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P-8 Aircraft Mechanic - General

Boeing Aerospace Operations
Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida
60 days ago
P-8 Aircraft Mechanic - General (Entry, Mid-Level & Experienced)


Boeing Aerospace Operations

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USA - Jacksonville, FL

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This requisition is applicable to all skill Level Aviation General Mechanics. 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.

Our new Boeing Jacksonville facility is seeking Aviation Maintenance Professionals that are motivated to support a greater cause in directly impacting military warfighter readiness by providing critical maintenance repairs and modifications to the Navy’s P-8A Poseidon. We are proud knowing the products we return to service will strengthen global security.

Due to an expected high applicant rate for this program, this advance requisition is posted for the sake of identifying talented professionals eager to join the Boeing team. Candidates will be identified incrementally for a candidate pool over the course of the next 12 months as we commence this new statement of work, and continue to scale upward with increasing staffing requirements.

As a Boeing employee, you will have access to an industry leading benefits packages, employee incentive programs and educational assistance. You will also have access to many resources to inform and support your development throughout your career with us. While we work in an agile and dynamic Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) environment, your wellbeing is important to us and we strive to find a healthy work / life balance, as well as, an ethical team culture with a strong emphasis on openness, collaboration, innovation, safety, and first-time quality.
The professionals chosen to fill these positions will join our MRO organization, working as part of a team in support of our key programs. The candidates chosen will be responsible for adherence to established processes, accurate and timely work recording and contractual/regulatory compliance. To ensure we continue to support our customers, we are looking for skilled aircraft maintenance professionals to join our team. Successful applicants will be based in Jacksonville, FL.

P-8A Poseidon:

The Boeing P-8 Poseidon is a commercial derivative military aircraft developed by Boeing Defense based on a modified design of the 737-800ERX. The platform was initially developed for the US Navy, first flown in 2009 and introduced into service in 2013. The Aircraft is fitted with equipment to tackle a diverse range of missions, including submarine hunting, performing reconnaissance missions and supporting search & rescue operations. Our program will retrofit the highly capable Multi-mission platform for the next decade.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform modification of commercial derivative aircraft

  • Perform removal of existing equipment and components from the aircraft

  • Fabricates and assembles metal components and makes major/minor modification to aircraft skin; installs rivets and metal fasteners

  • Perform installation of components and equipment onto the aircraft

  • Perform close tolerance assembly operations such as: shimming, fitting, trimming, and aligning

  • Highlight any technical issues, discrepancies or other issues to the program lead and manager

  • Perform rework of assembled components

  • Identify different types of corrosion

  • Clean and treat corrosion, remove damaged areas, fabricate parts to repair damaged area, determine rivet patterns, layouts, etc.

  • Clearly document maintenance and repair actions, equipment status tags, logs, parts requests, etc.

  • Order parts, pan stock, tools, material and equipment as required to perform assigned duties

  • Assembles aircraft structures and associated components. Familiar and capable of using the following tools and resources

  • Jigs and fixtures by drilling, filing, honing, reaming, counter-sinking, dimpling, burring and fastening under general supervision

  • Setup and use a variety of precision measuring instruments such as: dial indicators, micrometers, gauges, protractors and calipers

  • Common hand tools such as: dills, reamers, deburrers, files, rivet guns, bucking bars, etc.

General Responsibilities:

  • Strive for an efficient work effort in all assigned tasks

  • Strive for First Time Quality on all assigned work

  • Follow the guidance and direction from lead, and senior Subject Matter Experts (SME)

  • Execute all duties while wearing required safety equipment

  • Complete required company and specific statement of work training requirements

  • Maintain necessary certifications, licenses and permits as required for assigned work

  • Demonstrate a safe work ethic

  • Perform detailed tool inventories daily

  • Communicate using basic computer systems including but not limited to Microsoft Office as needed to complete essential job requirements

  • Contribute positively to our open and honest reporting culture

  • Report all incidents and occurrences in the Boeing Safety Management System

  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, company processes and procedures

  • Maintain a high standard of organization and cleanliness within assigned work areas, “Clean as You Go”

  • Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives

  • Be flexible to ensure aircraft are delivered on time to customer

  • Perform other duties as directed by management for the benefit of the company, program or employee(s)

  • Be an effective team member displaying appropriate behaviors including Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

  • Level 1 (Entry Level; can perform the above tasks and requires supervision)

  • Level 2 (Associate Level; Can perform the above tasks with little or general supervision)

  • Level 3 (Experienced Level; Can perform the above tasks with no supervision and can assist others)

This position is expected to be 100% onsite.  The selected candidate will be required to work onsite Boeing Jacksonville or any of the BGS sites when needed to support associated work.  

This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is require​d.

  • 1+ years of Aircraft Mechanic (Experience in either commercial or defense or relevant trade apprenticeship would be considered)

  • 1+ years experience in reading and understanding engineering drawings, blueprints, schematics and specifications

  • Computer proficiency including Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • FAA certification in Airframe and/or Power Plant is desirable

  • Knowledge of general aircraft maintenance and environment processes (Human Factors, FOD control, tool control, health & safety & COSHH)

Typical Education & Experience:

High school diploma or GED or 1+ years of experience


Relocation assistance, if needed, has been authorized in accordance with this position for eligible candidates.

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 1st and/or 2nd shift

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::

  • Entry-Level (Level 1): $56, 015 – $72,797

  • Mid-Level (Level 2): $59,384 – $77,176

  • Experience (Level 3): $62,837 – $81,663


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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Non-SJC, Production & Maintenance

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