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Combo Welder (All Levels)

Company: Blue Origin
Location: Merritt Island
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

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 diverse and hardworking team of welders, 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 liquid rocket engine test stands and ground support facilities development. This position will support our launch and test facilities in FL, AL and TX, and will require you to travel to these locations as needed.
Responsibilities will include:

  • GTAW and FCAW weld processes using manual, semi-automatic, 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.
  • 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.
    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!
    • Must be able to pass GTAW, FCAW test to ASME Section IX and ASME D 1.1 This includes stainless schedule 10, a 2 inch carbon steel monster coupon, as well as 3g and 4g carbon steel plate test.
    • Experience working as qualified combo welder
    • 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 travel to Blue Origin test and launch facilities on as needed basis
    • Familiarity 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 Export Control RegulationsApplicants 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 a refugee or granted asylum.Equal Employment OpportunityBlue 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. For more information on "EEO Is the Law," please see and .Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Washington Fair Chance Act, Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws.Affirmative Action and Disability AccommodationApplicants 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 .BenefitsEmployee Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, short and long-term disability and 401(k) with up to 5% company match.Paid Time Off: Provides up to 4 weeks per year, in addition to 11 holidays

Keywords: Blue Origin, Melbourne , Combo Welder (All Levels), Other , Merritt Island, Florida

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