Heat Treat Technician (Night shift) (R39543)

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Arlington, WA, United States

Full Time

2 months 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!  

This role is part of Blue Origin Operations, which is comprised of Integrated Supply Chain, Facilities, and Security. This includes Manufacturing and Supply Chain support across all Blue Origin facilities.

As part of a small, passionate, and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for the thermal processing of a wide range of aerospace hardware; assisting with specification, procurement, and installation of equipment; operation and maintenance of vacuum furnaces, sub-systems, and ancillary equipment; assisting with process documentation and controls; performance of Pyrometric testing and certification of vacuum furnace equipment. In this hands-on position, you’ll work with engineers in the manufacturing area to build our launch vehicles and spacecraft. We seek people who are passionate about space and possess a strong desire to continuously learn and improve existing skills and techniques, as well as the development of new skills and techniques.

Special Mentions 

  • Relocation provided
  • Shifts available: Night Shift
    • Monday- Thursday: 3:30 PM-2:00 AM


  • Perform thermal processing operations to obtain high quality high-quality results of brazing, hardness, thermal straightening, and mechanical properties of aerospace components.
  • Work with manufacturing, and engineers to design and improvements of thermal processes.
  • Perform upkeep of vacuum heat treat furnace(s), including surveys and calibrations.
  • Assist with the development of new processes to solve challenging problems, including heat treatment and hot straightening of castings.
  • Documentation and generation of certification for heat treat cycles.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Previous experience processing aerospace parts
  • HMI/Computer familiarity for interacting with the furnace.
  • Familiar with post-process testing such as hardness, and mechanical testing.
  • Strong written and personal computer skills.
  • Ability to operate manual tools (screwdrivers, hammers, etc)
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent of 5 years of aerospace thermal processing experience resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience thermally processing aerospace materials such as stainless steel, copper, nickel and cobalt alloys, and titanium alloys.
  • 1+ of aerospace vacuum thermal processing experience.
  • Ability to operate manual machine tools (lathe, mill).
  • Forklift experience.
Compensation range for on site Arlington, WA applicants is
$22.01$30.82 USD

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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