Precision Bench Assembler - Level CAuburn, Washington
Mechanics in this position assemble precision aircraft components and sub-assemblies such as, control linkages, actuators. These assemblies are later incorporated into larger assemblies that are installed on an airplane. Employment in this position also requires handling, lifting less than 10 pounds, rotation of head/neck, sitting, standing, use of low impact vibratory tools, walking, contact with metals, solvents, exposure to noise and atmospheric conditions, and the use of personal safety gear for face, eyes and feet.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Obtain work assignment from lead or supervisor.
- Obtain appropriate engineering drawing(s) for assigned job.
- Obtain and verify kitted (pre-picked) detail parts, standards and assemblies were issued correctly by comparing part numbers and quantities to work order (W/O) and/or Bill Of Material (BOM) on drawing(s).
- Ensure that parts issued are effective for the airplane and are free of visible defects. Locate parts on assembly tools, mating parts and/or assemblies per drawing, W/O, or tooling instructions.
- Align parts to tool stops, matching pilot holes or by hand layout (as required) and secure in place using Clecos or tooling/hand clamps.
- Check for good edge margins and alignment. Shim parts as required.
- Drill, ream, and countersink full size holes in parts/assemblies in proper sequence and to correct size, per drawing, W/O or tooling instructions using drill motor (e.g., Winslow, 90-Degree Power Vane, or Quackenbush).
- Disassemble parts and deburr holes using chip chasers, deburring tools and files to prepare for installation of fasteners.
- Use solvents to clean surfaces prior to sealing or assembly.
- Cold work holes to prepare for close tolerance fastener installation, as required. Shot peen surfaces per W/O to meet Boeing (BAC) specifications.
- Install bushings into housings using arbor press and/or hydraulic puller. Apply liquid nitrogen to facilitate installation of bushings, as required, per BAC specifications. Roller/anvil swage or ball stake bearings and bushings into housings per BAC specifications. Install hardware on electrical assemblies (e.g., plugs, switches, ground studs). Use insertion tools to install wiring in plugs.
- Perform functional check of ground studs to ensure proper operation per BAC specifications.
- Handle and dispose of hazardous materials (e.g., paints, sealants and solvents) in approved manner. Install fasteners per drawing using correct tools (e.g., rivet gun and bucking bar, lock bolt puller, power screwdriver, C-squeeze, ratchet wrench, nut runner).
- Torque fasteners per BAC specifications.
- Micro shave high rivets to meet drawing requirements.
- Apply sealant, alodine, primer, adhesives, and special finishes, as required by W/O, drawing or BAC specifications using the appropriate personal protective equipment. Clean parts and identify by part marking per work order and specifications using appropriate tools (e.g., vibro engraver, dot peen machine, chemical etch), as required. Check work after completion of each operation in job and/or completed job to ensure assembly is complete per drawing, that there are no defects (e.g., gapped heads, high rivets, tool marks, incorrect length fasteners) prior to putting up for inspection.
- Sell completed job or in-process checks to inspector at appropriate steps in sequence. Perform minor rework, as required (e.g., pick-ups).
- Contact lead, supervisor or other appropriate personnel when assistance is needed or when any problem arises. Maintain personal and tool certifications, as required.
- High school graduate or GED preferred.
Required Skills & Experience:
- Working knowledge and basic experience using precision measuring equipment.
- Working knowledge and basic experience reading and interpreting blueprints and drawings.
- Working knowledge and basic experience using computers and MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
- Working knowledge and basic experience using handheld power tools.
Other Relevant Information and Requirements:
- US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.
- 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 is an hourly position governed by the IAM Collective Bargaining agreement.
- 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.
Contingent Upon Program Award
No, this position is not contingent upon program award
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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