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Aerospace Technician - Engines II (B Shift)

Merritt Island, FL 32953

Posted: 03/12/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Blue Origin - Contract Job Number: 28511

Job Description

Position Title:  Aerospace Technician – Engines II (B Shift)

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting Aerospace Technician opportunity with our client in Merritt Island, FL

Job Responsibilities:
  • Precision assembly and checkout of rocket engines and components
  • Nitrogen and Helium leak testing
  • Hydraulic testing for valve actuation
  • Detailed component inspection to tolerances of 0.0001”
  • Borescope inspection of rocket engines
  • Setup new production work areas, including tooling and equipment
  • Assist with the transition from development to production, including the first articles
  • 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
  • Safely work with hazardous systems, chemicals, and high-pressure operations
  • Identify non-conformances and escapes, and deploy corrective actions
  • 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, truck-trailer combinations, and other ground support equipment as required
  • 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
  • Work off-shift, extended hours overtime, and weekends if/when necessary
  • Other duties as assigned or otherwise beneficial to fulfilling the mission and vision

Job Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or GED
  • 5+ years of mechanical experience in aerospace manufacturing, integration, or other relevant field
  • Experience in at least one of the following is required:
  • 1. Jet Engine Maintenance/ Assembly
  • 2. Rocket Engine Maintenance/ Assembly
  • 3. Engine Test Operations
  • Experience with precision and tight tolerance assembly
  • Interpret engineering models, drawings, specifications, written work instructions, and test procedures
  • Work collaboratively with teams of diverse skills, disciplines, and backgrounds
  • Communicate clearly and appropriately, in writing and person
  • Basic computer skills such as Windows, Microsoft Office, etc.
  • Climb ladders/stairs and work in small, restricted areas
  • Perform repetitive work, including lifting of items up to 35lbs

Desired Job Qualifications:
  • Industry certification, trade school training, and/or degree in a related field
  • Demonstrated success as a “hands-on” technical leader
  • 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
  • Continuous improvement mindset. Our job is never complete; we are always refining and improving
  • Intense curiosity for understanding the details of our business and how to optimize it
  • Experience in handling large aerospace components
  • 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
  • Ability to lift heavy items to 50lbs
  • Military experience

Job Details:
  • Contract
  • Location: Merritt Island, FL
  • Pay Range: Varies with Shift
  • 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

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