Fortner Engineering
  • Glendale, CA, USA
  • Full Time

Fortner Engineering - The Wencor Group


Job Title: Assembly Repair


Department: Operations


Reports to: Department Manager

Fortner Engineering is an FAA Certified Repair Stations specializing in the hydraulic component maintenance requirement airlines, repair stations, OEM's and distributors worldwide. With nearly 60 years of industry experience our company has established itself as a leader in aviation.  Through decades of experience, Fortner Engineering has developed a broad range of repair capabilities for all commercial aircraft types. 

A key component of this position is to improve work flow, implementing standard work and instill continuous improvement through problem solving methodology. Participation and cooperation with and in corporate strategic programs and other Wencor businesses.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Repairs and/or assembles small aircraft components that require precise placement.
  • Orders parts for repairs and assemblies.
  • Documents repairs and assembly work.
  • Uses hand tools and shop power tools.
  • Reads blueprints.
  • Performs testing and interprets results
  • Assemble more complex components that require precise placement
  • Read and interpret drawings and blueprints with GD&T requirements.
  • Design and make simple tooling to facilitate in the assembly of parts.
  • Look for process improvements
  • Assist Assembly Supervisor as required
  • Issuance of FAA release documentation pertinent to all items released to service by the Repair Station.
  • Inspection continuity, documentation, and final inspection of all items processed by the Repair Station.
  • Identifying, controlling, and segregating maintenance items in a serviceable or unserviceable state.
  • Maintaining traceability on all parts and materials.  

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Must have the Federal Aviation Regulation Part 65, Subpart E (Be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language).

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, talk or hear, and lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; lift up to 10 pounds; and work in moderate levels of noise.
  • Has clear vision at 20 inches or less


Education Requirements:Associates degree and a minimum of 5 7 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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