Career Application

Working in Stavatti Aerospace means to be part of a Company which is able to involve employees in its growth. We like to draw from Your talent, passion and enthusiasm. We appreciate and give importance to the differences and similarities that exist among all of us, and which we feel are the basis for the success of any company.

Our Company is made up of dynamic, creative people, driven by a great passion for technology, innovation and progress.We are looking to attract and develop the best talents within a young, motivating and rewarding environment, where qualities like determination, initiative and commitment are strongly welcomed.

Career Application

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If you have always believed that modern aircraft are not nearly as incredible as they could be, then Stavatti is a place for you. Here is where you invent and build the flying machines which would otherwise remain science fiction. At Stavatti, the mission is to create outstanding aerospace vehicles for military and general aviation. Once designed, developed, qualified and produced to perfection, those aerospace vehicles must be marketed, distributed and supported worldwide. Stavatti requires talented, mature professionals to make this company the leader in aerospace excellence.


Stavatti is looks for professionals with significant levels of experience in the aerospace defense industry, particularly with regard to the fighter business. Those individuals who would be most comfortable working for Stavatti are those who have spent a majority of time working at either Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company-Skunk Works™ in Palmdale, Boeing Phantom Works™ in St. Louis or Seal Beach or any of Northrop’s B-2/ATF houses. Former or current Bell Aerospace, Calspan, Scaled Composites, Dassault or Gulfstream Aerospace employees may also find a good fit working for Stavatti. Stavatti desires to employ individuals with at least 5 to 15 years experience in the field, preferably with an existing security clearance. Prior experience working in a Special Access Environment is extremely beneficial.

That is not to say that we are not looking for individuals from all walks of life. As an aircraft producer, Stavatti finds it helpful if our employees are active certified pilots. Furthermore, former Cessna, Mooney, Raytheon, Beechcraft, Piper, Aviat, Rockwell, Cirrus, Learjet, Saab, MiG and Sukhoi would probably find a delightful work environment. For those unfamiliar with work in aerospace, one needs to expect a very focused, highly technical, concentrated work environment where 60 to 80 hour weeks are not uncommon.

In terms of education requirements, Stavatti generally requires salaried employees to exhibit advanced graduate degrees and a legacy of published papers within their field. It is extremely important that employees are trained to think. Stavatti stresses self-management and creative freedom. All Stavatti employees are expected to be independent and have the ability to make decisions.

As attrition by retirement is a problem for the aerospace community, Stavatti is very interested in employing talent to fill the shoes of retiring experts. Stavatti has particular interest in recent university graduates who have received award and notoriety in both scholarly and AIAA/SAE student activities performance. We like Undergraduate and Graduate aircraft design team winners and those who have an expressed aptitude toward flight and engineering. A Stavatti goal is to pair as many young talented persons with greybeards as possible such that the dwindling stockpile of hard-core aerospace knowledge is not lost forever over coming decades.


Stavatti actively recruits individuals for specific employment positions. Typically, Stavatti relies upon the recommendations of current executives and employees in selecting future employees. Stavatti also works with local AIAA chapters, technical committees as well as the AIAA national headquarters, in the identification of qualified candidates to satisfy specific positions. Approximately 70% of all new personnel are identified through internal connections within the Stavatti organization or through contacts affiliated with the AIAA.

Stavatti does encourage the submission of resumes to Stavatti at all times. Stavatti will place all resumes received on-file for a period no less than 36 monthss. All resumes should be sent by mail to the Attention of the Stavatti Talent Team to the San Bernardino, CA headquarters of Stavatti Aerospace. Stavatti will receive resumes by mail or email, preferably in Adobe Acrobat PDF file format. Email all resume submissions directly to Please include your email and physical mailing address with all resume correspondence. To expedite the candidate selection process, interested applicants may also complete an electronic resume submission form which will submit their resume, background information and career interests directly to Stavatti’s hiring department.


Stavatti office hours are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday-Friday at most locations. Stavatti will eventually maintain 24-hour assistance. Stavatti production hours are established on a program by program basis. Most aircraft production will be conducted on a two-shift per day schedule, Monday-Friday with each shift being 8 hours. The two shift per day schedule allows 16-hour autoclave cure cycles. Stavatti will accomplish wartime surge production with the implementation of three-shift per day operations, Monday-Saturday. All employees are provided with two paid 15 minute breaks and a one hour lunch.

All employees are granted up to seven paid sick days per year. Additionally, Stavatti complies fully with The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Employee Paid vacation time dependent upon years with Stavatti. Generally first year employees can expect ten days paid vacation.

Stavatti provides paid holiday leave for the following federal/corporate holidays:

  • Christmas Eve through New Years Day
  • The Friday before Easter
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day and the business day immediately following Thanksgiving Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Veterans Day

Employees of various religious denominations may substitute the above paid holidays for those that accommodate their worship schedules.

Stavatti Full-Time Employees will be eligible for a Stavatti Benefits Package which will include Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismember Insurance, Group Medical Insurance (with comprehensive health care for you and your family), Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Long Term Care Insurance Maternity Leave, Flexible Spending Account, Retirement Investment Plan, 401K, Workers Compensation, Relocation Expenses and a Tuition Program which assists with continuing education and private pilot training. Specific details regarding all benefits which will be made available to Full-time Employees can be obtained from Stavatti’s Human Resources Manager.


Stavatti strongly encourages both the corporation and employees to belong to professional societies as related to the aerospace defense industry. Specific professional societies which Stavatti encourages membership in include the AIAA, SAE, and IEEE. Stavatti cannot emphasize the degree to which we would like our employees to participate as AIAA and SAE members in particular. Be it from local chapters up to the national level, Stavatti desires Stavatti employees to submit papers, attend conferences and hold positions within AIA and SAE technical committees as qualified.

Stavatti will sponsor the annual membership of any eligible employee in any or all of the following organizations: AIAA, SAE, IEEE, AFA, EAA and AOPA. Furthermore, Stavatti will fund the expenses associated with employee AIAA technical committee memberships as well as conference attendance as justified to Stavatti’s appointed AIAA liaison officer. Stavatti is interested in subsidizing employee membership in professional societies not mentioned herein. Please contact Stavatti Human Resources if your professional society membership is not presently subsidized by Stavatti and you believe your affiliation benefits your career and the company.


As a manufacturer of defense systems, many Stavatti programs and products are critical to domestic and/or allied national security and defense. These defense systems and their associated development and support programs involve information, data and expertise that must be systematically managed and secured. Facility and Personal Security Clearances are elements of the management and securitization of information, data and expertise associated with DoD and certain NATO/Allied programs and products. As particular programs of Stavatti Aerospace are classified on a system-wide, or on a component level, all personnel involved in those classified programs must maintain a security clearance commensurate or in excess of the security classification associated with the program.

Employment candidates who presently hold an active DoD Security Clearance are desired by Stavatti Aerospace as they may be immediately eligible upon hiring to work on some of our most crucial and exciting aerospace and defense system development and manufacturing programs. Employment candidates who have held an active security clearance within the past 15 years, are also desired as Stavatti Aerospace will sponsor the reactivation of your clearance if your clearance has lapsed as appropriate in support of those programs where your skills and expertise can be of greatest benefit.

As an organization which focuses on paving new ground, Stavatti sites with Facility Security Clearances will sponsor appropriately qualified non-cleared candidates in support of their obtaining their Confidential, Secret or Top Secret Security Clearances. Obtaining a security clearance is a routine part of the employment process associated with leading DoD oriented defense programs. Stavatti is familiar with the processes and requirements associated with the security clearance qualification process and will initiate your application, support you throughout the application and investigatory elements and the entire security clearance process.

Generally speaking, candidates who do not presently posses a security clearance but desire to become eligible to work on programs which require sponsorship to obtain an appropriate security clearance must be qualified U.S. Citizens who meet specific eligibility requirements.


Stavatti will employ extremely qualified individuals of legal alien resident status on a full-time basis. Stavatti is most interested in employing legal alien residents who desire to become permanent residents and US citizens. Stavatti will assist all legal residents who are employed by Stavatti and intend to become citizens in their achievement of green card status. Foreign nationals and resident student aliens who are employed by Stavatti are restricted to working on only non-classified/non-special access aerospace programs unless they are representatives of a NATO allied government or defense partner.


Stavatti is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to afford equal opportunity in employment, promotion and career advances to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, marital status, public assistance status, or military service status. This policy applies to all phases of employment, beginning with the initial recruitment and selection and continuing through the processes of placement, transfer, promotion, compensation and termination.

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) makes it unlawful to discriminate in employment against a qualified individual with a disability. It is Stavatti policy to not discriminate against a qualified individual with a disability in regard to any employment practices or terms, conditions and privileges of employment. It is also the policy of Stavatti Corporation to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitation of a qualified applicant or employee with a disability, unless the accommodation would cause an undue hardship on the operation of business.


Stavatti has established an internship program. Please contact us for details.