Upholstery and Trim Technician
Broomfield, CO Fabrication
Job Type

Pilatus is hiring an Upholstery and Trim Technician to join our aircraft completions team in Broomfield, CO. For this role, you will fabricate, assemble, and sew top-of-the-line materials and soft-goods to construct the customized interior furnishings that go into our market-leading business aircraft, the PC-12 NGX single-engine turboprop and the PC-24 Super Versatile Jet. As a Swiss company, we take great pride in creating the highest quality aircraft, and focus intensely on precision, craftsmanship, and ultimately customer satisfaction. If you have a keen attention to detail, you will be right at home with a team of artisans who help bring our customers' dreams to life. Take your career to the next level by joining Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd! 

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Performs incoming inspections of materials including fabric, foam, leather, ultra-leather, and vinyl 
  • Measures, marks, and cuts materials to drawings and work instructions
  • Bonds materials using various processes and adhesives
  • Applies and finish wraps materials to composite and kydex interior panels
  • Sews leather and other finish materials prior to application 
  • Maintains labor tracking and job card/task sign-offs within ERP/MRP system
  • Follows safety policies and uses required personal protective equipment in accordance with company and government regulations and guidelines

Other Duties/Responsibilities

  • Works with Leads and higher skilled technicians to develop and refine skills and techniques
  • Performs all assigned tasks in accordance with Pilatus quality standards
  • Fabricates aircraft carpet using cutting, binding, and serging machines
  • Maintains a clean, safe, and healthy work area
  • Assists coworkers and other departments to successfully perform job tasks when needed
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by Lead or Manager


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Two (2) years related trade school or vocational degree preferred
  • Demonstrated craftsman-level abilities and quality, and a minimum of two (2) years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to use hand tools, adhesive spray gun, industrial sewing machine, and/or other specialized equipment 
  • Ability to use measuring tools and perform basic math computations
  • Ability to read, understand, and adhere to engineering drawings, tech specs, and other relevant documents
  • Eye for precision and attention to details
  • Able work in restricted spaces, and lift up to 40 pounds
  • Regular, reliable attendance required, and willingness to work overtime and other shifts as needed
  • Proficiency in general computer use and MS Office software, including Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English
  • Must qualify as a U.S. person in compliance with ITAR 22 CFR 120.15

What We Offer

  • 11 paid holidays a year, plus 15 days of paid vacation time, and 6 days of paid sick/personal time to start with an increase to 20 days of paid vacation time after 5 years with Pilatus
  • 90% of medical, dental, and vision premiums paid for single coverage and 80% for family coverage, averaging $9,600 annually
  • Monthly health savings account (HSA) contributions totaling $2,250 for single coverage and $3,000 for family coverage annually
  • 401(k) retirement plan matching up to 6%
  • Life and long-term disability insurance premiums paid in full
  • Tuition assistance available annually after the first year

The salary range for this position is $21.90 - 30.65 per hour depending on experience. Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data. 

Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd was founded in Broomfield, Colorado in 1996. Pilatus’ new 118,000 square foot facility is custom-designed to conduct aircraft interior and exterior completions for all PC-12 NGX and PC-24 aircraft delivering to North and South America. This new completions center consolidates the operations 

Pilatus has performed at the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport for over 20 years.  

With over 2,000 employees and about 120 apprentices at its headquarters in Stans, Switzerland and completion center in Broomfield, Colorado, the Pilatus family unites people from over 40 countries. We offer a secure, innovative, international, and sustainable work environment. Courage, vision, and outstanding performance have made us a strong company. Our culture is shaped by a high level of quality awareness, close customer relationships, and a high degree of employee commitment. 

Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

To submit a paper application, please mail your resume to 12300 Pilatus Way, Broomfield, CO 80021 Attention: Human Resources. No walk-ins please.  If personalized assistance is needed to complete an online application for this position, please email employment.us@pilatus-aircraft.com with your request.

Salary Description
$21.90 - 30.65 / Hour