Press Operator- Hydraulic & Mechanic A – 13706


Everett, WA

Press Operator- Hydraulic & Mechanic A - 13706


The Boeing Company

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USA - Everett, WA

Job Description Qualifications:

Boeing Commercial Airplanes has an exciting opportunity for a Press Operator Hydraulic & Mechanic A to join our team in Everett, WA and Algona, WA.

Mechanics in this position set up, operate and adjust a variety of mechanical and hydraulic presses (e.g., Crushed Core, Transition Former, Hydraulic Tube Pull Out, Isostatic Bulge Former) Forming material such as composite, metal and alloy using hot and cold dies. Installing and removing dies and punches of various sizes and weight.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Employees will fabricate, install, maintain and repair hydraulic systems, hardware and equipment.
  • Operate computer to access information as needed to obtain required information from prints, sketches, drawings, layout documents and Boeing (BAC) specifications.
  • Perform safety check of machine, ensure that the area around machine is clear of any obstacles (e.g., loose material, tools, oil spills), power switch is off, safety jacks and/or guards are installed and that press bed is clear of any obstructions.
  • Move heavy material, equipment tools and dies to the work area using stackers, Kalamar, die loader or overhead cranes, as required.
  • Ask for assistance from co-workers as needed. Check steam lines for cracks or cut, verify o-ring is properly seated prior to hook up.
  • Pre heat dies and punches using electricity or steam, hook up steam lines and thermal couples, as required.
  • Verify temperature accuracy for hot dies by using temperature stick and/or Pyrometer to verify tool/die set up per (BAC) specifications.
  • Determine machine set up by reviewing W/O, tooling usage instructions, and/or die set up charts make adjustments, as required.
  • Load die into press, secure die using bolts and clamps, visibly check for defects, and torque as required.
  • Examine tools, dies and/or fixtures for damage. Separate dies, as required, using appropriate handling Procedure.
  • Set up press cycle program using control panel or manual power switch to adjust height, stroke, pressure and cycle time of press head.
  • Develop patterns when necessary, cut and tailor to die requirements fiberglass, graphite, honeycomb core and similar materials where no patterns or templates are furnished.
  • Perform pull outs on various types of metal and alloy tubes using a Hydraulic Tube Pull Out machine.
  • Verify that material is free from burrs and debri, use hand file and/or denatured alcohol prior forming operation.
  • Expand or constrict metal and alloy ducts using various types of presses either hydraulic or electric, as required.
  • Check first-run parts, tools, and machinery to ensure they meet safety, BAC specifications and preventive maintenance requirements.
  • Perform tool try out. Obtain new or re-worked tools/dies, set up tools/dies and press per tooling usage instruction.
  • Work with appropriate personnel (e.g., tooling, planning, engineering) to troubleshoot and recommend solutions.
  • Clean parts, equipment and tools, as required.
  • Consult with lead and/or others (e.g., engineering, planning, inspection) on process or job related issues, as required.
  • Dispose of hazardous material in approved manner (e.g., solvents, hydraulic fluid).
  • Maintain a written tie-in book; communicate with other shifts, as required.
  • Maintain personal and tool certifications, as required.

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

The 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.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • 1+ Years of experience setting and using precision measuring tools; equipment such as micrometers, calipers, and/or dial indicators?
  • 1+Years of experience reading blueprints and structural drawings.
  • 1+ Years of experience operating a hydraulic press.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Must be able to stand, twist, bend, kneel and occasional crawling within an 8 hour shift.
  • Ability to work in noisy environments while completing tasks.

Typical Education:

High school graduate or GED preferred.


This position is located in a location that does not offer relocation. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.


This position is for 2nd shift.

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.

Other Relevant Information & Requirements:

This is an hourly position governed by the IAM Collective Bargaining agreement.

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 salary information shown below is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

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: $21.00 - $45.04 an hour

Applications for this position will be accepted until July 15, 2024 at 11:59pm

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.


No relocation available

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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