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The Boeing Company Senior F-18 Life Support Technician in New Orleans, Louisiana

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.

The Boeing Company is looking for a Senior F-18 Life Support Technician to join our team in New Orleans, LA supporting F-18 Kuwait Aircrew Training.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Leads and trains life support equipment technicians in the inspection, repair, testing, packing and maintenance of safety, life support, egress and communications equipment

  • Documents the inspection history of periodic inspections on flight equipment

  • Conducts quality assurance tests on equipment

  • Plans and schedules daily work routines for self and less experienced personnel

  • Supports test and production flights by providing necessary life support equipment

  • Supports on-site testing of new equipment at various locations

  • Leads and trains life support equipment technicians in the evaluation of new flight equipment designs for aircraft and aircrew and helps integrate with current equipment and the aircraft interface

  • Coordinates fabrication of equipment items from drawings, blueprints or special instructions from technical orders or per Company policies

  • Monitors, maintains and is responsible for the inventory of flight clothing and spare parts in support of air shows

  • Conducts initial and recurring training, both on-site and off-site, in egress procedures, water survival and survival equipment for flight crew members per customer requirements, for both domestic and international customers

  • Job requires previous military qualification required and FAA Parachute Rigger certificate if packing parachutes

  • Works under minimal supervision

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

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 required.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • 4+ years of experience as a life support technician

  • Currently have or have the ability to obtain Department of Transportation Explosive Handlers Physical Certification

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • 3+ years of experience in Flight Operations

  • FAA Parachute Rigger certificate

  • Aircraft flight testing experience

  • Bachelor's degree or higher

  • Graduate of military life support schools (i.e. Air Force, Army, Navy or Marine Corps)

Typical Education/Experience:

AA degree in related discipline and typically 6 or more years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Relocation:

This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.

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.

Shift:

This position is for 1st 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 salary information shown below is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

Summary pay range: 95,200 – 128,800

Export Control Requirements: U.S. Government Export Control Status: This position must meet export control compliance requirements. To meet export control compliance requirements, a “U.S. Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. §120.15 is required.

“U.S. Person” includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

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.

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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