• Vehicle Integration Technician, Subassemblies

    Job Locations US-WA-Kent
    Integrated Supply Chain
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  • Overview

    As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will work with a unique and highly-skilled team building launch vehicles, spacecraft and launch facility systems.  You will share in the team’s impact on all aspects of and responsible for manufacturing, assembling and supporting hardware testing that meets Blue Origin's program requirements. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.


    • Assembly of machined and/or carbon fiber structural components to aerospace standards
    • Fabrication of support brackets, splice plates and sheet metal parts
    • Fabrication and routing of pressurization and propellant tubing
    • Installation of wire harnesses and instrumentation
    • Design and fabrication of assembly tooling
    • Work with engineers to review design concepts, provide feedback for ease of assembly, and support development tests
    • Review, edit and follow work instructions for assembly tasks
    • Plan and communicate assembly steps for complex mechanical installations
    • Safely work with hazardous systems, containing chemicals and/or high pressure
    • Ability to work in a team environment with multiple and rapidly changing priorities
    • Excellent problem solving skills


    • Excellent demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to document and maintain accurate records, strict procedural compliance, as well as read drawings and prints
    • Ability to use standard tools and basic fabrication equipment
    • Experience assembling and troubleshooting aerospace, military hardware, or other related fields
    • Familiarity with pressurized system safety for pneumatic and hydraulic systems
    • Demonstrated ability to use standard mechanical tools, fabrication shop equipment and the capability to drill and prepare close tolerance holes for fastener installation is required
    • 5+ years’ experience in aerospace or related fields
    • A&P license or equivalent experience in launch vehicle or propulsion system assembly and integration
    • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite
    • 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.


    • 10+ years’ experience in launch vehicle or propulsion system assembly and vehicle integration
    • Experience with CNC machining experience and/or composite structure fabrication
    • Experience operating heavy lifting equipment such as cranes and forklifts around flight critical hardware
    • Experience with 3D measurement tools, such as Faro Arms and Trackers and Verisurf software
    • Working knowledge of a variety of rocket propellants, including hydrogen peroxide, RP, and cryogenics
    • Knowledge in the use of 3D CAD tools (CREO is preferred), and ability to read and interpret GD&T per ASME Y14.5M-1994 standard

    Must be physically able to:

    • Climb ladders and stairs, and work in small, restricted areas
    • Lift and carry 25 lbs
    • Work 2nd shift, as well as weekends and overtime, when necessary


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