JSFirm Systems Operator 3

Not open for further replies.


Boeing Company Seattle, Washington:

Location Seattle, WA

Security Clearance Required? No Security Clearance Required

about security clearance definitions
Position Description

Performs systems checks on the ground and in-flight for support flights or functional test flights. Researches and confirms airplane configuration and status. Prepares and maintains aircraft flight test procedures.



[ + ] Adaptability
Understands changes in own and others' work and situations; may be asked to explain the logic or basis for change to less experienced employees; actively seeks information about changes affecting own and fellow employees' jobs. Treats changes and new situations as opportunities for learning or growth; focuses on the beneficial aspects of change; speaks positively about the change to fellow interorganizational employees and occasionally to external customers. Quickly modifies behavior to deal effectively with changes in the work environment; readily tries new approaches appropriate for new or changed situations; does not persist with ineffective behaviors.

[ + ] Communication
Clarifies purpose and importance; stresses major points; follows a logical sequence. Keeps the audience engaged through use of techniques such as analogies, illustrations, humor, an appealing style, body language, and voice inflection. Frames the message in line with audience experience, background, and expectations; uses terms, examples, and analogies that are meaningful to the audience. Seeks input from audience; checks understanding; presents message in different ways to enhance understanding. Uses syntax, pace, volume, diction, and mechanics appropriate to the media being used. Accurately interprets messages from others and responds appropriately.

[ + ] Continuous Learning
Seeks and uses feedback from own work group, other work groups, and occasionally external customers and a wide range of other sources of information to identify appropriate areas for learning. Identifies and participates in appropriate learning activities (e.g., courses, reading, self-study, coaching, experiential learning) that help fulfill learning needs. Participates in learning activities in a way that makes the most of the learning experience (e.g., takes notes, asks questions, critically analyzes information, keeps on-the-job application in mind, does required tasks). Consistently puts new knowledge, understanding, or skill to practical use on the job; furthers learning through trial and error. Places self in unfamiliar or uncomfortable situations in order to ask questions and learn; takes on challenging or unfamiliar assignments.

[ + ] Customer Focus
Makes customers and their needs a primary focus of one's actions; develops and sustains productive customer relationships; uses information to understand customers' circumstances, problems, expectations, and needs; periodically becomes involved in sharing information with customers to build their understanding of issues and capabilities; considers how actions or plans will affect customers; responds quickly to meet customer needs and resolve problems; assists higher graded employees and/or project team leaders in implementing ways to monitor and evaluate customer concerns, issues, and satisfaction and to anticipate customer needs.

[ + ] Decision Making
Recognizes a wide range of potentially difficult issues, problems, or opportunities in own work group, across the organization and occasionally with external customers; determines whether action is needed. Identifies the need for and collects information to better understand difficult issues, problems, and opportunities. Integrates information from a wide variety of sources; detects trends, associations, and cause-effect relationships; creates relevant options for addressing difficult problems/opportunities and achieving desired outcomes. Formulates and/or makes recommendations for decision criteria based on issue complexity; evaluates options by considering implications and consequences; chooses an effective option. Implements decisions or initiates action within a reasonable time. Includes fellow work group members, employees across the organization, and occasionally external customers in the decision-making process as warranted to obtain good information, make the most appropriate decisions, and ensure buy-in and understanding of the resulting decisions.


[ + ] Aircraft Knowledge
Complete knowledge of airplane components, systems and terminology at a GenFam level.

[ + ] Aircraft Weight/Cargo
Complete knowledge of weight and balance calculations, theory and definitions.

[ + ] Flight Proced & Regulation
Complete knowledge of federal and International compliance regulations such as Federal Aviation Administration [FAA], Joint Aviation Authorities [JAA], International Civil Aviation Organization [ICAO], International Traffic In Arms Regulations [ITAR] flight operations and procedures.

[ + ] Flight Safety
Complete knowledge of company and industry safety initiatives and strategies to reduce the world aircraft accident rate. Knowledge of operational flight safety, including industry-wide current safety topics (e.g., approach and landing, upset, Controlled Flight into Terrain [CFIT]).

[ + ] Flight Theory
Complete knowledge of theory of flight, aerodynamics, and basic meteorology.

Basic Qualifications For Consideration

Are you willing to work scheduled and short notice unscheduled evenings and weekends?

Are you willing to perform domestic and international travel?

Do you possess a current, valid FAA Class 2 Medical Certificate or are you willing to take the Boeing Flight Crew occupational health exam?

Typical Education/Experience

Bachelor's and typically 6 or more years' related work experience, a Master's degree and typically 4 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Other Job related information

This position requires the ability to work scheduled and unscheduled work weeks as needed, this includes potential evenings and weekends. This position also requires the ability to travel domestic and international. A current FAA Class 2 Medical Certificate or Boeing Flight Crew occupational health exam is required for this position.

  • Business Unit Engineering Ops & Tech
  • Division Boeing Test & Evaluation
  • Program Chief Test Pilot
  • Job Type Non-Management
  • Experience Level Career/Experienced
    • US Person Status Required? Yes

Closing Date: 06/20/2013about closing dates

Continue reading...
Not open for further replies.