Blue Origin Test Operations Technician - Kent in Kent, Washington
As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts the Integration Engineer (IE) will be responsible for facility construction/modification support, test article integration for rocket engine testing activities, facility operation, repairs, and maintenance for various spaceflight systems. The IE must be a self-starter, professional, highly-motivated, and a team player. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.
Test facility construction, operation, and maintenance:
Fabrication, installation, and checkout of wire harnesses and instrumentation
Work with data acquisition systems and controls
Test article integration and checkout
General trouble shooting of instrumentation, fluid components, etc.
Fabrication and routing of pressurization and propellant tubing
Operation of test facility
Reviewing, editing, and following test procedures
Working with engineers on design concepts/improvements and development tests
Planning and communicating assembly steps for complex mechanical installations
Providing design feedback on the test stand and test article(s)
Safely working with electricity, hazardous chemicals, hydraulics, cryogenics, and high pressure systems
1-3 years of experience in rocket engine test facility support, testing rocket or jet engines, or closely related applications
Direct experience working with instrumentation, sensors, and electronics
Demonstrated ability to work with:
Test, flight, and safety critical hardware
Standard mechanical tools, fabrication shop equipment
Experience with pneumatic systems, propellant loading and off-loading systems
Working knowledge of a variety of rocket propellants, including hydrogen peroxide, RP, and cryogenics
Ability to build to a P&ID, including selection of components based on pressures, temperatures, ranges, and materials.
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.
Must be willing to work various shifts as needed.
5+ years’ experience in propulsion facility/system or launch vehicle operation, integration, or maintenance
Familiarity with tube fabrication (bend, flare, fittings, etc.) and pressurized system safety
Experience operating heavy lifting equipment such as cranes and forklifts around flight critical hardware
MIG/TIG, orbital welding experience
Ability to read and interpret drawings - GD&T per ASME Y14.5M-1994 standard
External Company Name: Blue Origin
External Company URL: www.blueorigin.com
Street: 21218 76th Ave S