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Engine Assembly Technician II (A Shift)

Kent, WA 98032

Posted: 05/16/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Blue Origin - Contract Job Number: 28878

Job Description

Position Title:  Engine Assembly Technician II (A Shift)

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

Job Responsibilities:
  • 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.

Job Qualifications:
  • 2+ years’ experience 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.
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 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.

Job Details:
  • Contract Position
  • Location: Kent, WA
  • Pay Rate: $42/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.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jeff Morgante

I have an ability to connect with engineers easily, with an engineering background myself, I can relate and communicate using the same language. I have been working in Technical staffing at Protingent since 2011. I have two dogs, Kaleb & Kayce and two cats, Mika and Shiloh. I am originally from upstate New York, but love living in the Pacific Northwest! I have a passion for cars, old and new.

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