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Turbomachinery Technician

Kent, WA 98032

Posted: 03/29/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Blue Origin - Contract Job Number: 28611

Job Description

Position Title: Turbomachinery Technician

Position Description: Protingent has a contract opportunity for a Turbomachinery Technician with our client in Kent, WA.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Precision assembly of rocket engine turbomachinery
  • Detailed component inspection using calipers, micrometers, etc. to tolerances of 0.0001”
  • Calculating dimensional stack-ups to control proper assembly of components
  • Precision rotor balancing
  • Coordinating hardware processing such as inspection, cleaning, and shipping
  • Hardware management under critical cleanliness requirements (liquid oxygen service)
  • Safely working with hazardous systems, containing chemicals and/or high pressure
  • Assist engineers in reviewing design concepts, providing feedback for improvements
  • Familiarity working with assembly fixture tooling
  • Review and follow work instructions for complex mechanical installations
  • Innovate to improve processes and increase efficiency of operations

Job Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of experience with assembly of turbomachinery/propulsion systems, aircraft or automotive engines, or other highly technical machinery.
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings.
  • Ability to read and understand technical manuals/detailed work instructions.
  • Strong mechanical competence with the ability to use hand and power tools.
  • Ability to accurately use precision measurement and inspection tools
  • Demonstrated troubleshooting and problem solving skills.

Desired Job Qualifications:
  • 5+ years’ experience in propulsion assembly, integration, and testing.
  • Associate degree in a technical field.
  • Knowledge of precision inspection equipment.
  • Experience with critical sealing surface requirements.
  • Experience with thread insert installation and thread tapping tools.
  • A&P license or equivalent experience in integration and test of propulsion systems.
  • Experience operating heavy lifting equipment such as overhead cranes and forklifts on flight hardware.
  • Experience with 3D measurement tools, such as Faro Arms/Trackers and Verisurf software.
  • Knowledge in the use of 3D CAD tools (CREO is preferred), and ability to read and interpret GD&T per ASME Y14.5M-1994 standard.

Job Details:
  • Contract
  • Location: Kent, WA
  • 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.

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