Test Engineer I (R40815)

Job Expired

Seattle, WA, United States

Full Time

24 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 will require your commitment and detailed attention towards 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 unique and highly-skilled team, you’ll perform environmental testing of flight hardware. In this hands-on position you’ll work directly with a diverse and small team operating and maintaining the environmental test equipment while conducting development, qualification and acceptance testing of flight hardware.

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!

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.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Conduct hands-on shock, vibration, thermal, humidity and vacuum testing on flight hardware in accordance with MIL-STD-810, SMC-S-016 and MIL-STD-1540
  • Operate test consoles and work with a team of engineers & technicians to execute component level testing
  • Ensure all operations are performed safely, on time and in a professional manner
  • Work with test, flight and safety critical hardware, tools and shop equipment
  • Setup and safely operate high energy systems (e.g. high pressure gases, cryogenics and electrical)
  • Operate and maintain environmental test equipment including data acquisition systems, environmental chambers, vibration systems and instrumentation
  • Conduct and/or oversee several test projects simultaneously while supporting operation schedules
  • Configure test setups, fixtures and instrumentation per test plans and standards
  • Review test documentation for test readiness
  • Maintain cleanliness of test equipment and test lab
  • Identify, communicate, and mitigate cost, schedule and technical risks
  • Participate in Process/Job Hazard Assessments/Test Readiness Reviews

Qualifications:

  • Extensive background and direct hands-on experience with shock and vibration testing required.
  • Experience troubleshoot and diagnosing off-nominal vibration scenarios.
  • B.S. degree in an engineering discipline from an ABET accredited program(Mechanical, or Physics desired)
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering data, drawings, standards and technical requirements
  • Strong safety mindset and experience, including hands-on experience planning and conducting hazardous or critical operations
  • Weekend shifts or overtime are frequently required for particular tasks or test series
  • Position level commensurate with experience
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion
  • 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:

  • 3+ years of experience with the following:  test stand operations, major system operations, working with similar test equipment (vibration tables)
  • Experience in production and/or test systems are preferred
  • Hands on test and production facility, factory or laboratory experience
  • Experience where quick-thinking and problem solving plays a critical role
  • Experience with aerospace structural, mechanical or propulsion systems assembly and testing
  • Ability to utilize test instrumentation and control components: pressure transducers, thermocouples, RTDs, strain gauges, accelerometers, flow meters, load cells, relays, solenoid valves, etc.
  • Experience working directly with high energy systems (6k psi pressure, High voltage and cryogenics)
  • NI Labview / TestStand experience
  • CREO, Matlab and Ansys experience

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 [email protected].

 

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