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Fluids Component Technician (B Shift)

Merritt Island, FL 32953

Posted: 04/03/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Blue Origin - Contract Job Number: 28635

Job Description

Position Title: Fluids Component Technician (B Shift)

Position Description: Protingent has a contract opportunity for a component technician with our client in Merritt Island, FL.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Assembly of a variety of structural, hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanically actuated component sub-assemblies for launch vehicle and Engine components
  • Hydrostatic and Pneumatic proof/leak testing
  • Assembly of structural components to aerospace standards
  • Work with engineers to review design concepts, provide feedback for ease of assembly, and support development tests
  • Review, edit, and follow work instructions for assembly tasks with focus and attention to detail
  • Plan and communicate assembly steps for complex mechanical installations
  • Safely work with hazardous systems, containing chemicals and/or high-pressure
  • Ability to work in a team environment with multiple and rapidly changing priorities

Job Qualifications:
  • 8+ years of experience in aerospace manufacturing, integration, or other relevant fields
  • Experience working directly with solenoid, poppet, check, or ball valves
  • Experience with sealing interfaces in cryogenic systems, Oxygen, Hydrogen, and/or Helium desired
  • Experience with fluid system fill, bleed, assembly, and purge operations
  • Experience working in a product design, manufacturing, construction, laser lab, prototyping, or machine shop environment
  • Experience with precision assembly processes that utilize LN2 or other freezing agents, vacuum ovens, or other expansion agents, shrink fits, interference fits, and running fits
  • Experience with safety critical systems.
  • Ability to set and operate a wide range of precision calibrated tools such as torque wrenches, micrometers, calipers, depth gauges, and optical measuring instruments
  • Experience assembling and troubleshooting aerospace, military hardware, or other related fields
  • Demonstrated ability to use standard mechanical tools and fabrication shop equipment
  • Experience with 5S, FOD, and lean principles
  • Ability to document and maintain accurate records and strict procedural compliance, as well as read drawings and prints
  • Ability to use standard tools and basic fabrication equipment
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite
  • Work schedule may vary based on hardware, delivery, and schedule requirements
  • Ability to remain flexible by working overtime and weekends (when necessary)

Job Details:
  • Contract
  • Location: Merritt Island, FL
  • Pay Range: Varies on 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 Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace 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

Laura Duarte

I have worked in Technical staffing for over 17 years in the Pacific NW primarily, and Nationally. My specialty is finding candidates for contract, contract to hire and direct hire jobs in Technical & Engineering fields for some of the greatest Hardware & Software product development companies around. I listen to what you are looking for and will ensure your resume looks great.  I am honest and communicative throughout the hiring process. I am passionate about putting our Veterans back to work, and helping underrepresented people get into STEM careers.


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