Miramar, FL, USA Req #946
Friday, September 10, 2021

SUMMARY: The Seamstress performs repairs and alterations to aircraft seat upholstery and cargo netting.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Sew utilizing all available industrial sewing machines.
  • Follow established patterns and specifications, as well as create new patterns and specifications as necessary.
  • Follow established processes and procedures.
  • Use handheld and tools as necessary.
  • Maintain accurate material consumption logs.
  • Lift and handle material rolls (team lift) that can weigh up to 50 pounds each.
  • Assist with the check-in of new fabric, materials, hardware, etc.
  • Assist with material inventory counts.
  • Maintain a well-organized and clean personal workspace.
  • Communicate with sewing lead and/or manager to reorder materials and supplies.
  • Cooperate and share information with team members and other departments.
  • Participate in and contribute to group projects.
  • Provide support to the processing departments as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Possess excellent and amending skills.
  • Possess knowledge of fabrics, leather, thread, sewing equipment, sewing techniques, and measurement.
  • High School Diploma.
  • This position entails the common use of products/chemicals, but not limited to: Methyl Ethyl Ketone ASTM-D740 (MEK), 3M Super 77 Spray Adhesive, 3M Scotch-Weld (EC-1300L Yellow).

The selected applicant will be subject to a background check and drug testing.

VSE is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Other details

  • Job Family Operations
  • Job Function Tailor, Dressmaker and Custom Sewer
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Miramar, FL, USA