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787 Aircraft Assembler Mechanic (Structures/Electrical/Systems) (Level B) (Variable Shift)

The Boeing Company

The Boeing Company

Other Engineering
North Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024

787 Aircraft Assembler Mechanic (Structures/Electrical/Systems) (Level B) (Variable Shift)

North Charleston, South Carolina Job ID 00000431363 Category Manufacturing Post Date Jun. 30, 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 Commercial Airplanes (BCA) is currently seeking Aircraft Assembler Mechanics (Level B) to assist with multiple areas of the production system while working on different airplane programs throughout your career North Charleston, South Carolina on a Variable Shift!

As an Aircraft Assembly Mechanic B you will work within a manufacturing 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, parts and equipment to accomplish defect-free work.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Must have the ability to complete the New Hire Training Cycle Flow to obtain and maintain all required certifications.

  • Use a computer in a production environment.

  • Look up/read/comprehend technical work instructions, drawings and/or specifications.

  • Install various parts and assemblies such as brackets, fittings, angles, frames, splices, etc.

  • Appropriate protective clothing/equipment determined by the task you are performing.

  • Various tools such as Rivet gun and bucking bar, screwdrivers, lock bolt puller, power screwdriver, Huck Gun pullers, Hi-speed and Lo-speed drills, Pneumatic and electric drills, C-squeeze, ratchet wrench, nut runner, Winslow, 90-Degree Power Vane, or Quackenbush and various other hand tools and measuring tools.

  • Operate mechanical lifts of various types (e.g. JLGs, Magic Carpets, and scissor lifts).

  • Routing of wire harness to supports.

  • Installing connectors to receptacles and electronic components.

  • Fiber optic clean and inspection, light loss testing, routing and installation.

  • Chemical solvents, sealants, coatings, primers, adhesives, paints and special finishes.

  • Working around energized sources (electrical equipment and hazards/shock, e.g. circuit breakers and wiring) and exposure to constant noise.

  • Inspect your work quality and check for FOD (Foreign Object Debris).

  • Capable of operating, but not limited to, heavy machinery such as cranes, stands, movers, lifts, etc.

  • Inspect to ensure First Pass Quality (FPQ) is attained per engineering drawings and specifications.

  • Finger manipulation (keyboarding, other).

  • Reading from a computer screen, printed drawings or documents.

  • Ability to adhere to high standards of Safety and Compliance to regulation.

  • Verify and ensure FAA compliance with Quality Management System.

This position is expected to be 100% onsite. The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at one of the listed location options.

This position must meet export control compliance requirements. To meet export control compliance requirements, a “U.S. Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. §120.15 is required. “U.S. Person” includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/ Experience):

  • Ability to work a variable shift (1st, 2nd, or 3rd).

  • 1+ years of experience utilizing and following detailed work instructions, reading and interpreting blueprints, drawings, or specifications, in English.

  • 1+ year of experience using software applications for internet navigation, email, Microsoft Suite and/or other specialized computer applications.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • 1+ years of aviation experience (school included).

  • Must be able to complete and maintain Confined Space and Fall Protection Certifications.

  • Ability to adhere to high standards of Safety and Compliance to regulation.

  • Carrying/Lifting up to 10-35 pounds.

  • Ability to work with High Hazard Chemicals.

  • 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 and walking.

  • Climbing/balancing (stairs, ladders, poles, scaffolding, inclined surfaces), Crawling, Crouching (squatting).

  • Use of high impact vibratory tools (bucking/riveting).

Typical Education/Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through basic education (e.g. High School diploma/GED) and typically 1 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. vocational school/Associate).


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.


This position is for a variable shift. Variable shift means you will be placed on a shift at the time of hire based on business needs at that time. You will remain on that shift until re-evaluation is need.

Union Representation Statement:

This is a non-union represented position.

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: $50,600 - $54,450

Applications for this position will be accepted through October 7, 2024

When Applying:

  • Please review every aspect of your application carefully prior to submitting to ensure accuracy.

  • Use your most accurate contact information on your application to include your full address.

  • Prior to uploading your resume, please ensure it is in one of the following formats: DOC, DOCX, PDF, or TXT.

  • If your formal education is in the field you are applying for please include that time in your total years’ experience.

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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