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Avionics Technician

Location: Kent, WA
As part of a unique and highly-skilled team, you’ll be responsible for manufacturing, assembling and supporting testing of hardware that meets Blue Origin's launch vehicle program requirements. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.
  • Perform workmanship quality inspections on circuit cards, wire harnesses and other electronic parts and assemblies
  • Follow detailed work instructions to assemble electronic and electro-mechanical assemblies and wire harnesses 
  • Soldering and cleaning at board and component levels
  • Fabrication of support brackets, electronics boxes
  • Installation of wire harnesses and instrumentation on test set-ups, ground support equipment and flight vehicles
  • Design and fabrication of assembly tooling
  • Work with engineers to review design concepts, provide feedback for ease of assembly, and support development tests
  • Review and edit work instructions for assembly tasks
  • Recommend, plan and communicate assembly steps for complex installations
  • Safely work with hazardous systems containing chemicals, high pressure and low/high voltage
  • Support qualification testing of avionics assemblies
  • Conduct continuity and isolation tests
  • Provide prototyping support for manufacturing and assembly
  • Support remote test site facility installations and field operations as required
  • Basic electronics training
  • ESD process and controls experience
  • Ability to use standard electronics tools, soldering, wire harness manufacturing/repair, electronic test equipment and basic fabrication shop equipment
  • 7+ years’ experience in aerospace avionics or related fields
  • Attention to detail, passion for space and for success
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum
  • Must be physically able to:
    • Climb ladders and stairs, and work in small, restricted areas
    • Lift and carry 25 lbs.
    • Work 1st or 2nd shift, as well as weekends and overtime, when necessary
  • 10+ years’ experience in launch vehicle or propulsion system assembly, vehicle integration, testing and processing
  • Experience in staking and conformal coating
  • Experience with power systems and high voltage systems
  • Certification in and/or knowledge of IPC standards for assembly and inspection
  • J-STD soldering certification
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