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Mission Operations Transporter Operator II

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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 hardworking team of Mission Operation (MO) specialists you will develop the next generation of launch and space vehicle manufacturing on Florida’s Space Coast at our Orbital Launch Site Manufacturing Complex. You will share in the team’s impact on all aspects of transporting large equipment, vehicle stages, large flight hardware, and other components requiring critical transport and handling considerations.  The work will involve move execution, loading/unloading operations, rigging, load monitoring, and process documentation. The Mission Operations group interfaces directly with vehicle design, production, launch systems, and other test and operational groups. We put a strong emphasis on teamwork, coordination, and service to support all Blue Origin team needs. Additional responsibilities include: Operation of overhead cranes and transportation equipment including Self-Propelled Modular Transporters (SPMTs), Dual Lane hydraulic transporters, large tow tractors and trailers, and other heavy equipment on public and private roads.

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:

  • Work directly with engineers and mission planners to plan and execute transportation operations
  • Responsible to verify that all work is being performed efficiently, safely, and in accordance with quality standards
  • Check and maintain the efficiency of the SPMTs and Dual Lane trailers, execute regular maintenance and perform troubleshooting as required
  • Efficiently and safely carry out loading and offloading of large loads.  This could include lifting, installing rigging, and weighing large heavy loads
  • Execute transport operation with a safety-oriented approach to identify and eliminate potential injuries and accidents
  • Support assembly, disassembly, and configuration of Modular Trailers and SPMTs (Scheuerle, KAMAG) in any configuration required for equipment or component transportation
  • Perform pre-mission dry runs to ensure functionality and operational readiness of transportation equipment.
  • Operate transport and handling equipment as necessary (heavy transporters, tractor units, MHE)
  • We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, and commitment to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!

Qualifications:

  • Experience operating large transport equipment such as SPMTs, hydraulic transporters, and large tugs/trailers
  • Experience lifting, rigging, and securing large and heavy loads
  • Versed in reading and understand engineering drawings and documentation to ensure that loads, loading methods, load securing, and load transport, comply with transport plans
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion
  • Understanding that this will be second shift and ability to work shift as indicated.
  • 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:

  • Commercial Driver License, Class A or Class C (Florida issued CDL or ability to obtain)

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.

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 5% company match.

Paid Time Off:  Provides up to 4 weeks per year, in addition to 14 holidays

Blue Origin
Blue Origin

United States, Space Coast, FL

Posted 5d ago

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