Flight Operations Mechanic
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: May 19, 2019
Saint Louis,Missouri,United States
Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) has openings for Flight
Operations Mechanics in the F-18 Production Program, Final Assembly
and Flight Ramp.
Flight encompasses all of the duties of the following job
classifications:Inspector Aircraft, Mechanic Electrical and
Electronics, and Mechanic Flight.
Individual job duties may include:
- Perform operational checkout of aircraft prior to and during
- Inspect explosive and armament installations.
- Maintain aircraft historical records.
- Perform activities prior to flight status and final inspection
and daily maintenance of completed experimental aircraft or major
modification to experimental aircraft.
- Inspect and/or perform bench and flight line operational
checkout and inspect, troubleshooting, adjustment and repair of
electrical and electronic systems.
- Inspect the calibration, adjustment, troubleshooting, repair
and modification of electronic test equipment used exclusively by
production and at times may be required to inspect the calibration,
adjustment, trouble-shooting, repair and modification of other
electronic test equipment as directed.
- Perform aircraft and/or spacecraft bench or flight line
operational checkout, trouble-shooting, adjustment and repair of
any electrical or electronic system.
- Fabricate, adjust, trouble shoot, repair and modify electronic
test equipment. Perform operational checkout of hydraulic systems
and mechanical systems.
- Diagnose and correct hydraulic and mechanical malfunctions.
Operate engines during run-ups and troubleshoot when
- Perform engine buildup as assigned. Install, repair, and
replace tanks, power plants, generators, and aircraft
- Install or replace reservoirs, etc. and repair leaks in same.
Install or replace instruments such as fuel quantity, rate of climb
and oil pressure indicators.
- Perform crash crew duties as directed.
- Splice, route, clamp, solder, and string tie wires or wire
- Repair, install and hook up bomb, missile and rocket racks and
- Install and load ejection seats and guns. Install adjust,
repair and replace structural parts and assemblies.
- Fabricate parts such as skins, doors, aircraft frames, air
bags, test panels, clips, brackets, angles and ribs without the aid
of jigs and fixtures.
- Modify aircraft components or aircraft support
- Perform composite repairs.
- Flight line experience
- Military Aircraft Avionics and/or Mechanical experience highly
- High school graduate or GED
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 forty
(40) working days. Continued employment is contingent upon
successful completion of any required training and the probationary
This position requires the ability to obtain a US Security
Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship
United States; The Boeing Company
Keywords: Boeing, St. Louis , Flight Operations Mechanic, Engineering , Saint Louis, Missouri
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