The Boeing Company Assembly Mechanic in Mascoutah, Illinois
The Boeing St. Clair, IL site is 40 minutes from the St. Louis Airport, near Scott Air Force Base, and is the only Boeing manufacturing site in Illinois. Opportunities are available for Assembly Mechanics to be a part of them team that works on both Military and Commercial products including Chinook Helicopters, F-15 and F/A-18 Military aircraft components, and future commercial work coming soon. This site is seeking dedicated craftsmen or mechanically inclined individuals willing to learn new skills.
Assembly Mechanic encompasses all of the duties of the following job classifications: Inspector Assembly, Sub-Assembly Precision, Mechanic Aircraft Production, Mechanic Electrical and Radio, Sheet Metal Assembler and Riveter.
Individual job duties may include: Assemble precision assemblies, set up and operate ream fixtures to drill, ream, countersink, spot face, hone and bore for mating major assemblies. Setup and operate shot peen equipment and accessories for stress relieving assemblies as required. Install press fit bushings and force fit bushings. File, fit, hone, ream, drill, tap, saw, burr and adjust. Assemble a variety of production aircraft and spacecraft parts and install aircraft equipment, support equipment or power plant equipment. Install, operationally check out, adjust, rig and pressure check systems. Perform bench and assembly line operational check out, troubleshooting, repair and adjustment of electrical and electronic systems, lighting circuits, power plant systems, wing fold circuits, missile launch racks, aircraft instrumentation, provide flight test instrumentation, fire wiring system, fuel system. Assemble, install, check out physical characteristics and modify wire bundles to aircraft of aircraft mock ups. Bench assemble electrical or electronic components and conductors into electrical units and systems before methods and procedures have been established. Cut, identify, strip, tin, solder, attach components, and pot to prepare wire for assembly. Tie, seal, and pack assembled bundles and units. Install wire bundles or other electrical and electronic components in aircraft, power plants or ground support equipment.
Assemble aircraft and/or spacecraft structures or aircraft and/or spacecraft support equipment structures with or without the aid of jigs and fixtures by drilling, reaming, countersinking, stop countersinking, dimpling as assigned, burring, fastening, filing, filling, fitting, aligning, trimming, shimming and remove surface defects as assigned. Perform skilled assembly operations such as: shimming, fitting, trimming and aligning which may vary considerably from one assembly to another as with fairings and the mating of major assemblies; realigning or replacing ribs, bulkheads or stringers in skinned assemblies; establishing from blue-prints with or without firm callouts, butt, center, chord, station and water lines; blind pick up of hole locations for blank parts from existing structure; correcting cans, buckles, wrinkles in outer skins and remove surface defects as assigned.
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.
*Basic Qualifications (Requirements):
- Minimum 1 year assembly experience required.
- Minimum 1 year of experience with sheet metal assemblies, drilling, countersinking, riveting, and fastener installation
Preferred Qualifications: - Aircraft assembly experience
The selected candidate must be able to work any shift, as assigned.
Typical Education/Experience: High school graduate or GED preferred. Prefer a minimum of one (1) or more years of related work experience.
This is an hourly position governed by the IAM Collective Bargaining agreement. New Hires, as well as employees who transfer from non-union positions, may be required to attend some type of training upon their start. Once any required training has been completed all new employees will be considered on probation for a period of forty (40) working days. Continued employment is contingent upon successful completion of any required training and the probationary period.
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.
Job Aircraft Manufacturing
Organization: BDS Fabrication
Title: Assembly Mechanic
Requisition ID: 1900024668