🧰 Technician –Payload Fairing-Vertical Test Integration

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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, passionate, diverse, accomplished and constantly evolving team of experts, you will assemble major launch vehicle structures, secondary structure, and other 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 of diverse individuals, are experienced and skilled in several relevant technologies (even if perhaps not in the aerospace industry), continuously seek out opportunities to learn and improve, enjoy occasional travel, 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.

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

Responsibilities:

  • Assemble payload systems Avionics harnessing, click bond applications, separation systems according to written procedures, engineering drawings and models.
  • Application of various types of RTV and Epoxy bonding.
  • Setup new production work areas, including tooling and equipment
  • Operate various material handling equipment including forklifts, overhead cranes, aerial lifts, flight vehicle and subassembly transportation equipment, truck-trailer combinations and other ground support equipment will be required
  • Operate a wide range of precision calibrated tools including, but not limited to, torque wrenches, micrometers, calipers, laser tracker, height gauges and optical measuring instruments
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement projects for area safety and efficiency
  • Clean as you go model is critical for all operations across Blue Origin.
  • Assist with transition from development to production, including first articles
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and correct malfunctions by modification, rework, repair, and/or maintenance
  • Work closely with a team, clean room operations, working from heights
  • Ability to work off-shift, extended overtime, and weekends if/when necessary
  • Other duties as required for fulfilling the mission and our vision

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • 2+ years of experience in aerospace manufacturing, integration, or another relevant field
  • Experience in at least one of the following is required:
  • Instrumentation and electrical harness routing, general Aerospace/Launch vehicle assembly
  • Interpret engineering models, drawings, specifications, written work instructions and test procedures
  • Work collaboratively with teams of diverse skills, disciplines, and backgrounds
  • Communicate clearly and appropriately, in writing and in person
  • Basic computer skills such as Windows, Microsoft Office, etc.
  • Climb ladders/stairs and work in small, restricted areas
  • Perform repetitive work, including lifting of items up to 50lbs
  • 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.

Desired:

  • Experience working inside clean rooms
  • Experience working on payloads, fairings, capsules
  • ATF Certification for handling and/or installing explosives
  • Experience in handling/moving large aerospace components
  • Industry certification, trade school training and/or degree in related field
  • Proven success as a “hands-on” technical leader
  • 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
  • Continuous improvement mindset. Our job is never complete; we are always refining and improving
  • Intense curiosity for understanding the details of our business and how to optimize it
  • Experience in assembling large tight-tolerance structures
  • Experience in new product introduction
  • Experience in a team-based Lean Manufacturing environment
  • Lean Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma certification
  • Ability to lift heavy items up to 50lbs
  • Military experience

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.

Benefits

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 12d ago

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