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Aircraft Mechanic II - Electrical

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1700016740 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.


Specializes in electrical work, modification, troubleshooting and repair. Performs aircraft bench and/or flight troubleshooting, adjustment, repair and installation and testing of non-complex and moderately complex aircraft electrical systems in accordance with DOD, manufacturer, company, supplier and other directives. Adhering to government and company procedural guidance, performs assembly, installation, visual inspection of physical characteristics, modification of wire bundles & electrical assemblies, operational and quality checks of aircraft work. Troubleshoots malfunctions in aircraft electrical and comm/nav-systems of moderate difficulty at the organizational or depot maintenance level. Repairs, replaces and rebuilds electrical system wiring, connectors and components using hand tools, power tools, and applicable test equipment. Reads and interprets manufacturers' maintenance manuals, service bulletin, technical data, components. Installs and or modifies new or existing systems.   


Duties man 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 complex 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 Electrical 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.



















































Engineering Mods & Maintenance

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

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.



    • Position requires 4 to 6 years of experience in those duties as previously described for satisfactory performance.
    • Knowledgeable in shop mathematics and practices, electrical/electronic theories and avionics systems sufficient to perform assigned duties.
    • 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.






    • 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 on six (6) years experience is preferred.























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