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The Boeing Company Motive Equipment Operator in Tukwila, Washington

At Boeing, we are all innovators on a mission to connect, protect, explore and inspire. From the seabed to outer space, you’ll learn and grow, contributing to work that shapes the world. Find your future with us. Boeing is seeking Motive Equipment Operators to join their team in Tukwila, WA. Responsibilities Include: Motive equipment operators drive vehicles such as fork lift trucks (under 15,000 pounds lift capacity), light duty trucks (compact pick-up), industrial trucks, and tractors to move, position and align parts, equipment, tools, and materials Operators also move and position scaffolding, aircraft jacks, power generators, or other needed equipment to and from airplanes located at all outside plant areas. Operators must possess a valid state driver's license Operators typically receive their assignments by radio from the transportation dispatcher. Manually pick, sort, load, and unload, small packages up to ten feet long weighing up to thirty-five pounds onto trucks, trailers or dollies Secure and protect all loads using tarps, covers, slings, cables, and ropes. Operate small cargo truck to deliver small packages throughout site. Operate tractor to do the following: A) Pull loose freight (rolling stock) from warehouse to required location or from factory to warehouse to be transported B) Run shuttle route throughout factory areas to supply needed material, parts, or equipment to manufacturing locations. C) Move and position aircraft wings, body sections, fins, stabilizers, or other plane components, using tow bars, wheel chocks, and wing walkers (spotters), as necessary Calculate safe load requirements such as weight and size prior to lifting with forklift truck so as not to exceed equipment capacity Operate fork lift to do the following: A) Load and unload materials and/or equipment. B) Load and unload factory shuttle. C) Pick up full trash containers, empty, and return them to designated locations. D) Move scaffolds, airplane jacks, and generators to and from aircraft or to load equipment on plane. Operate trash compactor after emptying trash containers. Read shipping instruction tag to determine where to take load or which shuttle to transfer it to. Couple, uncouple, and move associated equipment as necessary to make deliveries. Operate sweeper to clean transportation aisles, as required Keep vehicles clean and perform routine mechanical inspections of equipment such as checking fuel, oil, and water levels of motive equipment, refill as required. Inspect vehicle for physical damage and report as necessary to maintain safe working conditions Maintain a check on all airplanes stored on outside ramps for security of tie-down ropes, loose cowlings, open windows or doors, and/or unlocked controls Notify appropriate personnel, as required. Fill out and turn in forms, such as weekly trip logs, metrics collection forms, or inspection forms, as required Contact lead, supervisor, and/or dispatcher when assistance is needed (e.g., if there is an accident or any other problem arises.) This position requires frequent operating of foot controls, rotation of head/neck, sitting, occasional twisting at the waist, handling, occasional exposure to Noise, frequent use of face/eye Protection, hand/arm protection, hearing protection, occasional use of protective footwear . 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 located in a location that does not offer relocation.  Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense. Required Qualifications: This position will require you to take and pass skills-based Motive Equipment Operator B (Forklift) assessments Experience with operating forklifts (under 15,000-lb. lift capacity) or related equipment Valid drivers license required Must be willing to work any shift This position meets Export controlled requirements and Requires a United States Person as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15? “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee Experience moving and handling large loads and equipment Preferred Qualifications: High school graduate or GED preferred. This is an hourly position governed by the IAM Collective Bargaining agreement.

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