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Job Profile Name Technician - Integration Engineering III



Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 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!

Business Unit IntroductionNew Shepard: This role is part of the New Shepard program. New Shepard is a reusable suborbital rocket system designed to take astronauts and research payloads past the Kármán line – the internationally recognized boundary of space. Through operational reusability, New Shepard supports our mission of lowering the cost of access to space.

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 team, you will participate in the development and verification of space flight components on Blue Origin space craft. You will share in the team’s impact on all aspects of re-usable, safety-critical component development and delivery. This hands-on position requires experience in assembling and fabricating a safety critical space ship. Together, our teams deliver the structures carrying critical components in space.

We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and commitment to quality to positively impact future spaceflights. Passion for our mission and vision is required!

Special Mentions

  • Travel expected up to 10% of the time
  • Shifts available:
  • A shift Mon-Thur 10 Hrs daily

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Tool room duties as necessary
  • Personal certifications
  • Tool expiration and tracking
  • Daily tool inventory
  • 5’s leader for the entire High bay
  • Fix exchange any broken tools
  • Maintain and set up all tools

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate

  • 3-5 years’ experience (or equivalent) in aerospace, aircraft, R&D or related industrial or defense fields.

  • Must be willing to travel (approximately 10%) to other launch sites or customer facilities as necessary

  • Strong attention to detail, desire to solve problems, and drive to resolve technical issues.

  • Work collaboratively with teams of diverse skills, fields, and backgrounds

  • Ability to lift items up to 40 lbs. and use lifting equipment and machinery for heavier hardware.

  • Must possess a strong work ethic, prove ability to follow direction, and meet expectations.

  • Excellent shop mathematics, precision measuring skills and test instruments to complete work assignments including functional test assemblies

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, documents, process specifications, quality control requirements, and established processes and procedures.

  • Must be comfortable working on ladders, scissor lifts, booms and or elevated workstations or in spaces of 10 feet or less such as under instrument panels and inside structures.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills and ability to interface with software systems, databases and Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion

  • 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

  • Prior experience fabricating, maintaining, testing, operating, or inspecting aerospace mechanical components or fluids systems.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of applicable industry experience (launch vehicles, satellites, aircraft, motorsports, oil & gas).

  • A&P license or equivalent experience in launch vehicle or propulsion system assembly and integration

  • Experience installing strain gages with a variety of adhesive types, Aerospace fasteners, rivet guns, torque wrench, ducts, wire harnesses, insulation and tubing.

  • Experience in assembling large tight-tolerance structures

  • Work effectively with a strong work ethic and close attention to detail in a fast-paced dynamic team environment with constantly evolving roles and responsibilities

Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $36.27-$49.73

Other site ranges may differ

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 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.

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