Assembly Mechanic - Berkeley

Berkeley, MO

Job Description

Assembly Mechanic

Posted: Sunday, 3/31/2024
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 Defense, Space & Security (BDS) in St. Louis/Berkeley, MO has a number of openings for Assembly Mechanics supporting multiple programs.

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 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.

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

• Experience working with structural, mechanical, electrical or other systems.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
  • Aircraft assembly experience
  • Currently hold or have held a security clearance in the past 24 months
  • A certificate of completion for the Assembly Mechanic program from Florissant Valley Community College is strongly preferred for this position. (Preferred, not required)

Typical Education / Experience:

High school graduate or GED. Prefer a minimum of one (1) or more years of related work experience.

Additional Information:
  • The selected candidate must be able to work any shift, as assigned.
  • 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 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 our policies.

Total Rewards:

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: $20.00/hourly - $44.57/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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