Becoming an Aircraft Sealer at The Boeing Company is an exciting opportunity to enjoy one of the most artistic jobs in the production system while completing a critical process essential to aircraft performance and function.
As an Aircraft Sealer you will work within a final assembly/fabrication environment by drawing on knowledge acquired from training and certification classes to complete your daily assigned work.
By interpreting drawings and reading/comprehending work instructions you will be responsible for identifying your work (task) location on the airplane/part/tooling and identifying all required hand tools, proper sealant and equipment to accomplish defect-free work.
For an Aircraft Sealer, daily assigned work could include within the Final Assembly and Fabrication environment:
Use a computer in a production environment.
Look up/read/comprehend technical work instructions, drawings and/or specifications.
Clean and apply sealant to fuel tank items and airplane components such as floors, ribs, spars, wing panels and body structures.
Depending on your work environment and assigned work the following tools and materials might be used:
1.Appropriate protective clothing/equipment determined by the task you are performing.
2.Operate mechanical lifts of various types (e.g., scissors lifts, elevated work platforms).
3.Chemical solvents, sealants, cleaners. Once your work is completed per testing requirement you'll inspect your work for quality and check for FOD (Foreign Object Debris).
The daily Physical Demands experienced are dependent upon your work environment, but most Aircraft Sealers can experience:
Finger manipulation (keyboarding, other).
Reading from a computer screen, printed drawings or documents.
Frequent (3-6 Hrs.) working around fumes and with chemicals and exposure to constant noise.
Frequent (3-6 Hrs.) flexion/extension (head bent down, head bent back), handling, kneeling, bending at the waist, reaching (overhead), rotation of head/neck, standing, twisting at the waist, laying down (back, side, front), walking.
Lifting and carrying up to 10-35 pounds.
Climbing/balancing (stairs, ladders, poles, scaffolding, inclined surfaces), Crawling, Crouching (squatting).
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.
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Relocation Assistance Available
No. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit.
Experience reading and interpreting assembly instructions or drawings
Experience using a computer such as internet navigation, email, Microsoft Office and/or other specialized computer applications
Current Boeing employees working in Puget Sound and Portland must submit an Employee Request Transfer (ERT) to be considered in the eligible candidate pool.
Resumes of current Puget Sound Boeing employees submitted via Careers at Boeing will not be considered.
This is an hourly position governed by the IAM Collective Bargaining agreement. High school graduate or GED preferred.
"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."
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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