Careers at Forge Flightworks

There is compelling innovation and opportunity within the world of avionics – particularly at Forge Flightworks, formerly known as Carpenter Avionics. Forge Flightworks, the largest avionics service center in the MidSouth, is an award-winning FAA Authorized Repair Station that sells, installs, maintains and repairs avionics, aircraft interiors and airframe systems for business jets, turboprops and piston engine aircraft of all ages. We offer a complete product line-up authorized by every major brand. We are exceptionally capable. We have an unwavering, high-integrity commitment to customer satisfaction. Forge has served customers across the country and internationally since 1981, from its location in greater Nashville, Tennessee.

Please check this page for available avionics and airframe service related jobs. Even if you don’t see a job description posted, there may be an opportunity for a talented and committed person.

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We Hire Veterans!

By the way, we hire veterans at Forge Flightworks!  We also participate in the Department of Defense SkillBridge Program as an Authorized SkillBridge Organization.

Most of our technical team members are former military personnel. Some of our administrative staff also are former military.  We honor those who have served our country.  Let’s see if there’s an opportunity match here for you if you are current or former military.  Thank you for your service.

Aircraft Interiors Artisan – Craftsman / Master Level

Forge now has an immediate need for a Craftsman (Level II) or Master (Level III) Aircraft Interiors Artisan.  The Interiors Artisan, under minimal supervision, removes and installs aircraft interior items and fabricates some of these hard-surface or soft-surface...

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What Makes Forge Flightworks a Great Place for a Career?


Ours is an established company with renewed vigor and growth under new ownership (since 2014) and following a company name change (in 2021) to underscore our growth and expanded mission. We are committed to the highest quality workmanship, integrity and customer satisfaction. We have a vital mission and compelling vision, and we apply a positive set of values daily in everything we do.  You can read our Mission, Vision and Values below.

It takes a variety of talents and skills – from avionics technicians to sales to other roles – to function as a vibrant, growing organization. We may have just the right opportunity and need to capitalize on your skills, interests and experience.


At Forge Flightworks, each associate is a valued resource.  Forge offers a stable yet exciting environment that has fostered a surprisingly long tenure for its team members.  Contributing to this inviting workplace is a competitive overall compensation package commensurate with each role.

Job Location:

Forge Flightworks is located in greater Nashville, TN, known the world over as “Music City” – a vibrant and growing area offering an incredible quality of life.  The Smyrna/Rutherford County Airport is the most active general aviation airport in Tennessee and third most active airport overall in the state.

Employment Statement:

Forge Flightworks is an equal opportunity employer.  We celebrate diversity.

Our Mission:

At Forge Flightworks, our mission is to be the trusted provider of aircraft improvement services, delivering daily on a relentless commitment to customer satisfaction and safety by demonstrating integrity, unsurpassed technical precision and professionalism, and partnering with our customers so they get more from their aircraft.

Our Vision:

Our vision is to be the preferred employer and partner in our region by applying our values in everything we do every day. We embrace best practices that make the most of our resources, enable our employees to achieve their potential and wellbeing, and advance our company as a vibrant, enduring leader for the customers we serve.

Our Values:

To accomplish our mission and realize our vision, we live these values every day.

  • Integrity
  • Safety and Quality
  • Precision
  • Innovation
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Partnership
  • Hospitality
  • Engagement