(Early Career) Production Welder- Orbital Tube – Weekend Shift

Blue Origin, LLC

Huntsville, AL


At Blue Origin, we envision millions of people living and working in space for the benefit of Earth. We’re working to develop reusable, safe, and low-cost space vehicles and systems within a culture of safety, collaboration, and inclusion. Join our diverse team of problem solvers as we add new chapters to the history of spaceflight!

As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for welding multiple alloys using the TIG welding process and assist the manufacture, assembly, and test for various spaceflight systems. You will share in the team’s impact on all aspects of production and development for rocket launch vehicles and spacecraft. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.

We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and commitment to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!

Responsibilities:

  • TIG welding aerospace stainless steel and inconel hardware, using manual and/or automatic equipment
  • Weld preparation including cutting, blending, chamfering and cleaning parts
  • Support/prepare parts for post-weld inspection processes such as dye penetrant, X-ray and chemical treatments
  • Design support and fabrication of tooling for welding and assembly
  • Communicate with engineers on design concepts, offering suggestions for improvements to the design.
  • CNC system programming, both at the machine control and with offline software to include multi-axis programming.
  • Setup, operate, and troubleshoot laser equipment.
  • Perform Strip Welding and Installation on Flight Hardware
  • Review, edit and follow Work Instructions for welding and assembly work
  • Safely work within an industrial environment
  • Other Duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ experience with DC- and AC-TIG welding of aerospace stainless steels and aluminum, inconel alloys
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; and the ability to document and maintain accurate records
  • Ability to use precision hand tools, standard mechanical tools and fabrication shop equipment, also develop fixtures/tooling.
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion
  • Familiar with use of personal computers
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

Desired:

  • Orbital welding experience or knowledge
  • Familiarity with tube fabrication (bend, flare, fittings, etc.) and pressurized system safety
  • Knowledgeable in the use of 3-D CAD tools (CREO is preferred), and ability to read and interpret GD&T per ASME Y14.5M-1994 standard
  • Knowledge of drawing review, scheduling and work order systems, inventory and various issue tracking systems
  • Experience operating heavy lifting equipment such as cranes and forklifts around flight critical hardware
  • Machining experience
  • Crane Operator/Lift Coordinator Experience

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At Blue Origin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the requisition is closed.

Inclusivity Statement

Don’t meet all desired requirements? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At Blue Origin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every desired qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Export Control Regulations

Applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

Benefits

Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, paid parental leave, short and long-term disability, 401(k) with a company match of up to 5%, and an Education Support Program.

Paid Time Off: Up to four (4) weeks per year based on weekly scheduled hours, and up to 14 company-paid holidays.

Discretionary bonus: Bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results.

Eligibility for benefits varies by role type, please check with your recruiter for a comprehensive list of the benefits available for this role.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Blue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the Washington Fair Chance Act, the California Fair Chance Act, the Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws. For more information on “EEO Is the Law,” please see here.

Affirmative Action and Disability Accommodation

Applicants wishing to receive information on Blue Origin’s Affirmative Action Plans, or applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application and/or interview process, please contact us at EEOCompliance@blueorigin.com.

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