Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate


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.

The Boeing Company is hiring for an Experienced Flight Test Engineer located in Patuxent River, MD.  This Flight Test Engineering position will support the F-18 Flight Test Program with Flight Test Aircraft Preparation and Aircraft Readiness on the Boeing F-18 Airframe Systems team. This position will support upcoming tests by coordinating F-18 modification requirements, parts availability and tracking, and engineering drawing research.  During modification periods, this position will track and follow mod progress and help resolve problems through mod completion. This position will coordinate daily with aircraft maintenance, air vehicle engineering, and IPTs in St. Louis. This position will also support flight test readiness by working with maintenance and engineering teams to help resolve aircraft discrepancies. 

Position Responsibilities:

- Develops configuration definition needed to perform the test. 
- Assists in coordinating the manufacture and assembly of test hardware.
- Works under general supervision.

This position requires the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

- Bachelor of Science degree or higher from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

- Experience with reading drawings, using modeling/drafting software, and CNC programming.

Typical Education/Experience

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 2 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. Master). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

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.

Additional Information:

All information provided will be checked and may be verified.

Please apply as soon as possible for this role as recruitment may commence before the end date.

Experience Level

Individual Contributor

Contingent Upon Program Award

No, this position is not contingent upon program award

  • education
  • hardware
  • recruitment
  • software

About the company

As we enter our second century, Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.