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The Boeing Company Precision Assembly Rework Mechanic in Renton, Washington

Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) has an exciting opportunity for Precision Assembly Rework Mechanics to join our team in Renton, WA!

Mechanics in this job perform close tolerance rework on aircraft or aircraft parts. Collaborate with engineering to solve problems. Design and fabricate custom tools and fixtures where tools do not work or exist. Employment in this position also requires standing, twisting and bending at the waist, walking, carrying and lifting less than 10 pounds, climbing/balancing, handling, rotation of head/neck, contact with metals, solvents, exposure to noise, atmospheric conditions and elevated platforms, and the use of personal safety gear for face/eye, hand/arm, ears and feet.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Receive work assignment from various sources (e.g., shop lead, sign up book, online computing systems, special repair (S/R), service repair manual (SRM) and service bulletins) coordinate with shop and work priority rejection tags.

  • Locate work area using drawings or other paperwork that specifies airplane number, section number, and three point locations. Obtain appropriate drawings, Boeing (BAC) specification, documents and/or sketches, using online computing systems.

  • Operate mechanical lifts of various types (e.g., tiger and snorkel lifts) to locate parts/assemblies into position or to perform assembly work.

  • Locate parts on airplane using reference points such as tooling holes, K holes, or by hand per drawing and tooling instructions.

  • Make sure all locators are correct for particular model configuration. Design custom drills, reamers and core drills to perform a given task where standard tools will not work, fill out tool grind request orders.

  • Fabricate detail parts from raw stock to meet repair or modification requirements.

  • Drill, ream, and countersink full size holes in parts/assemblies in sequence and to correct size using drill motor, Winslow, 90-degree power vane, and/or Quackenbush.

  • Apply sealant, alodine, primer and adhesives.

  • Operate conventional milling and lathe machines to fabricate custom shop aids (e.g., step pins, off set drill bushings, drill blocks, drill jigs).

  • Mill or trim clearance on aircraft parts per engineering disposition.

  • Perform various types of single point boring and line hone operations.

  • Cold work or form various types of aluminum by peening (e.g., shot peen, shot form and roto peen) per specifications.

  • Repair oversized holes per Non-Conformance Reports (NCR) and Boeing (BAC) specifications.

  • Fabricate one of a kind boring and milling fixtures to perform close tolerance machining on an aircraft where conventional equipment can not be used.

  • Design, fabricate and operate one-of-a kind router fixtures for routing on aircraft or aircraft parts where existing tools will not work or are damaged.

  • Check work after completion of each operation in job and/or completed job to ensure it is complete per drawing, that there are no defects and that area around job is clean, prior to putting up for inspection.

  • Submit completed job or in-process checks to inspector at appropriate steps in sequence.

  • Handle and dispose of hazardous materials in approved manner.

The position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • 1+ years of experience in reading blueprints and structural drawings

  • 1+ years of experience in setting and using precision measuring tools and equipment such as micrometers, calipers, and/or dial indicators

  • Must be willing and able to work in confined spaces

  • 1+ years of experience using software applications for internet navigation, email, Microsoft Suite and/or other specialized computer applications

  • 1+ years of experience using math that includes addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals and fractions

  • 1+ years of experience in aircraft re-work

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Able to work 2nd shift & extended hours with short notice if needed to cover absences or adjoining shifts

Typical Education:

High school graduate or GED preferred.

Relocation:

This position is located in a location that does not offer relocation. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

Drug Free Workplace:

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.

Other Relevant Information & Requirements:

  • Resumes of current Puget Sound Boeing employees submitted via Careers at Boeing will be considered as this job is not installed in QTTP.

  • This is an hourly position governed by the IAM Collective Bargaining agreement.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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