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Aviation Maintenance Technician

Seattle, Washington Job ID 00000394482 Category All Hourly Unions Post Date Nov. 08, 2023
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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 is seeking experienced Aviation Maintenance Technicians to perform maintenance, preventative maintenance, alterations and inspections on production and experimental aircraft (bothmilitary and commercial) prior to, during and post flight test activities in support of our Boeing Test & Evaluation (BT&E) Flight Test Operations in Seattle, WA.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Perform production installations, maintenance, preventative maintenance and alterations on aircraft structure, systems and sub-systems, including electrical and avionics on standard or experimental certificated aircraft
  • Troubleshoot, inspect, test, repair, service aircraft and engine systems to prepare aircraft for flight
  • Initiate and document any nonconforming materials, hardware, software, tools, parts, assemblies, or portions thereof, according to specifications, processes, and procedures
  • Perform Aviation Maintenance Technician Inspection tasks in order to obtain and maintain knowledge, skills and required certifications
  • Perform audit/surveillance of all manufacturing and quality assurance processes, according to specifications, processes, and procedures
  • Perform Quality functions such as: Customer/FAA Coordination, Configuration Change Verification, Conformity Inspections, Airworthiness Inspections (including Pre-flight and Post-flights), Corrective Action and Investigations
  • Initiate and document any nonconforming materials, hardware, software, tools, parts, assemblies, or portions thereof, according to specifications, processes, and procedures
  • Use technical specifications, sketches, manuals, drawings, engineering instructions and FAA forms and publications to accomplish work assignment
  • Maintain Company and FAA required records and inspection forms
  • Maintain a safe, clean and organized work environment
  • Plan and organize the sequence of your own work package in such a way as to promote safe, efficient operation and meet predetermined schedules in a timely manner
  • Operate any and all types of information systems required to perform assigned tasks; including but not limited to Company WEB based systems and Microsoft Office products
  • Interpret and perform to the requirements of airworthiness directives, service bulletins, service letters and other approved/accepted data
  • Apply applicable mathematical calculations to setup and use precision measuring tools, to measure gaps, heights, angles, hole diameters and depths
  • Make production aids to facilitate work assignment
  • Maintain necessary certifications, licenses and permits as required for assigned work
  • Exchange information with suppliers, customers or other company representatives to explain or demonstrate operations, tests or difficulties
  • Will stand for frequent periods of time

This position is expected to be 100% onsite. The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at the listed location andwill also travel up to 15% of the time domestically and internationally.

This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post Start is required.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • More than 3 years of aircraft maintenance experience on complex jet powered aircraft with military, airline or certificated repair station background
  • Ability to pass a complete fall protection training and work with heights of seventy feet or more and not exceed weight restrictions
  • Ability to frequently lift up to 35 pounds
  • Ability to perform physical activities such as climbing, bending, kneeling and lifting
  • Ability to work overtime, weekends, and holidays if required

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Active U.S. Secret Security Clearance
  • More than 5 years of aircraft flight line experience
  • FAA Airframe and Power Plant Certification/License or FAA Repairman Certificate


This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.

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. 

Some of these positions are safety sensitive positions and may be subject to random drug and alcohol testing.


This position is for 2nd shift. Candidate will be required to work any shift, weekends, and overtime as required


This is an hourly position governed by the International Association of Machinists (IAM-751) Collective Bargaining agreement.

Current Boeing employees working in Puget Sound must submit an Employee Request Transfer (ERT) to be considered in the eligible candidate pool.

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.

Pay is based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations..

Summary pay range:$33.10/hr - $47.82/hr

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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