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Aerospace Technician (All Levels) (Weekend and 2nd Shift)

Company: Blue Origin, LLC
Location: Kent
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

We are a diverse team of collaborators, doers, and problem-solvers who are relentlessly committed to a culture of safety. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable space flight. Join us in lowering the cost of access to space and enabling Blue Origin's vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth. As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will perform hands-on manufacturing, fabrication, assembly, disassembly, testing and maintenance of cutting edge rocket engines and various spaceflight vehicles and systems at our new, state of the art manufacturing facility and headquarters in Kent, WA. You will share in the team's impact on all aspects of transforming the way rockets are made and operated. If you share our passions and vision, thrive in a dynamic startup environment, excel on integrated cross-functional teams, are experienced and skilled in several relevant technologies (even if perhaps not in the aerospace industry), continuously seek out opportunities to learn and improve, enjoy occasional travel, and do not allow title or job description to limit the depth or breadth of your contributions, then we would love to hear from you.We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and commitment to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required! Responsibilities:Assemble rocket engines, rocket engine turbomachinery, and space vehicles. Machine and weld, test mechanical and fluids according to written procedures and engineering models, drawings, specifications and written proceduresCoordinating hardware processing such as inspection, cleaning, and shippingMaintain inventory of tooling and equipmentSafely working with hazardous systems, containing chemicals and/or high pressureSetup new production work areas, including layouts, tooling and equipment setup, etc.Perform second party verification's and hardware inspections to engineering models, drawings, specifications, and written proceduresTroubleshoot, diagnose, and correct malfunctions by modification, rework, repair, and/or maintenance. Perform root cause analysis and implement corrective actions for recurrence controlOperate various materials handling equipment including forklifts, overhead cranes, aerial lifts, flight vehicle and sub-assembly transportation equipment, truck-trailer combinations and other ground support equipment as requiredSetup and operate a wide range of precision calibrated tools including but limited to, torque wrenches, micrometers, calipers, laser tracker, height gauges and optical measuring instrumentsSupport vehicle checkouts such as fluid lines leak checks and full vehicle power-on system checksIdentify and implement continuous improvement projects for area safety and efficiencyPerform routine maintenance functions such as daily clean-up of work areas to support 5S, FOD, and ESDOther duties as assigned or otherwise beneficial to fulfilling the mission and vision.Qualifications: High School diploma or GEDAll experience in manufacturing, integration, or other relevant field will be consideredAbility to work effectively with a strong work ethic and close attention to detail in a fast-paced dynamic team environment with rapidly changing roles and responsibilitiesAbility to interpret engineering models, drawings, specifications, written work instructions, and test proceduresBasic computer skills such as Windows, Microsoft Office, etc.Strong verbal and written communication skillsAbility to climb ladders/stairs and work in small restricted areasPerform repetitive work including lifting of heavy items, >50lbsWork off-shift, extended hours overtime, and weekends if/when necessaryAbility to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusionMust be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.Desired:Industry certification, trade school training and/or degree in related fieldMilitary experienceExperienced in handling large aerospace componentsExperienced in a team-based Lean Manufacturing environment#KentManufacturingJobFairITAR RequirementsTo conform to U.S. Government commercial space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, lawfully admitted for permanent residence into the U.S. (i.e. current green card holder), or lawfully admitted as a refugee or granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. 1157-1158. Learn more about the ITARhere.Equal Employment OpportunityBlue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information on "EEO Is the Law," please see here and here.Affirmative Action and Disability AccommodationApplicants wishing to view a copy of Blue Origin's Affirmative Action Plans, or applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application and/or interview process, please contact us at .

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