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Fabrication Specialist - Composite Assembly (Entry-Level or Associate)

Salt Lake City, Utah Job ID 00000399104 Category Manufacturing Post Date Jan. 04, 2024
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Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

Boeing Commercial Airplanes is seeking a motivated Fabrication Specialist - Composite Assembly (Entry-Level or Associate) to support the Fabrication Team in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The successful candidate has entry level or mid-level fabrication skills and is detail oriented. We are seeking a problem-solving teammate.

We are committed to providing our team equal opportunity for growth in a stable work environment. We encourage every teammate to feel empowered to bring their best through creativity, innovation, and diversity, as this drives a positive culture through transparency, safety, quality, and respect. Above all, employees will be provided the opportunity to seek, speak, and listen within the organization, and they are encouraged to share externally with each Boeing customer to build balanced work relationships.

Position Responsibilities:   

  • Performs composite assembly and fabrication tasks.

  • Assembles precision mechanical and electro-mechanical components.

  • Assembles and installs wire harnesses and avionics products.

  • Prepares test articles, fixtures and data collection devices to perform various tests.

  • Performs basic organic chemical conversion and paint preparation.

  • Applies routine organic coatings for corrosion protection and appearance requirements.

  • Works on articles of moderate complexity using established drawings and requirements. 

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

 Employer will not sponsor applicants for employment visa status. 

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/ Experience):

  • 3+ months of experience in manufacturing.

  • Ability to work variable shifts; including days, evenings, nights and weekends

  • Capable of lifting, pushing and pulling up to 35 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Experience with Lean Principles (Continuous Improvement, Standard Work, and 5-S tools).

  • Experience with managing or working to safety, quality, and manufacturing performance data.

  • Experience in the aerospace industry.

  • Experience with reading and interpreting Blue Print/or 3D drawings.

Typical Education/Experience:

Entry-Level (Level A):
Education/experience typically acquired through basic education (e.g. high school diploma/GED).

Associate (Level B):
Education/experience typically acquired through basic education (e.g. High School diploma/GED) and typically 1 or more years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. vocational school/Associate).


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

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.


This position is for variable shift.

Union Representation Statement:

This is a non-union represented position. 

Employee Referral:

Referral to this job is eligible for bonus

Total Rewards:

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.

Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations. 

Summary pay range:

Entry-Level - $38,250 – $51,750

Associate Level - $46,750 – $63,250

Export Control Requirements: U.S. Government Export Control Status: This position must meet export control compliance requirements. To meet export control compliance requirements, 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.

Export Control Details: US based job, US Person required

Equal Opportunity Employer:

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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