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Engine Integration Technician II - Second Shift



Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 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 diverse and hardworking team of Technicians, you will help in integration and test, functional verification, and problem solving related to propulsion systems and components for various spaceflight systems. You will share in the team’s impact on all aspects of manufacturing, assembling and testing propulsion hardware.

Special Mentions

  • Relocation provided
  • Travel expected up to 5% of the time
  • Shift available: Monday- Thursday (3pm - 1:30 am)
  • Occasional overtime required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Passion for our mission: Millions of people living and working in space!
  • 3+ years’ experience in aerospace maintenance and manufacturing or similar field (e.g. nuclear or oilfield)
  • Ability to interpret engineering fabrication drawings and electrical schematics
  • Ability to read, understand, and use technical manuals and detailed work instructions
  • Knowledge in the proper use of different types of aerospace fittings
  • Mechanical proficiency and ability to utilize hand tools, power tools and heavy equipment
  • Use of precision measuring instruments and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as be a self-starter
  • Climb ladders and stairs, and work in small, restricted areas
  • Lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Work schedule may vary and depend on hardware and testing
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and strengthen our 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

  • 5+ years’ experience in propulsion integration and testing
  • Associates degree in a technical field
  • Knowledge of precision inspection equipment, including bore scopes maintenance and their use
  • Experience with critical sealing surface requirements
  • Experience with thread insert installation and thread tapping tools
  • A&P license or equivalent experience in integration and test of propulsion systems
  • Experience operating heavy lifting equipment such as overhead cranes and forklifts on flight hardware
  • Experience with 3D measurement tools, such as Faro Arms/Trackers and Verisurf software
  • 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
  • Familiar with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $29.03-$40.65

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.

Affirmative Action and Disability Accommodation

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