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Maintenance Technician II (Weekday Shift)



Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 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 team of Technicians, you will support multiple additive manufacturing systems as well as ancillary equipment to maintain Blue Origin's launch vehicle programs. This position serves as a crucial role in the Additive Manufacturing department in the maintenance and support of additive machinery and is a vital component of the AM Ecosystem.

Special Mentions:

  • Relocation provided
  • Shifts available:
  • o A Shift - M-TH 5:00 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Interviews will include a technical assessment

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Maintain and improve additive manufacturing machines that maximizes part quality, machine up-time and production throughput.
  • Meet both quality and schedule expectations.
  • Track related consumable supplies and alert Responsible personnel if additional supplies required (procurement and maintenance of powders, hand tooling, build plates, process gas quality, filters, etc.) Collaborate with team on AM process improvements.
  • Follow standardized file systems, traceability documentation for all machine related repair/anomaly reported incidents.
  • Maintain all AM ancillary equipment and document accordingly. Additive Machine diagnostics and machine operation troubleshooting.
  • Maintaining PPE and safety aware in a shop setting.
  • Assist visiting vendor field service engineers during commissioning, service calls and machine upgrades such as software and hardware related upgrades.
  • Identify JHA's (Job Hazard Analysis) and author Jha’s.
  • Practice safe workplace techniques.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3+ years of hands-on relevant mechanical experience.
  • Experience with precision measuring equipment and working with precise tolerances based on blueprints and/or schematics.
  • An understanding of AM machine operation from machine flips to daily general maintenance task such as filter replacements.
  • Highschool Diploma or equivalent experience with basic hand and power tools Possesses the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proven track record of resourcefulness from their previous assignments.
  • Basic proficiency with computers, including Microsoft Office.
  • Comfortable with confined spaces and working with hazardous chemicals. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • 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

  • 5S experience Additive Manufacturing Experience Previous laser and/or electrical experience

Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $22.21—$31.10

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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