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Sub Assembly Technician

Company: Aerotek
Location: Kent
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

On behalf of it's client, Aerotek is seeking qualified aerospace assemblers to work on launch vehicles, spacecraft and launch facility systems located in Kent, WA Hiring ASAP.
A shift: Monday - Thursday 5:00am - 3:30pm
As part of a diverse and hardworking team of technicians, you will build launch vehicles, spacecraft and launch facility systems. You will share in the teams impact on all aspects of and responsible for manufacturing, assembling, and supporting hardware testing that meets Blue Origin's program requirements. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.
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!
Additional responsibilities include:
Assembly of a variety of structural, hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanically actuated component sub-assemblies for New Shepard, New Glenn, and Engines components
Assembly of structural components to aerospace standards
Work with engineers to review design concepts, provide feedback for ease of assembly, and support development tests
Review, edit and follow work instructions for assembly tasks
Plan and communicate assembly steps for complex mechanical installations
Safely work with hazardous systems, containing chemicals and/or high pressure
Ability to work in a team environment with multiple and rapidly changing priorities
Excellent problem-solving skills
Excellent demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
3-5+ years of experience in precision assembly
Experience drilling and preparing close tolerance holes for structural assembly and fastener installation
Ability to document and maintain accurate records, strict procedural compliance, as well as read drawings and prints
Ability to use standard tools and basic fabrication equipment
Experience assembling and troubleshooting aerospace, military hardware, or other related fields
Demonstrated ability to use standard mechanical tools, fabrication shop equipment
Experience using Microsoft Office Suite
Work Monday -Thursday, 10 hour shifts (5AM- 3:30PM) with potential for overtime requests
Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and strengthen our culture of inclusion
Must be physically able to:
Climb ladders and stairs, and work in small, restricted areas
Lift and carry 25 lbs
Experience in launch vehicle or propulsion system assembly and vehicle integration
5+ years experience in aerospace or related fields
A&P license or equivalent experience in launch vehicle or propulsion system assembly and integration
Familiarity with pressurized system safety for pneumatic and hydraulic systems
Experience operating heavy lifting equipment such as cranes and forklifts around flight critical hardware
Experience with 3D measurement tools and Spatial analyzer/Verisurf software
Working knowledge of a variety of rocket propellants, including hydrogen peroxide, RP, and cryogenics
Knowledge in the use of 3D CAD tools (CREO is preferred), and ability to read and interpret GD&T per ASME Y14.5M-1994 standard
Dont meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At Blue Origin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if youre excited about this role but your past experience doesnt align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.
Top Skills Details:
Riveting,Countersinking,Drilling,Meaurement tools,micrometers
Additional Skills & Qualifications:
Drilling & Riveting
Eligibility requirements apply to some
benefits and may
depend on your job classification and
length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to
specific elections, plan, or program terms. This role may be eligible for
the following:

  • Medical, dental & vision

  • 401(k)/Roth

  • Insurance (Basic/Supplemental Life &

  • AD&D)

  • Short and long-term disability

  • Health and Dependent Care Spending Accounts (HAS

  • & DCFSA)

  • Transportation benefits

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Time off/Leave (PTO, Vacation, or Sick Leave)

    About Aerotek:
    We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing - Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at
    The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Aerotek, Kent , Sub Assembly Technician, Professions , Kent, Washington

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