Flight Fabrication & Machining Supervisor

Website Tlingit Haida Tribal Business Corporation



KIRA Aerospace

Job Title:

Flight Fabrication & Machining Supervisor

Job Location:

NASA Goddard, Greenbelt, MD

Labor Category:

Full-Time / Exempt

Clearance Requirement:


Travel Requirement:

Up to 25%


$130,000 – $155,000 DOE


Tlingit Haida Tribal Business Corporation (THTBC) is a family of 8(a), HUBZone, SDB, and other companies wholly- owned by the largest tribe in Alaska. Each of its wholly-owned 30+ subsidiaries are uniquely qualified to deliver value to its customers and teaming partners. For over 30 years, THTBC has operated as a trusted US Federal contractor throughout the US and worldwide. THTBC delivers outstanding service with innovative, low-cost contract solutions to all its public and private sector customers worldwide.  


Scope of Work:  The Environmental Test and Integration Services (ETIS) Team is seeking a Supervisor of Flight Fabrication and Machining with the responsibility of supervising a team of approximately 20 individuals within the ETIS contract. The Flight Fabrication and Machining departments provide engineering technician support for aerospace applications. These applications include multi-axis high-speed machining, cable harnessing, and thermal blanket manufacturing.  



  • Direct NASA customer interface to ensure quality of services and problem resolution. Develop relationships with customers.
  • Leadership for the development of improved programs and/or processes.
  • Resolution of personnel and administrative issues.
  • Creating and tracking budgets and/or assignment of personnel for various flight projects and NASA programs.
  • Tracking and/or initiating procurements to support group functions and/or flight project needs.
  • Development and presentation of routine presentations and reports for NASA customers.
  • Other duties as assigned by ETIS management, which are typically focused on innovative initiatives, programmatic problem-solving, and problem resolution within different areas of the program.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in direct personnel management/supervision in an engineering/technical environment, preferably in the Aerospace industry required.
  • Significant experience creating, executing, and tracking budgets and tasks required.
  • Strong organizational and relationship-building skills required.
  • Experience supervising personnel in a represented workforce required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field – Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, or related field (Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering degree highly preferred) with 5+ years of industry experience preferred.
  • Experience supervising General Manufacturing workflows of aerospace hardware and understanding of personnel challenges in executing that workflow preferred.
  • Must have and maintain a valid state driver’s license. 
  • Must be able to successfully complete a drug/alcohol test and a criminal record check.  Must have a safe driving record, as defined by Company policy, to operate a company vehicle.  
  • Must have practical knowledge of worksite safety, occupational hazards, and standard safety practices.  
  • Must possess the ability to work in a team or alone and be able to change jobs on short notice.



THTBC offers eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Hospital Indemnity Plan
  • Company Paid Short Term Disability, Basic Life, & AD&D
  • Employee Paid Long Term Disability, Voluntary Life, and AD&D for Dependents
  • Accrued Vacation and Sick Time
  • Paid holidays 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform all the essential duties of the position satisfactorily.  The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance, including successfully completing a thorough background investigation.


THTBC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.


If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us and let us know the nature of your request. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.     


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