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Aerospace Technician III - Tanks Weekday Night Shift Night Shift Night Shift

BLUE ORIGIN

BLUE ORIGIN

Florida, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

At Blue Origin, we envision millions of people living and working in space for the benefit of Earth. We’re working to develop reusable, safe, and low-cost space vehicles and systems within a culture of safety, collaboration, and inclusion. Join our diverse team of problem solvers as we add new chapters to the history of spaceflight!

As part of a diverse and hardworking team of experts, you will manufacture and assemble large-scale hardware for various spaceflight systems. 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, 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.

Our team is in the process of transitioning from development to production while ensuring safety, quality, and productivity. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention toward safe and repeatable spaceflight. We are looking to build a road to space to enable a future where millions of people are living and working in space to benefit Earth.

This is a frontline, hands-on-hardware, tank production, and assembly Aerospace Technician role. We are looking for Technicians to perform overhead crane moves of tooling and flight hardware, conduct manual blending operations, operate tooling fixtures, execute precision drilling, and install internal and external tank components. The rocket starts with us, we build and assemble the tanks for New Glenn (GS1) First and (GS2) Second stage.

We want to bring on people who can apply their commitment to quality, technical expertise, and leadership skills to impact safe human spaceflight positively. Passion for our mission and vision is required!

Responsibilities:

  • Manufacture (GS1) First and (GS2) Second Stage Booster according to written procedures
  • Interpret engineering models, drawings, specifications, written work instructions, and test procedures
  • Setup and operate a wide range of precision calibrated tools such as torque wrenches, micrometers, calipers, depth gauges, and optical measuring instruments
  • Work collaboratively with teams of diverse skills, fields, and backgrounds
  • Communicate clearly and appropriately, in writing and person
  • Basic digital literacy such as Windows, Microsoft Office, etc.
  • Repetitively climb ladders/stairs and work in small, restricted areas
  • Perform repetitive work, including lifting of items up to 50lbs
  • Operate various material handling equipment including forklifts, overhead cranes, aerial lifts, truck-trailer combinations, and other ground support equipment as required
  • Ability to support scheduled work 2nd shift, extended hours, and weekends
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion
  • Perform second-party verifications and hardware inspections of engineering models, drawings, specifications, and written work instructions
  • Understand clean-as-you-go techniques and the need for general cleanliness

Qualifications:

  • Use of hand drills, power feed drills (PFD), track drills, Jiffy/E-Tech tools
  • Knowledge of proper drill speeds and feeds for materials being worked
  • Use of drill jigs, bomb sites, and tools needed for hand placement of holes
  • Understand hole angularity and the importance of quality hole tolerances
  • Experience drilling through aluminum, titanium, Inconel, and composite stacks
  • Ability to pull holes
  • Experience in application of sealants, adhesives, paints, and primers
  • 6 plus years of experience in aerospace manufacturing, integration, or another relevant field
  • Experience in at least one of the following is required: fluids and tubing install, instrumentation, and electrical harness routing, general Aerospace/Launch vehicle assembly
  • Interpret engineering models, drawings, specifications, written work instructions, and test procedures
  • Work collaboratively with teams of diverse skills, fields, and backgrounds
  • Communicate clearly and appropriately, in writing and person
  • Basic digital literacy such as Windows, Microsoft Office, etc.
  • Climb ladders/stairs and work in small, restricted areas
  • Work at Heights on work stands and in lifts
  • Perform repetitive work, including lifting of items up to 35lbs
  • Must 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 a related field
  • Demonstrated success as a “hands-on” technical leader
  • Work effectively with a strong work ethic and close attention to detail in a fast-paced dynamic team environment with rapidly changing roles and responsibilities
  • Continuous improvement mindset. Our job is never complete; we are always refining and improving
  • Intense curiosity for understanding the details of our business and how to optimize it
  • Experience in handling large aerospace components
  • Experience in assembling large tight-tolerance structures
  • Experience in new product introduction
  • Experience in a team-based Lean Manufacturing environment
  • Lean Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma certification
  • Ability to lift heavy items to 50lbs
  • Military experience

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the requisition is closed.

Inclusivity Statement

Don’t meet all desired requirements? 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 you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every desired qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Export Control Regulations

Applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

Benefits

Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, paid parental leave, short and long-term disability, 401(k) with a company match of up to 5%, and an Education Support Program.

Paid Time Off: Up to four (4) weeks per year based on weekly scheduled hours, and up to 14 company-paid holidays.

Discretionary bonus: Bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results.

Eligibility for benefits varies by role type, please check with your recruiter for a comprehensive list of the benefits available for this role.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Blue 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, including the Washington Fair Chance Act, the California Fair Chance Act, the Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws. For more information on “EEO Is the Law,” please see here.

Affirmative Action and Disability Accommodation

Applicants wishing to receive information on 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 EEOCompliance@blueorigin.com.

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