The Boeing Company Published: November 3, 2017
Job Type


Assemblers/Installers are responsible for using components and parts to produce machines, goods, products, and other objects. They read and interpret blueprints, position parts, and examine connections for correct fit. They also perform repairs as needed and report errors in assembly line.

Job Description

This is a temporary assignment, no longer than 180 days.


Mechanics in this position perform various procedures to accomplish fuselage and wing joining. Assemble and install parts, structural components and sub-assemblies to build and attach major wing assemblies. Assemble, install, connect and rework plumbing and electrical components and systems. Preform continuity checks on wire bundles and electrical components. Work is performed on composite / metal aircraft with occasional sealing. Exposure to aluminum, titanium, steel, magnesium, exotic alloys, plastics, composites and hazardous materials. This position will require working in confined spaces of the wing fuel cells for extended periods. Employees crawl through an opening 17.75" X 10.00" in order to get inside the fuel cell. Employment in this position also requires, standing, reaching, turning, twisting, stooping, kneeling, crouching, squatting, crawling, pushing/pulling, working with sealants, paints and other hazardous materials and the use of personal safety gear for face, eyes, hand and ears. Additional Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities: Locate work area using drawings which specifies airplane number, section number, and three-point location. Set up assembly tools per tooling instructions or drawing. Locate tools and/or parts on airplane using tooling holes, pilot holes, K holes, or by hand, per drawing or tooling instructions. Align parts and secure in place using Clecos or tooling/hand clamps. Check for good edge margins and alignment. Shim and/or trim parts as required. Drill pilot holes using drill motor and proper size drill bit(s). Drill, ream, countersink full size holes in parts/assemblies, in proper sequence and to correct size using drill motor. Disassemble parts and deburr holes using chip chasers, deburring tools, and files to prepare for installation of fasteners. Use solvents to clean surfaces prior to sealing or assembly. Apply sealant, alodine, primer, adhesives and special finishes. Handle and dispose of hazardous materials in approved manner. Install fasteners by correct type, size and in correct sequence per drawing, using correct tools (e.g., rivet gun and bucking bar, drill motor, power screwdriver, C-squeeze, ratchet wrench, nut runner). Obtain two way radio and confined space flag, adhering to Communications System for Confined Hazardous Areas rules, per company procedures. Operate mechanical lifts of various types to locate parts/assemblies into position or to perform assembly work. Prepare, assemble and install tubing, standoffs, valves, regulators, compressors and ducts, using fasteners per drawing. Install pre-assembled plumbing systems (e.g., hydraulic modules; smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, air, water and fuel systems), using ground straps and wires, clamps, lubricant and hand/power tools (e.g., screwdrivers, torque wrenches, nut runners). Install wire bundles and electrical components using production illustrations and wiring diagrams. 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.

747/767 Program

Relocation Assistance Available
Yes. Available for eligible candidates, if authorized.

Current Boeing employees working in Puget Sound and Portland must submit an Employee Request Transfer (ERT) to be considered in the eligible candidate pool. Position will require working in confined spaces of the wing fuel cells and crawling through an opening 17.75" X 10.00". 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 United States Person as defined by 22 C.F.R. ยง120.15? "US Person" includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type


Contingent Upon Program Award


Job Code

Search for requisition #1700014995 or by title Assembler Instlr Genrl B

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