Posted on: January 27, 2023
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Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) in Mascoutah, IL has a
number of openings for Assembly Mechanics supporting multiple
These positions are for the future home of the MQ-25 manufacturing
center in Mascoutah, IL. This facility is estimated to be completed
in 2024 and work will be moved to this location.
Until then, all training and work will be done at Boeing St. Louis,
located Berkeley, MO. The candidate selected for this role must be
willing to train and work in St. Louis, and transfer to Mascoutah
when the new facility is completed.
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, but are not limited to:
- Assemble precision assemblies, set up and operate ream fixtures
to drill, ream, countersink, spot face, hone and bore for mating
- 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
- Install, operationally check out, adjust, rig and pressure
- 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
- 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. This position is expected to be 100%
onsite. The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at
one of the listed location option.
Security Clearance and Export Control Requirements:
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 Skills/Experience):
--- Assembly experience
--- Experience with sheet metal assemblies, drilling,
countersinking, riveting, and fastener installation
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
- Aircraft assembly experience
- Currently hold or have held a security clearance in the past 24
- A certificate of completion for the Assembly Mechanic program
from Florissant Valley Community College is strongly preferred for
this position. The pre-employment program is a free, 5-week
training program with day and night classes available. The program
does not require any mechanical or assembly experience. For more
information on the Boeing pre-employment training, and how to get
certified, please visit: .
- The selected candidate must be able to work any shift, as
- This is an hourly position governed by the IAM Collective
- 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 one
hundred twenty (120) calendar days. Continued employment is
contingent upon successful completion of any required training and
the probationary period. Referral Bonus:
Referral to this job is eligible for bonus.
Bonus amount: US dollars (USD) $1,500
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
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
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
Please note that the salary information shown below is a general
guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and
qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.
Summary pay range: $20.00/hourly - $42.86/hourly
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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