Company Won't Break Ground For New Facility Until April
Even though there's no building in which to build airplanes,
Kestrel Aircraft Company says it has already recieved a great deal
of interest in employment at the plant. Kestrel spokeswoman Kate
Dougherty says that actual jobs with Kestrel in Superior, WI, are
about two years away.
When they do need employees, Kestrel says the jobs will be
mainly in aircraft assembly and carbon-fiber composite
fabrication. Dougherty says that they are working with local
officials to be sure there is a qualified workforce in place when
they are ready to open, and that some on-the-job training is to be
The Duluth News Tribune reports that the positions will
range from front-desk duties to highly-skilled manufacturing jobs,
and Dougherty says every part of that equation is important. She
says the best way to stay on top of the employment opportunities
for the new plant is through the company website.