Test Technician- Level 3 (R39401)

Space Coast, FL, United States

Full Time

21 days ago

Job description

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!  

We are a diverse team of collaborators, doers, and problem-solvers who are relentlessly committed to a culture of safety. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and require your commitment and detailed attention toward safe and repeatable space flight. Join us in lowering the cost of access to space and enabling Blue Origin’s vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth.

As part of a diverse and hardworking team of Integration Technicians, you will be responsible for facility construction/modification support, facility operation, maintenance, and test article integration for rocket engine and space vehicle testing activities.

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 will include:

  • Fabrication and routing of pressurization and propellant tubing
  • Test article integration and checkout
  • Reviewing, editing, and following Test Procedures
  • Operation of test facility systems
  • Installation and checkout of wire harnesses and instrumentation
  • General troubleshooting of instrumentation, valves, leaks, etc
  • Working with engineers on design concepts/improvements and development tests
  • Planning and communicating assembly steps for complex mechanical installations
  • Providing design feedback on the test stand and test article(s)
  • Flexibility to support testing campaigns as required – this may mean shift work or extended hours based on testing needs
  • Safe working practices:
  • Safely working with hazardous chemicals and high-pressure systems
  • Demonstrate a strong bias for safety in operations


  • Must be able to work any shift, including 2nd or weekends.
  • Experience with pneumatic/fluids systems, hydraulics, electrical controls cabinet wiring, harness routing/management, data acquisition and/or networking systems
  • Experience testing or operating electrical/control systems for avionics or vehicle control systems
  • Large mechanical assembly of tooling, platforms, and heavy equipment
  • Demonstrated ability to work with test, flight, and safety critical hardware
  • Standard mechanical tools, fabrication shop equipment
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings – P&IDs, fabrication drawings
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion
  • Ability to work off-shift hours and alternate shifts to accommodate testing
  • 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.


  • Working knowledge of a variety of rocket propellants, including Hydrogen Peroxide, RP, and cryogenics
  • Knowledge of the use of computer programs such as AutoCAD P&ID or Creo
  • Familiarity with tube fabrication (bend, flare, fittings, etc) and pressurized system safety
  • Experience operating heavy lifting equipment such as cranes and forklifts around flight-critical hardware

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 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.


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