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Test Technician II (A Shift)

Kent, WA 98032

Posted: 04/26/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Blue Origin - Contract Job Number: 28746

Job Description

Position Title:  Test Technician II (A Shift)

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

Job Responsibilities:
  • Work directly with a small team operating and maintaining the environmental, hydraulic, and high-pressure test equipment used for acceptance testing of flight hardware.
  • Integrate, test, functionally verify, and troubleshoot hydraulic and pneumatically actuated cryogenic valves, systems and components
  • Conduct hands-on acceptance testing (thermal, vibration, cryogenic, hydraulic, and Pneumatic) on flight hardware by company-outlined procedures.
  • Assist with installation, operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of vibration tables, thermal chambers, proof pressure systems and other test equipment.
  • Assisting with process documentation and controls
  • Perform testing and certification of the test equipment.
  • Coordinate with test engineers and engage with management on daily test activities.
  • Clean machines, equipment, and work areas by 5S standards and management guidance.
  • Setup and safely operate high energy systems (e.g., high-pressure gas)
  • Conduct and/or oversee several test projects simultaneously while supporting operations schedules.
  • Configure test setups, fixtures, and instrumentation per test plans and standards.
  • Identify, communicate, and mitigate cost, schedule, and technical risks.

Job Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience in related tasks.
  • 2 years of environmental test experience or exposure to the following: Inspection, Specification Performance, Leakage, Shock, Vibe, Static Load, Thermal Cycle, Thermal Vacuum, Environments other than Air, Pressure, and Proof.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills including work prioritization, scheduling, and providing succinct status reports.
  • Ability to self-start, find clarity in ambiguous situations, earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion.
  • Knowledge/experience in manufacturing and test processes and procedures.
  • Strong ability to comprehend technical work instructions.
  • High attention to detail
  • Proven familiarity with data acquisition systems, data analysis, and data processing.
  • Strong safety mindset and experience, including hands-on experience planning and conducting hazardous or critical operations.
  • Experience with drawings, shop orders, and detailed work instructions.
  • Experience with test electronic, hydrostatic, and pneumatic test equipment.
  • Experience with various types of gages, instruments, and measuring devices.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with software systems, databases, and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Physically able to climb ladders and stairs and lift and carry 50 lbs. for limited durations.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Associate’s degree in a relevant field
  • Must have experience with high pressure systems and knowledge of valve operation
  • Overhead crane and rigging experience.
  • Experience with Manufacturing Execution Systems, Non-conformance systems, Ticketed request systems, and order scheduling systems
  • Experience using and maintaining calibrated equipment.
  • Experience with GSE/Fittings
  • Ability to utilize test instrumentation and control components: pressure transducers, thermocouples, RTDs, strain gauges, accelerometers, flow meters, load cells, relays, and solenoid valves, preferred.
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical and electrical schematics and reports.
  • Experience using test instrumentation and control components.
  • Familiarity with National Instruments (LabVIEW / Test Stand)

Job Details:
  • 6 Month Contract
  • Location: Kent, WA
  • Pay Range: $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

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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