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The Boeing Company is seeking In-Tank Aircraft Sealers to join our teams supporting Boeing Commercial Airplanes in either our Renton or Everett locations in Washington State! This is an exciting opportunity that completes one of the most critical processes essential to aircraft performance and function.
As an In-Tank Sealer you will work within a final assembly 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.
Use a computer in a production environment.
Look up/read/comprehend technical work instructions, drawings and/or specifications.
Clean, seal, close and test integral fuel tanks on aircraft. They may also seal exterior wing surfaces on wings and perform assembly work.
Position will require working in confined spaces of the wing fuel cells. Employees crawl through an opening 17.75" X 10.00" in order to get inside the fuel cell.
Appropriate protective clothing/equipment determined by the task you are performing.
Install necessary ventilation equipment as required to supply fresh air in confined space work cavity.
Operate mechanical lifts of various types (e.g. ladders, scissors lifts and snorkel lifts).
Chemical solvents, sealants, coatings, primers, adhesives, paints and special finishes.
Once your work is completed per testing requirement you will inspect your work for quality and check for FOD (Foreign Object Debris).
Finger manipulation (keyboarding, other).
Reading from a computer screen, printed drawings or documents.
Working around energized sources (electrical equipment and hazards/shock, e.g. circuit breakers and wiring).
Finger manipulation through typing.
Frequent (3-6 Hrs) working around fumes and with chemicals, exposure to constant noise and inside a confined space.
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).
The 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):
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
1+ years of reading blueprints and structural drawings.
1+ years of performing aircraft sealing statement of work
Previous experience working in confined spaces
Previously enrolled in Boeing partnered manufacturing related high school or community and technology college academic program
Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.
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.
Union Representation Statement
This is an hourly position governed by the International Association of Machinists (IAM-751) Collective Bargaining agreement.
Specific Union Statement for ERT
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.
Shift Work Statement
This position is for 2nd shift.
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.