flight systems

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 diverse and hardworking team of technicians, you will be responsible for the thermal processing of a wide range of aerospace hardware for various spaceflight systems. You will share in the team’s impact on all aspects of heat treat and pyrometry including:

  • Assisting with specification, procurement and installation of equipment
  • Operation and maintenance of vacuum furnaces, sub-systems and ancillary equipment
  • Assisting with process documentation and controls
  • Performance of Pyrometric testing and certification of vacuum furnace equipment.


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!


  • Passion for our mission and vision: Millions of people living and working in space!
  • Minimum of 3 years of aerospace vacuum thermal processing experience.
  • 2 years technical college – or a minimum of 5 years on the job training working with vacuum heat-treating furnaces.  
  • Must have understanding of vacuum system fundamentals and operation.
  • Experience thermally processing aerospace materials such as stainless steel, copper, nickel and cobalt alloys, and titanium wrought alloys, casting, and additive manufacturing.
  • Familiar with pre and post process testing such as hardness testing.
  • Familiar with performing vacuum furnace preventative maintenance.
  • Strong written and personal computer skills.
  • Safety committed & conscientiousness.
  • Background/ familiarity with Calibration and pyrometry (AMS 2750 & AMS 2769).
  • Physically able to climb ladders and stairs and lift and carry 50 lbs. for limited durations.
  • Overhead crane and rigging experience.
  • Ability to support 1st, 2nd and weekend shifts as necessary
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a 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.


  • 5+ of aerospace vacuum thermal processing experience
  • Experience performing post process testing such as hardness, alpha case, and mechanical testing
  • Experience working with:
  • Materials engineers to design, test, and document heat treatment and braze processes
  • Design engineers to specify braze joints designs, braze alloy selection (Ni and precious metal base), and process development

Don’t meet every single requirement? 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 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.

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


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

Discretionary bonus programs

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Blue Origin
United States, Space Coast, FL
Posted 8d ago
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