Valve Technician (Weekend Shift)

Valve Technician (Weekend Shift)

Blue Origin | Seattle, WA, 98113, US
Salary Range:$35,000 – $51,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 4 days ago

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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.

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!

As part of a diverse and hardworking team of technicians, you will perform general duties involved in the manufacturing, assembling, and testing of valves and controls components for various spaceflight systems. You will share in the team's impact on all aspects of component and subassembly manufacturing. The production valve manufacturing team is a critical part of the company's Integrated Supply Chain. A technician in this role will perform daily tasks including:


* Integrate, test, functionally verify, and troubleshoot hydraulic and pneumatically-actuated cryogenic valves, systems and components.
* Perform intermediate and/or depot level component maintenance, inspection, and repair.
* Assist engineers in reviewing and developing design concepts, tooling, test hardware and providing feedback for improvements.
* Follow, review, improve and provide feedback on work instructions for complex mechanical systems and installations.
* Safely work with chemical and/or high-pressure hazardous systems.
* Ensure tasks are performed on schedule, safely and in a professional manner.
* Rapidly adapt to changing roles while working in a challenging high-paced work environment.
* Show Innovation and accountability in the of improvement of processes and the efficiency of operations and the work area.
* Maintain inventory of parts and equipment for assembly, test and maintenance of valve related systems.
* Support overtime required for integration tasks or test campaigns.


* 0-2 years' experience (or equivalent) in aerospace, aircraft, R&D or related industrial or defense fields.
* Strong attention to detail, desire to solve problems, and drive to resolve technical issues.
* Ability to lift items up to 40 lbs. and use lifting equipment and machinery for heavier hardware.
* Must possess a strong work ethic, prove ability to follow direction, and meet expectations.
* Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and technical manuals.
* Physically able to climb ladders and stairs.
* Ability to support one of the following production work schedule: Shift C: Fri-Sun 5:00am-6:00pm
* Good verbal and written communication skills and ability to interface with software systems, databases and Microsoft Office Suite.
* 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


* Experience with cryogenic systems, operation, safety and hardware.
* Prior experience fabricating, maintaining, testing, operating or inspecting aerospace mechanical components or fluids systems.
* Experience with CAD systems for review and interpretation of 3-D models.
* Certification for PIT class I, II, III, IV, or V forklift and/or overhead crane operator.

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.

Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $23.89-$35.04

Compensation range for on site CA applicants is $23.89-$35.04

Other site ranges may differ

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

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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