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In-Tank Mechanic

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1900015109 Date posted 01/29/2019
Location Everett Washington United States
Other Locations
Renton;Washington;United States~

Job Description

Becoming an In-Tank Mechanic (Integral Fuel Cell Assembler) at The Boeing Company is an exciting opportunity to assemble and install components, wiring and equipment for a critical structural assembly of an aircraft.

As an Integral Fuel Cell Assembler you will work within a final assembly 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.

 

For an Integral Fuel Cell Assembler, daily assigned work could include: Within the Final Assembly environment:

  • Use a computer in a production environment.
  • Look up/read/comprehend technical work instructions, drawings and/or specifications.
  • 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.
  • This position will require working in confined spaces of the wing fuel cells for extended periods. Employees crawl through an opening 17.75" X 10.00" in order to get inside the fuel cell.

Depending on your work environment and assigned work the following tools and materials might be used:

  • Appropriate protective clothing/equipment determined by the task you are performing.
  • Operate mechanical lifts of various types (e.g., scissors lifts, elevated work platforms).
  • Use 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.
  • Chemical lubricants, solvents, sealants, coatings, primers, adhesives, paints and special finishes. Once your work is completed per testing requirement you’ll inspect your work for quality and check for FOD (Foreign Object Debris).

The daily Physical Demands experienced are dependent upon your work environment, but most In-Tank Fuel Cell Assemblers can experience:

  1. 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.
  2. Frequent (3-6 Hrs.) exposure to constant noise and inside a confined space.
  3. Continuous (6-8 Hrs.) bending at the waist, handling (holding/grasping), standing, use of high impact vibratory tools, working from an elicited platform.
  4. Lifting/Carrying/Pushing/pulling 10-35 pounds.
  5. Continuous (6-8 Hrs.) Climbing/balancing (stairs, ladders, poles, scaffolding, inclined surfaces), Crawling, Crouching (squatting).
  6. Finger manipulation (keyboarding, other).
  7. Reading from a computer screen, printed drawings or documents.

 

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.

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.

 


Division
Manufacturing Safety & Quality

Relocation Assistance Available
Yes. Available for eligible candidates, if authorized.

Qualifications

Position will require working in confined spaces of the wing fuel cells and crawling through an opening 17.75" X 10.00"

 

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. High school graduate or GED preferred.

 

"This 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


Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type
Standard

Travel
No

Contingent Upon Program Award
No

Union
Yes

Job Code
31606

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