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Aerospace Assembly Technician III (A Shift)

Kent, WA 98032

Posted: 07/02/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Blue Origin - Contract Job Number: 29167

Job Description

Position Title:  Aerospace Assembly Technician III (A Shift)

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract Aerospace Assembly Technician opportunity with our client in Kent, WA.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Manufacture, assemble, and test custom machine hardware according to written procedures, engineering models, work orders, drawings, and specifications.
  • Setup new production work areas, including tooling and equipment.
  • Perform second-party verifications and hardware inspections of engineering models, drawings, specifications, and written procedures.
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and correct malfunctions by modification, rework, repair, and/or maintenance.
  • Perform root cause analysis and implement corrective actions for recurrence control.
  • Operate various material handling equipment including forklifts, overhead cranes, aerial lifts, flight vehicle and subassembly transportation equipment.
  • Setup and operate a wide range of precision calibrated tools including, but not limited to, torque wrenches, micrometers, calipers, laser trackers, height gauges, and optical measuring instruments.
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement projects for area safety and efficiency.
  • Perform routine maintenance functions such as daily clean-up of work areas to support 5S, FOD, and ESD.

Job Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience in aerospace manufacturing, integration, or other large/complex assembly manufacturing environment.
  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent experience.
  • Interpret engineering models, drawings, specifications, written work instructions, test procedures and P&IDs.
  • Experience operating heavy lifting equipment such as cranes and forklifts around critical hardware.
  • Experience using common assembly and integration tools.
  • Climb ladders/stairs and work in small, restricted areas.
  • Work at heights on work stands and in lifts.
  • Perform repetitive work, including lifting of items up to 40lbs.
  • Experience with verbal and written communication of technical data, results, and associated tools (confluence, MS-Office suite).

Desired Qualifications:
  • Industry certification, trade school training, and/or degree in a related field.
  • Work effectively with a strong work ethic and close attention to detail in a fast-paced dynamic team environment with rapidly changing roles and responsibilities.
  • Experience in handling large/expensive components.
  • Experience in laser tracker operation.
  • Experience in assembling large tight-tolerance structures.
  • Experience in new product introduction.
  • Experience in a team-based Lean Manufacturing environment.
  • Lean Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma certification.

Job Details:
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Locations: Kent, WA
  • Pay Rate: $50.40/hr
  • ITAR obligations are associated with this role, U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, or protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a) (1), (3) is required.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, insurance plan options (HDHP plan or POS plan), education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO), and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to product development companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

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