle aircraft parts to ensure there is no damage to the parts during the plating process. The plater will have to follow the instructions in the repair to include where to mask and how to fixture the part to have a successful outcome of the plating process. The plater will first inspect the part to make sure it is run ready for the plating process and they will compete a final inspection after the plating process verifying that it meets the requirements outlined in the traveler.


  1. Careful handling of all components and parts to guard against damage or loss.

  2. Obtain general Plating Masking knowledge through Able Engineering Training Modules, on the job training, and SOPM manual.

  3. Read, comprehend and navigate through Work Instructions.

  4. Develop an understanding on how to navigate through Filemaker to include, clocking in on a job, moving a job to the next operation, and logging a job in and out of the oven.

  5. Safely work with various hand tools (exacto knife) to mask and de-mask aircraft parts.

  6. To successfully blast parts using the plastic media and aluminum oxide blast cabinets.

  7. Performs a visual inspection on the part to determine whether the part needs additional preparation prior to the masking step. Will ask a senior operator or lead for advice before continuing, if unsure whether or not the part should move to the next process step.

  8. Work with chemistry and equipment to facilitate the plating process.

  9. Adhere to all safety practices.



  • High School education or equivalent is required.


  • Relevant plating experience is preferred


  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.

  • Ability to adapt to surroundings

  • Strong communication skills

  • Critical thinking skills

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.


EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

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-Arizona-Mesa

Recruiting Company ABLE

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 271635