🧰 Hydraulic/Pneumatic Technician III

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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 passionate, and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for assisting engineers and technicians with assembling, testing, and implementation of flight components and flight articles for development purposes. This position requires a strong mechanical aptitude with emphasis in component level assembly. Knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, helium, nitrogen, aircraft fluids, the ability to read schematics, and familiarity of AS9100 are a huge plus. This position will also require your dedicated commitment and attention to detail of hydraulic and pneumatic components, test articles, and maintaining a safe working environment.

We seek people who are passionate about space and possess a strong desire to continuously learn while applying their technical expertise, leadership skills, and commitment to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!


  • Assembling valves, check valves, and other hydraulic/pneumatic components
  • Operate hydraulic/pneumatic flow test benches and portable test stations
  • Using flowmeters, transducers, multimeters, oscilloscopes, pressure gauges, and other test devices to interpret the test results of a test article
  • Using calipers, micrometers, and other measuring devices for assembling flight hardware
  • Safety wiring of completed test articles to prepare for service
  • Read, create, and interpret mechanical drawings, schematics, and P&ID’s
  • Working with pressures up to 10,000 psi
  • Understand various types of fittings
  • Use of shop tools, equipment, and machinery
  • Acceptance Test Procedures, Factory Acceptance Testing, Customer Acceptance Testing
  • Installation of Helicoils, seals, and O-rings
  • Understanding of AS-9100 requirements and audits
  • Following work order instructions to assemble and test according to engineering instructions
  • Ability to identify documentation errors and work with engineering to correct any issues
  • Fill and supply cryogenic Dewars and high pressure gasses (Helium and Nitrogen)
  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment
  • Flexible to change


  • 8+ years’ experience in related field
  • Hands-on experience developing and executing work instructions
  • Strong written and computer skills
  • 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.


  • Basic use of CAD
  • Pneumatic test equipment experience
  • Hydraulic knowledge
  • Development Lab and Production Lab experience
  • LabVIEW or PLC experience
  • Understanding of clean room environments
  • Understanding of precision cleaning
  • Understanding of oxygen level cleaning
  • Familiarity with typical aerospace testing and quality processes (AS9100, FOD Control, Lean, 5’s, etc.)

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, Kent, WA

Posted 5d ago