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Aerospace Technician B (Variable Shift)

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1700014600 Date posted 09/14/2017
Location New Orleans Louisiana United States
Job Description

The Boeing Company is seeking a Fabrication Specialist to support the team in New Orleans, Louisiana. This position is with the Boeing Exploration Launch Systems supporting production of the NASA SLS Core Stage and is based at the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility. The Fabrication Specialist will be engaged in a highly team-oriented, flexible work environment utilizing multiple skills to accomplish diverse task assignments.


The Fabrication Specialist will perform the following duties:

·         Perform advanced, specialized or prototype production operations of major space structures.

·         In a product area, utilizing predetermined setups and operating methods, adjust and simultaneously operate a variety of numerically controlled and/or conventional technologies capable of performing of performing various functions such as, but not limited to, forming, bonding, welding, machining, drilling, cutting, as well as automated and manual robotic assembly.

·         Perform all tasks involved in the preparation, set up, and operation of thermal processing tools and equipment. Work with and interpret standard work instructions, charts, tables, blueprints, formulas, sketches, verbal and electronic orders, job layouts, etc. to accomplish assigned work.

·         Ensure that all equipment is used in accordance with established safety and operating procedures. Complete routine preventative work to maintain and ensure cleanliness of equipment. Detect faulty tools and equipment, and take corrective action in accordance with shop practices and procedures. Diagnose and correct malfunctions occurring in machining/and/or assembly process.

·         Perform necessary drilling, riveting, assembly or subassembly, including bonding and sealing as required. Use any and all precision measuring instruments, gauges, tools, etc., necessary to check machine readiness and to check completed parts for finish, dimensions and conformance to quality requirements.

·         Within the cell, perform all tasks involved in the coordination, preparation, and movement of material and tools. Operate riding type electric powered elevating equipment to accomplish work assignment.

·         Maintain necessary certifications, licenses, and permits as required for assigned work. Work with engineering, planning, and other teams to originate and develop new procedures, techniques, and production aids to facilitate equipment operations and to support the design and implementation of new products.


Relocation Assistance Available
No. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit.



·         This position requires the ability to obtain badging for NASA facility access.

·         This is a sensitive/safety-sensitive position and is subject to NASA (DOT) random drug and alcohol testing.

·         This position requires the individual to perform work in an operational complex while maintaining a safe manufacturing environment. Individuals are required to train, understand, and observe extensive safety and process controls to help protect persons and equipment.

·         This position may support a 24/7 maintenance operation.

·         This position requires the ability to perform manual labor inside or outside throughout the year in a variety of extreme weather conditions.

·         The employee must meet medical requirement for work in geographic areas.

·         The employee must be able to ascend and descend vertical work ladders, work in confined spaces, and lift loads of approximately 35 pounds.

·         Applicant will operate a forklift and mobile crane. 

·         The work shift and baseline which schedule 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.


This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “U.S. Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “U.S. Person” includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.


Typical Education/Experience:

High school diploma or GED.


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