(WICHITA, Kan.) — Bombardier announced plans it wants to hire 450 new employees in the engineering and IT fields. The proposal still needs to be approved by the Sedgwick County Commission.
Even though the airplane maker is looking to fill high end positions, instructors at the National Center for Aviation Training say education is as important to getting these jobs as previous work experience.
"There are new techniques and new traits," says Sheree Utash of NCAT. Since technology is constantly changing, prospective hires need to understand how it all works.
"Even if you've been in the industry for quite awhile, you have to learn to be able to work in the new world of composites."