Job DescriptionAt 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’

Inspector Operational Test B

Boeing Company • 
Renton, Washington, United States
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:

Job Description

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.

Boeing Commercial Airplanes has an exciting opportunity for an Inspector Operational Test B to join our teams in Renton and Everett, WA.

An inspector in this position performs in-process inspection or functional test inspection for workmanship, fit, alignment and conformance with applicable drawings, specification, quality standards, and manufacturing plans.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that appropriate revisions of drawings and other documents are being used.

  • Verify all paperwork and on-line systems (e.g., Work Plan, Test Inspection Records, nonconformance items) are complete, accurate and up to date.

  • Inspect and verify all systems are ready for functional tests.

  • Witness or verify test of aircraft systems and components, as required, per engineering requirements and operating procedures.

  • Use automated test equipment (ATE), as required.

  • Determine if operational and/or functional testing is required after rework, repair or replacement of system components.

  • Coordinate with engineering, as required. Inspect electrical assemblies (e.g., installation, crimping, termination, routing).

  • Inspect completed assembly jobs and review workmanship, dimensions and locations, and ensure all parts/assemblies have been installed per the drawing, specification and plan using applicable mathematical calculations and precision measuring tools.

  • Identify and document discrepancies and report as necessary.

  • Reject assembly or installation, as required.

  • Note discrepant condition(s) and location(s) and what the correct configuration of the assembly or installation should be, citing drawing, or plan requirements.

  • Record results and route to appropriate group for processing, as required.

  • Indicate QA acceptance on the appropriate paperwork and/or on-line systems and process the paperwork/systems as required per appropriate procedures and policies.

  • Verify record and reinspect of parts/assemblies.

  • Perform line checks to investigate whether rejectable condition exists on other airplanes, as required.

  • Audit manufacturing and inspection processes, as required.

  • Ensure certification of tools, test equipment and personnel are current.

  • Work with customers and consult others (e.g., production, engineering, planning, customer coordinator) on process or job related issues, as required.

  • Prepare package for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) inspections, as required.

  • Handle, use and dispose of hazardous materials in approved manner.

  • Work with other employees to improve functions, methods, and procedures.

  • Provide on the job training to others.

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):

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently

  • Must have experience as a Quality Inspector

  • Ability to walk constantly throughout the workday; stand 6-8 hours per day; climb or work from stairs/steps up to 8 hours per day; climb ladders; bend and twist frequently up to six hours per day; squat and kneel

  • Must be able to complete Fall Protection Training

  • Must be able to use a respirator or have been respirator certified

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • High School graduate or GED preferred

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.



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:

  • 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.

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

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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