Airbus Americas is looking to fill the initial manufacturing
positions for its Mobile, Ala., plant in a program that could
include on-the-job training in Europe or China.
France-based aircraft builder said it has launched the "first
wave" of hiring for its first U.S. assembly facility. The
plant, which will build the companys A320 single-aisle
airliner, is slated to open in 2015.
for the positions, which include mechanics and installers, will
participate in a two-week state-sponsored training program and
then have the opportunity to start on-the-job training at
Airbus plants in Toulouse, Hamburg and possibly Tianjin, China,
according to Airbus.
Starting pay rates for the positions range from $13 to $22
per hour, plus benefits.