February 11, 2022

Job Description

Job Description

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The Boeing Company is seeking an aircraft structures mechanic to join our team supporting Boeing Commercial Airplanes in Everett, Washington State. This is an exciting opportunity to assemble and install components, wiring, and equipment for a critical structural assembly of an aircraft.

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

As an aircraft structures mechanic, you will work within a final assembly/fabrication environment by drawing on knowledge acquired from training and certification classes to complete your daily assigned work. By interpreting drawings and reading/comprehending work instructions, you will be responsible for identifying your work (task) location on the airplane/part/tooling and identifying all required hand tools, parts, and equipment to accomplish defect-free work.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Look up, read, and/or 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 systems, and electrical components. Work on composite/metal aircraft
  • Using drills and high impact vibratory tools (bucking, riveting), in addition to screwdrivers, lock bolt pullers, power screwdrivers, 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).
  • This position will require working in the confined spaces of the wing fuel cells for extended periods.

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

This position will require the following on a daily basis:

  • Continuous (6-8 hrs.) Flexion and 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 being 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 and balancing (stairs, ladders, poles, scaffolding, inclined surfaces), Crawling, Crouching (squatting)
  • Finger manipulation (keyboarding, other)
  • Reading from a computer screen, printed drawings or documents

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Experience reading and interpreting drawings, specifications, material processes, schematic and diagrams

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Experience working with hand and power tools
  • Attended a Boeing partnered manufacturing related high school or community and technology college academic program


Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.


This position is for the 2nd shift.


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