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.


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

ITAR Requirements

To conform to U.S. Government commercial space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, lawfully admitted for permanent residence into the U.S. (i.e. current green card holder), or lawfully admitted as a refugee or granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. § 1157-1158. Learn more about the ITAR here.

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. For more information on “EEO Is the Law,” please see here and here.

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 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]


Employee 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