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Machinist Assembler Precision - C3809

Seattle, Washington; Tukwila, Washington Job ID 00000404264 Category All Hourly Unions Post Date Feb. 07, 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 Airlines has an exciting opportunity for a Machinist Assembler Precision in Machinist department located in Tukwila, WA and Seattle, WA.

Machinists in this position participate in the design, fabrication and assembly of various production and research projects. Using a variety of precision machines (e.g., lathes, grinders, EDM, CNC and milling machines) to support aircraft engineering and production groups.

Position Responsibilities

  • Perform bench work (e.g., drilling, honing, tapping, reaming) on production and experimental parts as required.

  • Assemble parts using rivets and bolts with correct tools such as rivet squeeze, lock bolt puller, rivet gun and bucking bar, power screwdriver, or ratchet per engineering requirements.

  • Lay-out, plan and sequence machining operation.

  • Analyze and interpret drawings, sketches, blueprints and verbal instructions to determine work to be performed on detailed precision parts (e.g., aircraft castings, fixtures, tools, shop aids)

  • Use shop math, geometry and/or trig to calculate dimensions. Determine/obtain raw material to be used (e.g., brass, aluminum, steel, composites, and wood) for machining or fabrication per drawing or customer requirements. Set up operate and adjust all common machine tools (e.g., lathe, mill, bridgeport, electrical discharge machine (EDM), drill press) to accomplish work on precision assemblies.

  • Select machine to be used in machining process. Check machine to be used for missing, loose, damaged equipment, check oil and coolant levels and fill as required.

  • Write programs as required for multi axis machines.

  • Adjust machine settings (e.g., speeds and feeds) to correct machining problems or to prepare machine for next operation in sequence. Perform minor editing of CNC programs per shop requirements.

  • Select and check cutting tools per program or CNC documents.

  • Ensure cutters are the correct type, length, diameter, radius, and are in good condition. Select machine accessories and holding devises (e.g., chucks, vises, turntables).

  • Verify that apparatus is in good condition. Identify fixtures and/or shop aids to be built and fabricate as required using mill, lathe, bandsaw, drill press, sander and grinder.

  • Attach machine accessories, tools and shop aides using dial indicators, edge finders, wrenches, bolts, clamps, and overhead cranes.

  • Monitor machine during operation for unusual vibration or sounds, watch machine gauges and controller display or digital readout for warnings, visually check cutter path, clearance and chips to ensure smooth operation.

  • Check work with precision instruments (e.g., micrometers, dial indicators, height gauges) and ensure parts are free from defects (e.g., finish, dimensions, mismatch, tool marks) and complete per drawing, sketch or verbal instructions. Assemble, fit, check, test of developmental machine parts and assemblies to customer specification. Troubleshoot and test precision assemblies with working groups (e.g., engineering, production, inspection, manufacturing resource & development (MRD)) to resolve tooling/production problems. Handle and dispose of hazardous materials (e.g., coolants, solvents) in approved manner (per Material Safety Data Sheets) using personal protective equipment, as required. Maintain personal tool certifications, as required.

  • Ability to use computers and knowledge and ability to use MSWord, Excel, Outlook, etc.

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

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

Basic Qualifications(Required Skill/Experience)

  • 1+ years of experience with multiple Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and/or Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) applications (e.g. Mastercam, CATIA V5, Unigraphics, etc.).

  • 1 + years' experience with programing, setting-up and running lathes, grinders, mills, EDM, CNC machines.

  • Ability to read G and M codes

  • Must be willing to work variable shifts, including weekends and overtime. Some positions may also be rotating shifts

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completed training as a journeyman machinist

  • Experience with Enovia design tool

  • Graduate from Machinist Apprenticeship program  or completion of Machining Certificate

  • Experience and/or exposure to CAD/CAM, MasterCam, or Catia.

Typical Education & Experience

High school graduate or GED preferred.


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.

Shift Work Statement

This position is for 1st, 2nd or 3rd shift.

Other Relevant Information & Requirements

This is an hourly position governed by the IAM Collective Bargaining agreement.

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: $ 32.50 - $48.81 an hour

Applications for this position will be accepted until August 2, 2024

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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