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Aircraft Mechanic II - Avionics

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1700016742 Date posted 10/16/2017
Location New Orleans Louisiana United States
Other Locations
San Antonio;Texas;United States~

Job Description

We are engineers and technicians, skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, our customers and for the world.

 

This is a unique opportunity to work in two factory locations on two Boeing Development Programs, including Space Launch System (SLS). The initial assignment for selected candidates will be production of the SLS Core Stage and is based at the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, Louisiana, while going through the process for a security clearance required to work in San Antonio, TX. If selected, candidates will be required to relocate to San Antonio, Texas as a condition of employment.

Overview: Space Launch System (SLS)


Boeing and NASA are building the world’s largest rocket for human exploration of deep space. The Space Launch System (SLS) provides a critical heavy-lift capability, powering people and cargo beyond our moon and into deep space to enable diverse exploration, science and security missions. Boeing is the prime contractor for the design, development, test and production of the massive core stage, and development of the avionics.

 

 Avionics technician applies basic and some advanced technical knowledge to solve routine problems by interpreting manufacturers’ manuals or similar documents.  Work requires familiarity with the interrelationships of circuits and judgment in planning work sequence, in selecting tools, testing instruments, and is reviewed for compliance with accepted practices.  This technician works under immediate supervision and achieves technical guidance, as required from supervisor or higher-level technician

 

Assists in the performance of aircraft bench and/or flight line operational testing, troubleshooting to the LRU level or applicable wiring, adjustment, repair and installation of any complex or non-complex aircraft electrical or electronic system in the testing, development, repair, alignment and modification of aircraft and related systems in accordance with DOD, manufacturer, company, supplier and other directives.

 

Performs assembly, installation, check-out physical characteristics, operational testing and modification of wire bundles and avionics components in the testing, development and modification of aircraft in accordance with DOD, manufacturer, company, supplier and other directives. Perform moderately complex work where specific or general operation methods are available. Judgment to make some intermediate level decisions. Responsible for the proper performance of assignments and the prudent handling of product, tools and equipment. Work with the guidance of more senior skilled employees and assist less senior employees. Perform all duties of lower Avionics classifications as required to successfully accomplish assignments.

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform advanced, specialized or prototype production operations of major space structures.
  • Utilizing predetermined setups and operating methods, adjust and simultaneously operate a variety of numerically controlled and/or conventional equipment capable of performing various functions such as, but not limited to, forming, bonding, welding, machining, drilling, cutting, robotic and otherwise automated and/or manual assembly.
  • Perform all tasks involved in the preparation, set up and operation of thermal processing tools and equipment.
    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.
  • Conduct routine preventative work to maintain and ensure cleanliness of equipment.
  • 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.
  • Perform all tasks involved in the coordination, preparation, and movement of material and tools.
  • Operate a forklift, mobile crane, and 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, research engineers, etc. to originate and develop new procedures, techniques and production aids to facilitate equipment operations and to support design and implementation of new products. 
      

 

Occupation or Operation Requirement:


Perform moderately complex work where specific or general operation methods are available. Judgment to make some intermediate level decisions. Responsible for the proper performance of assignments and the prudent handling of product, tools and equipment. Will be required to work with the guidance of more senior skilled employees and assist less senior employees. Perform all duties of lower Avionics classifications as required to successfully accomplish assignments.

 

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

 

Must be able to work various shifts and/or an alternate baseline schedule that 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. 
 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Division
Engineering Mods & Maintenance

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

Qualifications
This position requires the ability to obtain US Security Clearance, for which the US Government requires US Citizenship.
 
This position will require the ability to obtain a security clearance with a favorable Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) or T5 Investigation and customer approval as a condition of employment.
 
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. The employee must meet medical requirement for work in geographic areas.   
 
  • If applicable, please clearly indicate on resume highest level of US Security Clearance obtained along with date received.
  • Please clearly indicate on resume your aircraft platform experience.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (REQUIRED):

 

  • Position requires 4 to 6 years of experience in those duties as previously described for satisfaction performance.
  • Knowledgeable in shop mathematics and practices, electrical/electronic theories and avionics systems.
  • Experience in working with schematics, specifications, assembly drawings and standard operating procedures.
  • Proficient in computer skills including but not limited to: aircraft related systems and basic office software.

 

PREFERRED:

 

  • Current US security clearance at the secret level or higher; Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) is ideal.
  • Experience with Very Important Person (VIP) aircraft or specialty aircraft interiors installations within the last ten (10) years.
  • FAA certification in Airframe and/or Power plant AND minimum of 6 years experience is preferred.

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type
Standard

Travel
Yes, 10 % of the Time

Contingent Upon Program Award
No

Union
No

Job Code
2105SF

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