Daher Kodiak Aircraft Assembler II

Kodiak Aircraft Company

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Sandpoint, ID

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:


This position has a $1,000.00 Sign-On Bonus. Looking for experienced Aircraft Assemblers. Competitive Wages and Benefits.


Performs functions throughout the production line, such as, assembling, fastening and installing parts on or for the aircraft. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned):

  • Read and interpret engineering drawings, illustrations, work instructions, and specifications to determine layouts, sequences of operations, identities and relationships of parts.
  • Assemble, install, and connect parts, fittings, and assemblies on aircraft, using both hand and power tools to install fasteners and fittings.
  • Inspect and test installed units, parts, systems, and assemblies for fit, alignment, performance, defects, and compliance with requirements, using measuring instruments and test equipment.
  • Perform installation or assembly duties such as-aircraft electrical, aircraft plumbing, advanced aircraft fabrication, rigging flight controls, and/or preparing and installing class one fasteners.
  • Assist with the assembly of major structures, and installs subassemblies such as bulkheads, fuselage panels, rudders, flaps and elevators.
  • Performs basic rework tasks described in PS4011 and PS5111.


Subassembly: Frequently required to use both hands to rivet and buck.

Stages 1, 2 & Floor Cell: Occasionally required to lift and/or move over 100 pounds; regularly required to use both hands to rivet and hold bucking bar, often in tight places.

Stage 3: Frequently required to rivet and buck; occasionally required to work on the aircraft with a harness.

Wings/Struts/Spars, Tail/Elevators/Rudder and Aileron/ Flaps: Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds; regularly required to use both hands to rivet and buck.

Stages 4 & 7: Occasionally required to use both hands to rivet and buck.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  

· None



  • Experience interpreting aircraft engineering drawings.
  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Proficient use of hand and power tools applicable to Kodiak Aircraft assembly. 
  • Familiar with MS Office Suite and a modern Web browser.
  • Minimum 1-year experience and understanding of general aspects of general aviation manufacturing.
  • Able to master the required minimum number and type of assembly work as defined in the current Assembler Career Ladder policy.


Daher Aerospace, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. Daher strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

Daher complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.

Daher Company participates in E-verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. 

If you need assistance or unable to use our online application process due to a disability, please contact the Human Resource Department by phone at (208)263-1111.