Maintenance Utility Technician

Posted on March 25, 2024
IAM 751
 - $ 
 per hour
Greater Seattle, WA
Health insurance, Paid time off, Retirement benefits, Life and disability insurance
Applications accepted until position filled

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The Boeing Company is currently seeking Maintenance Utility Technicians to join the team in Seattle, WA area at one of the following locations: Renton, Kent, Auburn, Tukwila, or Puyallup.

Maintenance Utility persons perform and/or assist with minor repairs to factory buildings, grounds and office areas, including but not limited to plumbing, painting, carpentry, janitorial, mechanical and millwright work as required to complete assigned work. Perform work described in other maintenance classifications when incidental but necessary to the accomplishment of work assignment. Assist higher classified employees in various maintenance and construction functions.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Perform and/or assist with minor repairs to factory buildings, grounds and office areas, including but not limited to painting, carpentry and moving furniture and or equipment
  • Perform work described in other maintenance classifications when incidental but necessary to the accomplishment of work assignment
  • Assist higher classified employees in various maintenance and construction functions to include Plumbing, Electricians, HVAC Mechanics and Millwrights
  • Shifts available: 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts

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):

  • 3+months experience following oral/written instructions provided by the supervisor or Team Leader
  • 3+months experience utilizing various types of hand tools and/or hand-held power tools
  • Must be able to lift 35 pounds
  • 3+months experience utilizing math that includes addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals and fractions

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Experience operating computing equipment to access and input job tasks information (e.g., drawings, specifications and other online information systems)
  • Experience utilizing various types of floor-mounted power tools as required.
  • Experience utilizing various types of precision measuring tools and test equipment and interpret the results
  • Experience operating pendant controlled overhead cranes in a safe manner
  • Experience operating various types of material handling devices to lift heavy machinery in a safe manner
  • Experience operating PIT (Power Industrial Trucks), electric stackers, forklift, overhead cranes and scissor lifts and aerial lifts in a safe manner
  • Experience utilizing, handling and CMS (Chemical Management System) resource proper disposal of hazardous materials per government regulations and Boeing procedures
  • Experience showing the mechanical ability, manual dexterity, and hand/eye coordination required to perform rigging, hook-ups and crane moves, various projects, per drawings, sketches, and verbal or written instructions
  • Experience utilizing the correct lifting and rigging procedures such as the selection and inspection of the appropriate slings, cables or chains, to ensure proper handling and distribution of weight when using lifting devices or radio controlled, overhead/mobile cranes and floor-operated cranes in a safe manner
  • Experience in the selection, set-up and operation of the appropriate tool(s) for a given type of work
  • Experience and execution of safe working practices, emergency procedures and the identification of possible dangerous situations


Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. 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.

Work Shift:

This posting supports positions for multiple shifts.

Union Representation Statement:

This is an hourly position governed by the International Association of Machinists (IAM-751) 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.

Pay is based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business consideration.


Summary pay range: $ 18.00–40.43 an hour

Applications for this position will be accepted until July 12, 2024.


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.

About the employer: Boeing

As a leading global aerospace company, Boeing develops, manufactures and services commercial airplanes, defense products and space systems for customers in more than 150 countries. As a top U.S. exporter, the company leverages the talents of a global supplier base to advance economic opportunity, sustainability and community impact. Boeing’s diverse team is committed to innovating for the future, leading with sustainability, and cultivating a culture based on the company’s core values of safety, quality and integrity.

About your union: IAM 751

Serving the State of Washington, District 751’s Main Headquarters is considered a full service District. Representing members in over 40 collective bargaining agreements ranging from The Boeing Company to the men and women working in various trades throughout the Aerospace and other industries. The Main Union Hall has various departments to service over 33,000 members state wide.

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