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Dimensional Inspector II (Weeknight shift)



Arlington, WA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 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!

This role is part of Blue Origin Operations, which is comprised of Integrated Supply Chain, Facilities, and Security. This includes Manufacturing and Supply Chain support across all Blue Origin facilities.

As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of specialists, you will inspect development and flight vehicle components for various spaceflight systems. You will share in the team’s impact on all aspects of providing accurate data on tight tolerance high value components to determine configuration per engineering designs.

We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and dedication to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!

Special Mentions

  • Relocation provided
  • Shifts available: Week night shift
    • Monday- Thursday: 2:00 PM- 12:30 AM (training during day shift)

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Handle preparations for parts requiring non-contact inspection scanning methods
  • Inspection Software Quality Assurance
  • Program, setup and operate Blue Light inspection system
  • Perform Manual Layout on granite table of complex hardware
  • Using design data to inspect additive manufactured, machined and received components
  • Perform first article, in-process & final inspections
  • Provide feedback to machinists and engineers with dimensional data
  • Document, track and complete nonconformance reports
  • Provide inspection time estimates
  • Maintain and supervise inspection equipment calibrations
  • Process improvement
  • Maintain configuration control on files and job records
  • Safely work within an industrial environment

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in dimensional
  • Outstanding blueprint reading skills including GD&T per ASME Y14.5M-1994 or 2009 or 2018 standard.
  • Experience inspecting tight tolerance, high value components.
  • Strong computer software skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Suite Programs
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize projects to meet completion dates.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with ATOS Professional/GOM Inspect software
  • Experience with 3D scanning/Bluelight/ATOS or similar
  • CMM, Faro Arm, V-Stars, Laser Tracker or similar very helpful
  • Experience in dimensional inspection of aerospace components preferred
  • Aerospace quality inspection experience
  • CAD software knowledge
  • Experience operating heavy lifting equipment such as cranes and forklifts around flight critical hardware.

Compensation range for on site CA applicants is $24.62-$34.46

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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