Interior Craftsperson – Cabinet Finisher



With an average of more than 300 sunny days per year, Bombardier Business Aircraft’s service center in Tucson, Arizona, is surrounded by stunning mountain ranges and desert landscapes. Celebrating over 40 years of operations in Tucson, the service center occupies almost one million square feet of total hangar space and is the largest of Bombardier’s nine aircraft service centers. The facility services both commercial and business Bombardier aircraft. Since its inauguration in 1976, the facility has been located at Tucson International Airport, a strategic location and a key local partner. The 247,000ft² (22,947m²) Business Aircraft facility is equipped to perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, modifications, including interior modifications, avionics installations, customized exterior paint and AOG support for Bombardier Learjet, Challenger and Global aircraft. The service center has received certifications from CAAC, FAA, EASA, Argentina (military), Bermuda, Canada, Cayman Islands, Hong Kong, India, Mexico, Qatar and South Africa.

Bombardier has an exciting opportunity available for an interior craftsperson – cabinet finisher based in Tucson. In your role, you will:

  • Refurbish aircraft interior equipment and furnishings per work order or customer request. This may include items such as aircraft cabinets and card tables.
  • Perform and document all work performed per appropriate manuals and regulations as required.
  • Travel for international assignments if required.
  • Perform additional work on drop-ins and planned maintenance within the facility during slow periods of unplanned work if required.


As our ideal candidate,

  • You typically have five years’ interiors experience (i.e. previous wood finish and soft goods experience – auto, RV, boat, etc.).
  • You demonstrate mechanical aptitude.
  • You demonstrate the ability to interpret and work with mechanical engineering drawings.
  • You have basic PC skills.
  • You demonstrate the ability to communicate in both written and verbal form on individual and/or aircraft status.
  • You have experience interpreting engineering drawings.
  • You demonstrate the ability to break down cabinets, remove hardware, inlay, etc.
  • You demonstrate the ability to strip finish utilizing heat and scraper.
  • You have experience with sanding and prepping raw veneer and hardwood for finish including touching up defects in veneer.
  • You have the ability to mix, match and apply stains and paints on new veneers.
  • You have knowledge on spraying polyester base coats and urethane top coats.
  • You have experience with aircraft touch-up.
  • You demonstrate the ability to mask and unmask components for the finish process.

Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, national or local laws.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Please continue to monitor our website and apply for additional positions for which you are qualified and may be of interest to you.

Reference: (CTH)-TUC00994

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About Author


Izzy has been part of the Business Jet Interiors International team since its second issue, and the editor since 2011. She also edits Auditoria and Railway Interiors International. Outside of work, Izzy is rediscovering her love of art by learning how to paint with watercolors.