Test and Evaluation Flight Operations Mechanic

Test and Evaluation Flight Operations Mechanic


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USA - Berkeley, MO

Job Description Qualifications:

The Boeing Company is looking for a Test and Evaluation Flight Mechanic in Berkeley, MO. The Flight Operations Mechanic will provide the opportunity to work with our Test and Evaluation team serving as a key component to our military jet production success. Flight Operations Mechanic will encompass the following: Inspector Aircraft, Mechanic Electrical and Electronics, and Mechanic Flight.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Installation of test equipment to the aircraft assemblies which includes: install and maintain hydraulic systems, bonding of test equipment, tear down, modification, and disassembly of the aircraft and test assembly.
  • Support Test system hydraulics
  • Support environmental and electromagnetics testing operations
  • Perform structural inspections per engineering instruction
  • Operating powered industrial trucks such as forklifts, scissor lifts and boom lifts. Also, bridge and floor mounted cranes.
  • Aircraft towing and utilization of bomb loaders and similar equipment
  • Diagnose and correct hydraulic and mechanical malfunctions.
  • Repair, install and hook up bomb, missile and rocket racks and pylons.
  • 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/Repair aircraft components or aircraft support equipment.
  • Perform composite repairs.

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

Security Clearance and Export Control Requirements:

This position requires the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. secret clearance Post Start is required.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Experience in Flight Line Maintenance, Manufacturing or Assembly

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Experience in Test Operations and Flight Test Engineering Operations
  • Experience working on military aircraft
  • FAA A/P License 


This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility

Additional Information

  • The selected candidate must be able to work any shift, as assigned.
  • This is an hourly position governed by the IAM Collective Bargaining agreement.
  • 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 one hundred twenty (120) calendar days. Continued employment is contingent upon successful completion of any required training and the probationary period.

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. 

Referral Bonus

Referral to this job is eligible for bonus.

Bonus amount: US dollars (USD) $1,500

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.

Please note that the information shown below is a general guideline only. Pay is based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

Summary pay range: $23.50– $45.33

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.


Relocation is available for eligible candidates, if authorized

Export Control Requirement:

Safety Sensitive:

This is not a safety sensitive position

Contingent Upon Award Program

This position is not contingent upon program award

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