Assembly Mechanic (Quality Inspector)

Website Boeing

Assembly Mechanic (Quality Inspector) Job Highlights

Title Assembly Mechanic-Quality Inspector
Type Full Time
Experience 1 Year
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Mascoutah, IL, United States
Company Boeing

Company Profile

Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading provider of commercial airplanes, defense, space and security systems, and global services.

Job Profile

The company (Boeing Defense, Space & Security) is seeking an Assembly Mechanic (Quality Inspector) to join its team.

Educational Level

Work Experience

  • 1+ years of assembly experience
  • 1+ years of experience with sheet metal assemblies, drilling, countersinking, riveting, and fastener installation


  • Assemble a variety of production aircraft and spacecraft parts and install aircraft equipment, support equipment, or power plant equipment.
  • Assemble aircraft or spacecraft structures or aircraft or spacecraft support equipment structures with or without the aid of jigs and fixtures by drilling, reaming, countersinking, stop countersinking, dimpling as assigned, burring, fastening, filing, filling, fitting, aligning, trimming, shimming and remove surface defects as assigned.
  • Assemble precision assemblies, set up and operate ream fixtures to drill, ream, countersink, spot face, hone, and bore for mating major assemblies.
  • Assemble, install, check out physical characteristics, and modify wire bundles to aircraft of aircraft mock-ups.
  • Bench assemble electrical or electronic components and conductors into electrical units and systems before methods and procedures have been established.
  • Cut, identify, strip, tin, solder, attach components, and pot to prepare wire for assembly.
  • Electronic data input or retrieval as required in the performance of their assigned duties. Prepare documents incidental to the accomplishment of the inspection function. Maintain records, prepare and route documents incidental to the accomplishment of inspection assignment.
  • Inspect bench assembly of wire bundles, electrical components, and electrical panels. Visually inspect wire bundles and other electrical and electronic components and units for proper installation in aircraft, powerplants, and ground support equipment.
  • Inspect supplier-furnished or Boeing-made parts, subassemblies, and major assemblies, to specification requirements such as drawings, computer models, inspection procedures, and catalogues.
  • Inspect the time, temperature, and results or effect of processes or operations such as pressure testing, welding, anodizing, covering, passivating, primer, and paint.
  • Install press-fit bushings and force-fit bushings. File, fit, hone, ream, drill, tap, saw, burr and adjust.
  • Install wire bundles or other electrical and electronic components in aircraft, power plants, or ground support equipment.
  • Install, operationally check out, adjust, rig, and pressure check systems.
  • Maintain, operate, and control Material Review Crib and Bond Room when and where assigned by supervision and control nonconforming material to prevent unauthorized use following Quality Assurance Procedure. Review engineering dispositions for quality and compliance with established standard procedures and specifications.
  • Perform aircraft assembly line operational checkout and inspect the repair and adjustment of systems on aircraft.
  • Perform bench and assembly line operational checkout, troubleshooting, repair, and adjustment of electrical and electronic systems, lighting circuits, power plant systems, wing fold circuits, missile launch racks, aircraft instrumentation, provide flight test instrumentation, fire wiring system, fuel system.
  • Set up and operate shot peen equipment and accessories for stress-relieving assemblies as required.
  • Tie, seal, and pack assembled bundles and units.
  • Use a variety of inspection aids, precision measuring instruments, and electrical testing equipment. Operate automated and electronic equipment as directed in the performance of duties. Operate hardness testing equipment as required. Use a variety of hand and power tools and measuring instruments, such as magnifying glasses, pocket microscopes, scales, magnetic field indicators, gauges, and testing equipment, including, digital caliper, conductivity meter, protractors, squares, fixed and variable gauging as required to accomplish assigned duties.
  • Perform skilled assembly operations such as: shimming, fitting, trimming, and aligning which may vary considerably from one assembly to another as with fairings and the mating of major assemblies; realigning or replacing ribs, bulkheads, or stringers in skinned assemblies; establishing from blue-prints with or without firm callouts, butt, center, chord, station, and water lines; blind pick up of hole locations for blank parts from existing structure; correcting cans, buckles, wrinkles in outer skins and remove surface defects as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working as a Quality Inspector
  • Aircraft assembly experience
  • Currently hold or have held a security clearance in the past 24 months

Work Conditions

  • This position is expected to be 100% onsite.

Security Clearance

  • This 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.


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Employer’s Statement

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The 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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