Responsibilities for this Position

The dream of flying has always been a human fascination, evoking emotions and the sense of freedom. Modern business aviation attracts people who share that passion. People from all over the world converge at Jet Aviation, creating a unique cultural mix. They combine their competencies and skills with one common mission: to serve our customers best!
We continuously challenge and develop our employees, for they are our most valuable asset. Jet Aviation as an international company offers numerous possibilities for development and opens reams of professional perspectives.

In order to reinforce the team in Basel we are currently recruiting for a

Workshop Technician - Composite Shop

Our Composite Shop creates lightweight composite parts and assemblies that is as functional. Our staff has been highly trained in the fine arts of fiber glass laminating and Polycarbonate parts manufacturing and has the advanced skills to do work such as building Showers units, Air-conditioning pipes, lavatories sinks and Bidet, Insert glasses storage racks and many other complex parts designs. Our Composite Technician staff performs repairs on Aircraft composite components in accordance with OEM requirements.

It is important to us that the details of your work are exactly the way our customers want them. In order to achieve that high level of customization, repair and quality, we do much of the work by hand.You will work in our State of the Art Composite Shop and start manufacturing parts from the 3D model to the final exquisite composite assembly.


  • Design & manufacture all specific and complex molds necessary to produce composite parts
  • Manufactures all specific and complex composite partswith a standard level of safety, quality, detail and productivity
  • Manufactures polycarbonate parts and assemblies
  • Modifies existing Air duct pipes in accordance with Engineering data
  • Performs repairs and modification under supervision
  • Supports Senior Composite Technicians to develop and implement process improvements
  • Trains Composite Technicians and monitors their work
  • Manufactures & assembles Shower Assemblies
  • Assists team members to enhance techniques of quality workmanship
  • Supports Senior Composite and Cabinet Technicians to develop and implement process improvements
  • Performs other related duties as required or assigned
  • Must be able to use vacuum bagging techniques for curved parts and difficult shapes
  • Responsible for own work quality and timely completion and performance.
  • Supports continuous improvement action tasks
  • Can perform Installation in A/C under Supervision
  • Demonstrates capability to learn other disciplines and skills


  • Knowledge in reading and understanding 3D Models files & 2D manufacturing drawing and assemblies.
  • Handles aerospace composite materials and uses appropriate tools.
  • Should be familiar with the oven techniques and able to monitor cure cycle.
  • Able to perform all composite technician requirements on production part 21G
  • Experience in Similar aviation business
  • Reached Technician Level 1 and some of Technician Level 2
  • Composite technician education
  • Or Basic Cabinet Maker diploma & equivalent with 5 minimum of years of Composite technician level 1
  • Good English skills, German and French would be an advantage

If you are interested in a multicultural, challenging and innovative working environment and your profile matches our requirements, we are looking forward to receiving your online application (cover letter, CV).

Jet Aviation AG



General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

Who We Are Looking For 

General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

Should I Apply?

At General Dynamics, our employees are the heart of our company. We rely on their dedication to excellence and their intimate knowledge of customer requirements to meet the needs of customers around the globe, day in and day out. Our employees' unique blend of skill, innovation and agility drives our continued success, and we take our responsibility to them seriously. If you are a military veteran or military spouse ready to advance your career, view our available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

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