🧰 Aerospace Technician(All Levels) - Tanks Second Shift

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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 will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards 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 operate various robotic equipment, perform overhead crane moves of tooling and flight hardware, conduct manual blending operations, operate fixture tooling, and execute precision drilling, and internal tank installations. The rocket starts with us, we build and assemble the tanks for New Glenn from raw material and by the time it leaves our area it is the tank assembly.

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


  • Operate multi axis robotic weld systems
  • Manual blend operations
  • Precision drilling in accordance with engineering drawings and specifications for internal tank installations
  • Setup new production work areas, including layouts, tooling, and equipment
  • Assist with transition from development to production, including first articles
  • Manufacture, assemble, and test mechanical flight hardware assemblies according to written procedures and engineering models, drawings, specifications, and written procedures
  • Perform second party verifications and hardware inspections to engineering models, drawings, specifications, and written work instructions
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and correct discrepancies by modification, rework, repair, and/or maintenance
  • Perform root cause analysis and implement corrective actions for recurrence control
  • Ability to operate various material handling equipment including forklifts, overhead cranes, aerial lifts, truck-trailer combinations, and other group support equipment as required
  • Setup and operate a wide range of precision calibrated tools such as torque wrenches, micrometers, calipers, depth gauges, and optical measuring instruments
  • Perform routine maintenance functions such as daily clean-up of work areas to support 5S, FOD, and Safety
  • Other duties as assigned or otherwise beneficial to fulfilling the mission


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Experience in manufacturing, integration, or another relevant field
  • Ability to interpret engineering models, drawings, specifications, written work instructions, and test procedures
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic computer skills such as Windows, Microsoft Office, etc.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces for extended periods of time
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks such as climbing ladders/stairs, lifting heavy items > 50lbs, and blending welds
  • Ability to 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
  • Ability to work any shift, extended overtime hours, and weekends if/when necessary as directed
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion and safety
  • 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


  • Experience with multi-axis robotic systems
  • Sheet metal or structural experience (fabricating, assembly, and install)
  • Experience in precision drilling applications and assembling tight tolerance structures
  • Industry certification, trade school training and/or degree in related field
  • Military Experience
  • Experience in Aerospace/Launch vehicle production, testing, and assembly
  • Experience in handling large aerospace components and flight hardware

ITAR Requirements

To conform to U.S. Government commercial space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, lawfully admitted for permanent residence into the U.S. (i.e. current green card holder), or lawfully admitted as a refugee or granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. §  1157-1158.   Learn more about the ITAR here

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. For more information on “EEO Is the Law,” please see here and here.

Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Washington Fair Chance Act, Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws.

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.


Employee Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, short and long-term disability and 401(k) with up to 4% company match.

Paid Time Off:  Provides up to 4 weeks per year, in addition to 11 holidays

Blue Origin

Blue Origin

United States, Merritt Island, FL

Posted 21d ago