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Old 03-06-2008, 06:09 PM
 
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one thing i like about boeing.com is they have a very good search engine, there are some good jobs in the huntville area but what about places like denver or colorado springs or richmond virginia? It helps when you have friends and family with the bigger companies
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Old 03-06-2008, 10:20 PM
 
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one thing i like about boeing.com is they have a very good search engine, there are some good jobs in the huntville area but what about places like denver or colorado springs or richmond virginia? It helps when you have friends and family with the bigger companies
That nice search engine will pull up jobs with Boeing all over the globe. Try it again.
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Old 03-07-2008, 09:14 PM
 
Location: Las Flores, Orange County, CA
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one thing i like about boeing.com is they have a very good search engine, there are some good jobs in the huntville area but what about places like denver or colorado springs or richmond virginia? It helps when you have friends and family with the bigger companies
For some odd reason (I think its Colorado's blue laws) you can't search for Boeing jobs in Colorado on Tuesdays.
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Old 03-08-2008, 05:06 AM
 
Location: Albany, GA (Hell's Waiting Room)
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For some odd reason (I think its Colorado's blue laws) you can't search for Boeing jobs in Colorado on Tuesdays.
You're kidding, right? Because that's funny.
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Old 03-08-2008, 08:01 AM
 
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everytime I try to search the boeing search engine on sunday it does not work, I think it is a local Huntsville ordinance or something
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Old 03-08-2008, 08:38 AM
 
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The only problem with the major defence contractors such as boeing is that job security is not as advertised, at least in engineering. Engineering today is a defacto freelance occupation. So moving to HSV chasing the big three is great when you're coming from southern california cost of living (I spent the latter part of my undergrad years in Alabama so I can vouch for how nice lower cost-of-living can be these days), but that would only hold true if you could call HSV your permanent home. Just as this round of BRAC is bringing jobs to the area, jobs in this field constantly migrate, and when the wife and kids fall in love with the place, you'll be in the predicament to have to stay behind and work some other type of engineering or pack for up and move AGAIN for the "prestige" of working for big boeing. So I would research your options a little more deeply, I wouldn't move to one-trick-pony towns for an aerospace job, you're guaranteed to have to make the choice between moving with the job again in 5-6 years top, or remain in beautiful HSV and not do aerospace work (good for the kids bad for the wallet). I got two degrees in aero engineering and never pursued the industry primarily because I found out soon engugh the fickle nature of said "job security" in the defence industry. With the upcoming change in administration you're almost guranteed to have an accelerated job turnover this round around. good luck
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Old 03-09-2008, 05:07 AM
 
Location: Albany, GA (Hell's Waiting Room)
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everytime I try to search the boeing search engine on sunday it does not work, I think it is a local Huntsville ordinance or something
More likely, the site is unavailable for some sort of dB-administration-related reason. I've never worked directly for Boeing, but when I did check their websites for job-related reasons, things would sometimes be unavailable b/c of updates or backups or whatever. I don't know of any local HSV ordinance governing availability of websites...
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Old 06-29-2009, 07:16 PM
 
Location: Las Flores, Orange County, CA
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I hear Boeing is a good company. ANy jobs in Huntsville for an Auburn graduate in engineering next year?
There might be a few [hundred] less in a couple weeks.
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Old 06-29-2009, 07:48 PM
 
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(Just edited half my post after seeing the March timeframe of this thread) That said, I doubt he's going to even see any job openings to apply for by now. I think the jobs website has suspended their job postings till the dust settles.

Anyways, if this guy can afford to lower his salary requirements down to earth , the MDA part of BRAC has acknowledged a coming staffing problem getting enough engineers. That said, these jobs are really for engineers with 10-15 years experience and they are realizing they may have to "make do" with some recent grads until they get more experience. Try the government usajobs website or your college alumni services. Best of luck

Last edited by DanInHSV; 06-29-2009 at 07:58 PM.. Reason: Just realized this was from March
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Old 06-29-2009, 08:35 PM
 
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I noticed that Boeing no longer has any jobs listed for Alabama on their jobs site.
Although, Virginia and California have alot of engineering openings.

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