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Aerospace Technician II - Weekend Shift

Company: Blue Origin
Location: Seattle
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

At Blue Origin, we envision millions of people living and working in space for the benefit of Earth. We're working to develop reusable, safe, and low-cost space vehicles and systems within a culture of safety, collaboration, and inclusion. Join our diverse team of problem solvers as we add new chapters to the history of spaceflight! This role is part of Blue Origin Operations, which is comprised of Integrated Supply Chain, Facilities, and Security. This includes Manufacturing and Supply Chain support across all Blue Origin facilities.
As part of a small, passionate, and accomplished team of experts, you will be involved in the fabrication and assembly of flight hardware and the application of coatings for various spaceflight systems. You will share in the team's impact on all aspects of process and design engineers to characterize, improve, and document manufacturing processes and the resulting hardware quality. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.
Special Mentions

  • Relocation provided
  • Shift available: Friday - Sunday (5am - 5:30pm)
  • This position is Friday- Sunday and is scheduled for 36 hours, but the employee will receive an 11% weekend shift pay uplift. As such, the position is paid the equivalent of the 40-hour Monday-Friday shift.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Apply coatings to parts (including touch-up)
    • Maintain the coating booth operations - ensures desired coating levels, performs product changeovers, and does routine maintenance
    • Operate an automated grit blaster.
    • Operates, cleans, and maintains all equipment, including sprayers, robotic spray guns and pumps, etc.
    • Fabricate flight parts and make adjustments to machine to achieve blueprint requirements
    • Performs assembly of precision parts per defined work instructions
    • Performs and/or schedules maintenance/repair of the spray booth to ensure proper operation when required
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Provide manufacturing feedback to design engineers
    • Provide process improvement feedback to process engineers
    • Safely work within an industrial environment
    • Continuous improvement mentality

      Minimum Qualifications

      • High School Diploma or equivalent experience
      • 2+ years of prior work experience in related field
      • Ability to use basic precision measuring tools such as micrometers, calipers, etc.
      • Strong written and verbal communication to include, spelling, reading and math skills
      • Self-Motivated with the ability to work within a team environment or independently as required
      • Ability to climb ladders, stairs, work in small/restricted areas, and lift up to 50 lbs.
      • 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.

        Preferred Qualifications:

        • 5+ years of experience in Aerospace or related fields.
        • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency with paint or coatings
        • Crane operator/ lift coordinator experience
          Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $29-$42.58 USD Inclusivity Statement
          Don't meet all desired requirements? 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 desired 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 a refugee or granted asylum.

          Employee Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, paid parental leave (must be employed at time of birth or adoption), short and long-term disability, 401(k) with a company match of up to 5%, and an Education Support Program available after 1 year of service.
          Paid Time Off: Up to four (4) weeks per year based on weekly scheduled hours, and up to 14 company-paid holidays for all regular employees (including part-time), fixed-term, and interns.
          Discretionary bonus: Employees may be eligible for discretionary bonuses in addition to base pay. Bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results.

          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, including the Washington Fair Chance Act, the California Fair Chance Act, the Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws. For more information on "EEO Is the Law," please see here and here.

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