Aircraft Structures Mechanic - 30005

USA - Everett, WA - USA - Renton, WA, United States


Full Time

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Aircraft Structures Mechanic - 30005


The Boeing Company

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USA - Everett, WA, USA - Renton, WA

Job Description Qualifications:

The Boeing Company is on the lookout for a talented Aircraft Structures Mechanic to join their Joint and Installation team in Renton and Everett, WA

You will be a integral part as you will play a pivotal role in assembling and installing components, wiring, and equipment for the critical structural assembly of awe-inspiring aircraft. Prepare to be captivated by the thrill of working in a final assembly/fabrication environment, where your expertise and training will be put to the test. Drawing upon your extensive knowledge and certifications, you will embark on a daily adventure, utilizing your exceptional skills to complete assigned tasks. With a keen eye for detail, you will decipher intricate drawings and comprehend work instructions, allowing you to identify the precise location of your work on the aircraft/part/tooling. Equipped with a comprehensive array of hand tools, parts, and equipment, you will execute your work with precision, ensuring flawless results that exceed expectations.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Utilizing engineering requirements and installation plans, procedures and specifications, set up tools and equipment in order to drill holes and install fasteners involving complex structures and double contoured skin panels, contoured spaces, in composite, or composite Ti stack-up structure

  • Use of a variety of hand and machine tools, including precision alignment, drilling and test equipment. manual and automated/numerical controlled complex tools such as track drillers, Gapman, shim mill, zephyr, back markers, squeezes, offset rivet dyes, flex track and bucking bars.

  • Look up/read/comprehend technical work instructions, drawings and/or specifications.

  • Use chemical lubricants, solvents, sealants, coatings, primers, adhesives, paints and special finishes.

  • Using a computer in a production environment .

  • Assemble and install parts, structural components and sub-assemblies to build and attach major wing assemblies. This includes sealing, plumbing system and electrical components. Work on composite/metal aircraft.

  • Using drills and high impact vibratory tools (bucking, riveting), in addition to screwdrivers, lock bolt puller, power screwdriver, C-squeeze, ratchet wrench, nut runner, torque wrenches, crimpers, cable tools and various other hand tools.

  • Inspect work for quality and check for FOD (Foreign Object Debris).

  • Operate mechanical lifts of various types (e.g., scissors lifts, elevated work platforms).

  • Continuous (6-8 Hrs) Flexion/extension (head bent down, head bent back), handling, kneeling, bending at the waist, reaching (overhead), Lying down (back, side, front), rotation of head/neck, standing, twisting at the waist, walking.

  • Frequent (3-6 Hrs) exposure to constant noise and inside a confined space.

  • Continuous (6-8 Hrs) bending at the waist, handling (holding/grasping), standing, use of high impact vibratory tools, working from an elicited platform.

  • Lifting/Carrying/Pushing/pulling 10-35 pounds.

  • Continuous (6-8 Hrs) Climbing/balancing (stairs, ladders, poles, scaffolding, inclined surfaces), Crawling, Crouching (squatting).

  • Finger manipulation (keyboarding, other).

  • Reading from a computer screen, printed drawings or documents.

This position is expected to be 100% onsite.  The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at one of the listed location options.

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+ year experience using hand tools and/or hand-held power tools

  • 1+ years experience following oral and written instructions.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Experience performing aircraft structural and mechanical work.

  • 1+ years of experience in aerospace, automotive, robotics or similar industry; this can include education and military.

  • Enrolled in a Boeing partnered manufacturing related high school or community and technology college academic program.      

Typical Education & Experience

High School Diploma and/or General Education Diploma (GED).


This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.

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.

Union Representation Statement

This is an hourly position governed by the International Association of Machinists (IAM-751) Collective Bargaining agreement.

Current Boeing employees working in Puget Sound and Portland must submit an Employee Request Transfer (ERT) to be considered in the eligible candidate pool. Resumes of current Puget Sound Boeing employees submitted via Careers at Boeing will not be considered.


This position is for a variety of shifts

Other Relevant Information & Requirements

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 is based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business consideration.

Summary pay range: $24.50 - $43.74

Applications for this position will be accepted until December 31st, 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.


Relocation is available for eligible candidates, if authorized

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Safety Sensitive:

This is not a safety sensitive position

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This position is not contingent upon program award

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