Experienced Manufacturing Technician (Tech II-III) ALL Shifts – $20-$30.00/Hour – $2000+ Sign on Bonus – New Differential

Cirrus Aircraft

Grand Forks, ND

Production Technician - Up to $30.00 Per hour DOE (depending on experience) and shift

Comparable manufacturing, assembly, aircraft maintenance considered as experience.

Night shift differential 10% of base wage, increases to 11% after one year of employment.

Weekend shift differential 12% of base wage,  increases to 13% after one year of employment.

Cirrus Aircraft’s Mission is to deliver an aviation experience that is the pinnacle of innovation, quality, and safety to our customers. Cirrus Aircraft is the recognized global leader in personal aviation and the maker of the best-selling SR Series piston aircraft and the Vision Jet™, the world’s first single engine Personal Jet and recipient of the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy. Founded in 1984, the company has redefined performance, comfort and safety in aviation with innovations like the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System® (CAPS®) – the first FAA-certified whole-airframe parachute safety system included as standard equipment on an aircraft. To date, worldwide flight time on Cirrus aircraft has passed nine million hours and over 170 people have returned home safely to their families as a result of the inclusion of CAPS® as a standard feature on all Cirrus aircraft. Find out more at cirrusaircraft.com.

Cirrus offers a competitive benefits package and is dedicated to the advancement of general aviation. The Cirrus Flying Club offers employees and their family members the unique opportunity to obtain their private pilot’s license in the comfort of a Cirrus or rent a Cirrus for an impromptu adventure at a greatly reduced rate.  We are committed to investing in the future of our employees and company by offering professional development and career progression opportunities and we engage employees by offering several employee and family events throughout the year, as well as the opportunity to take part in activity clubs and community events.

Job Summary: 

Cirrus of Grand Forks is looking for Manufacturing Technicians. The Cirrus Facility in Grand Forks produces composite "fiberglass" parts such as Wings, Fuselages, Horizontals, and their accompanying parts for the Cirrus SR20, SR22 piston airplane, and the SF50 Vision Jet. Cirrus is committed to your success. Our comprehensive training program, Cirrus University, will provide you with the hands on training and mentoring you will need to be successful in our Manufacturing environment.

Job Duties:

Job duties can include multiple fabrication responsibilities including; hand fabrication of composite parts, tooling preparation and maintenance, cutting and trimming of various manufacturing materials, oven operation, and many more manufacturing processes.

  • Inspecting and installing aircraft components, sub-assemblies, and composite parts.
  • Following engineering drawings and specifications to install, connect, or bond aircraft parts using adhesives, rivets, or threaded fasteners.
  • Ensures fit, clearance, alignment, and functional performance complies with design requirements.
  • Preparing and using fixtures to aid in locating, bonding, or drilling aircraft parts.
  • Routing wire harnesses in accordance with specifications.


  • 3+ years of relevant manufacturing experience required.
  • Mechanically inclined background is required.
  • Must be able to follow and complete work instructions properly.
  • Must be able to wear a respirator and other personal protective equipment.
  • Must be able to lift varying weight repeatedly.
  • Must be able to stand for up to 10 hours in a day.


High School Diploma or GED required.

This opportunity is located in Grand Forks, North Dakota. As our main sub-assembly composite facility, our Grand Forks location is essential to the development of every Cirrus aircraft. Home to the University of North Dakota and the state’s third largest city, this unique town offers small town charm with an inviting community, centered on hospitality and grand possibilities. Activities in town expand across all four seasons, with abundant city parks, local fishing, collegiate sports, superb arts and theatre, excellent restaurants and several community events and festivals.

Cirrus is dedicated to a drug free work environment promoting equal employment opportunity.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, color, age, disability, religion, pregnancy, veteran status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, receipt of public assistance, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.