Boeing seeking hundreds of applicants at job fairs

FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2014 file photo, Boeing 737-800 airplanes are on the assembly line at Boeing's 737 assembly facility in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Boeing employment hopes took flight Thursday in Renton with the first of five job fairs as the aerospace giant begins seeking its next wave of manufacturing workers.

The company says its looking for graduates of community college and high school technical academic programs as well as recent military veterans.

Boeing is seeking applicants for open positions in non-management manufacturing fields with skills in construction, automotive mechanic/collision, electrical, precision machining, welding, aircraft mechanic, and other similar manufacturing programs.
Here's list of the upcoming events:


8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Yakima Valley Technical Skill Center, 1120 S. 18th St., Yakima

Nov. 20

8:30 a,.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Pierce County WorkSource, 1305 Tacoma Ave. South, Tacoma

Nov. 27

8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Snohomish County WorkSource, 3201 Smith Ave., Everett

Nov. 29

11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Olympic College, 1600 Chester Ave., Bremerton