General Fuels Mechanic

USA - San Antonio, TX, United States


Full Time

19 days ago

Job description

General Fuels Mechanic


Boeing Aerospace Operations

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USA - San Antonio, TX

Job Description Qualifications:

• Perform essential component change outs for example servo pumps, filters and engine components.

• Demonstrates the capability to read and interpret engineering drawings, technical orders, process specification, and retrofit requirements to perform structural modification/repair.

• The mechanic will be required to access aircraft data via computer systems and initiate on-line parts and discrepancy requests.

• Maintain necessary certifications, licenses and permits as required for assigned work.

• Will assist and train less senior employees.
• Required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks.
• Able to prioritize workload to maintain schedules on assigned projects.

• Ensure that all equipment is used in accordance with established safety and operating procedures.
• Diagnose and correct malfunctions occurring in assembly processes.
• Use any and all precision measuring instruments, gauges, tools, etc., necessary to check dimensions and conformance to quality requirements.
• Maintain necessary certifications, licenses and permits as required for assigned work.
• Able to ascend and descend vertical work ladders, work in confined spaces, and lift loads of approximately 35 pounds.
• Able to work various shifts and/or an alternate baseline schedule that may frequently change to support mission requirements and may include weekends and holidays. Mission requirements and/or workload may require both scheduled and
 unscheduled overtime.
• Must be familiar with Hazardous Energy and Lock Out /Tag systems applications to ensure working environment is deemed safe for access and on the job performance.
• Will be required to assist other team members (Avionics, Structures, Electrics) in order to ensure cost/schedule targets are met.


This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Secret Security Clearance (U.S. Citizenship Required). (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active).

An interim and/or final U.S. Top Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.

This position requires ability to obtain program access, for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship only.

This position is expected to be 100% onsite.  The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at San Antonio, TX.


The position requires the ability to pass assessment at the end of training cycle.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • 4+ years of experience working as a fuel tank aircraft mechanic.

  • 4+ years’ experience reading schematics, technical data and work instructions.

  • Ability to work rotating shifts.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Experience with Depot Level/General maintenance procedures.

  • Experience reading and follow the Boeing and provided technical data, blueprints, engineering drawings, standard operating procedures, and manufacturing specifications in the maintenance processes.

  • Familiar with performing lock-out/tag-out, and performing Lower Explosive Limit (LEL) tests.


This position does not offer relocation. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit. Candidate 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. 


This position is rotating (1st/2nd).

At Boeing, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage and retain the top talent.  Elements of the Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities.  

The Boeing Company also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.  

The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Pay Rate: $70,720

Additive Pay:  $1.00/hourly for Airframe Certification

                         $1.00/hourly for Powerplant Certification

                         $2.00/hourly for both Airframe & Powerplant Certifications

Requisition Posting:

Starts: 2/9/2024 - Expires: 4/9/2024

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.


No relocation available

Export Control Requirement:

Not an export control position

Safety Sensitive:

This is not a safety sensitive position

Contingent Upon Award Program

This position is not contingent upon program award

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Non-SJC, Production & Maintenance

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