Boeing is Hiring Aviation Maintenance Technician & Inspector Seattle, pay range: $38.10/hour – $48.81/hour- Apply Now

Aviation Maintenance Technician & Inspector

Seattle, Washington

Job ID 00000423880

Job Description

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The Boeing is seeking Aviation Maintenance Technician & Inspectors to join our teams supporting Boeing Test and Evaluation in Seattle, WA.  In this role you will perform Production and Test installations, maintenance, preventative maintenance, alterations and quality assurance on aircraft structure, systems and sub-systems, including electrical and avionics on standard or experimental certificated aircraft.

If you are being hired or transferring into a position where you will perform a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) safety-sensitive function, you are first required to undergo Pre-Employment drug testing for the presence of marijuana, cocaine, opiates, phencyclidine (PCP), and amphetamines, or a metabolite of those drugs.  A valid FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certificate is required. Please note your certificate number on your resume.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot, inspect, test, repair, service aircraft and engine systems to prepare aircraft for flight
  • Perform Quality functions such as: Customer/FAA Coordination, Configuration Change Verification, Conformity Inspections, Airworthiness Inspections (including Pre-flight and Post-flights), Corrective Action and Investigations
  • Initiate and document any nonconforming materials, hardware, software, tools, parts, assemblies, or portions thereof, according to specifications, processes, and procedures
  • Perform Aviation Maintenance Technician Inspection tasks in order to obtain and maintain knowledge, skills and required certifications
  • Perform audit/surveillance of all manufacturing and Quality Assurance processes, according to specifications, processes, and procedures
  • Use technical specifications, sketches, manuals, drawings, engineering instructions and FAA forms and publications to accomplish work assignment
  • Maintain Company and FAA required records and inspection forms
  • Maintain a safe, clean and organized work environment
  • Plan and organize the sequence of your own work package in such a way as to promote safe, efficient operation and meet predetermined schedules in a timely manner
  • Operate any and all types of information systems required to perform assigned tasks; including but not limited to Company WEB based systems and Microsoft Office products
  • Perform to the requirements of airworthiness directives, service bulletins, service letters and other approved/accepted data
  • Apply applicable mathematical calculations to setup and use precision measuring tools, to measure gaps, heights, angles, hole diameters and depths
  • Make production aids to facilitate work assignment
  • Maintain necessary certifications, licenses and permits as required for assigned work
  • Exchange information with suppliers, customers or other company representatives to explain or demonstrate operations, tests or difficulties


Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • 3+ years of experience in aircraft maintenance experience on complex jet powered aircraft with military, airline or certificated repair station background
  • Capable of lifting, pushing and pulling up to 35 pounds
  • Able to stand for extended period of time to successfully perform the job requirements
  • Able to perform physical activities such as climbing, bending, kneeling and lifting
  • Experience working from heights & using fall protection equipment with weight limitations
  • Able to complete Fall Protection Training
  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally as needed
  • Willing to work variable shifts, including weekends, holidays, and overtime
  • Willing and able to work on both Commercial and Military Aircrafts as required

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • 2+ years of experience as a Quality Inspector    
  • 2+ years of experience working in a FAA Repair Station environment
  • Aviation flightline experience
  • 5+ years of experience working around live aircraft and flight operations
  • 5+ years of experience working on active complex jet powered aircraft with military, airline or certificated repair station background


This position is for 2nd shift.

Position will require travel domestically and internationally, as needed.
Candidates must be willing and able to work any shift, including weekends, holidays, and overtime, as required.


This is an hourly position governed by the International Association of Machinists (IAM-751) Collective Bargaining agreement.

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.

Safety Sensitive:

This is a safety-sensitive position and is subject to Department of Transportation (DOT) random drug and alcohol testing.

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: $38.10/hour – $48.81/hour

Applications for this position will be accepted through May 28, 2024.


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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