25 days ago


Redmond, WA



Aerojet Rocketdyneis a leading supplier of chemical and electric propulsion systems for Earth-space and interplanetary spacecraft. Aerojet Rocketdynesystems are on a large majority of U.S. spacecraft and we have on-going programs supporting European and Japanese customers. Our programs span the range from basic research for next-generation systems to on-going production for current missions.

We are seekingaBoiler Operator / Mechanic at our Redmond, WA location.

In this role you will perform any and all tasks to service, operate and maintain boilers and steam traps. Perform major maintenance tasks with moderate supervision. Specify and install boiler support equipment such as water treatment systems and pumps to improve and maintain boiler operation.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

  • Diagnose causes of breakdowns. Repair, service, fabricate, install and rebuild plant boilers and/or accessories as required.
  • Perform electrical maintenance and install new boiler equipment.
  • Perform other related maintenance work such as pipe fitting and be able to work from blueprints, drawings or sketches.
  • Maintain record of time and material used on jobs and prepare work report.
  • Collect and dispose of all regulated waste in a proper manner.
  • Direct the work of lesser skilled craftsmen as required.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. Duties will be performed both outside and in a shop and utility room environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be frequently exposed to mechanical, electrical and chemical processes requiring the use of protective eyewear, footwear and other protective devices. Employee may be required to be on call and will perform weekend and holiday work. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. These are considered essential duties and are illustrative of those job tasks which are fundamental. Employees may be required to perform additional related duties as may be assigned by management. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Requirements

    High School graduate or GED plus at least five (5) years’ experience in Boiler maintenance.

    This role is for a 12 hour weekend shift, Friday - Sunday. Training will begin during standard, Monday - Thursday shift, but will transition to weekend once training is completed.

    Requires participation in our Emergency Response Team and respirator certification.

    May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level. Requires U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency or other status as a U.S. Person. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

    Additional Requirements and Preferred Qualifications:

    • Requires the ability to read electrical schematics and be highly competent working with computers, controllers and running software programs.
    • Experience working around hazardous materials or environments needed.
    • Must be willing to work other shifts and overtime to meet test schedules.
    • Experience with installing and integrating PLC systems is desirable.

    Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

    Workplace includes areas where chemical materials are encountered. The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. May also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. May require the ability to travel by air or auto.

    This position is expected to work a weekend shifts to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

About the Company

Aerojet Rocketdyne

Aerojet Rocketdyne plays a key role in providing propulsion solutions that defend our homeland and support the space industry & communication, observation and exploration needs. We provide a wide array of products to the defense industry ranging from solid rocket motors and solid rocket propulsion systems to missile defense systems and warheads, as well as high efficiency electric propulsion, storable propellant engines, solid rocket motors, launch vehicle engine solutions to the space industry. Aerojet Rocketdyne is expanding our product offerings, opening new markets in high speed strike weapons and hypersonics, as well as deploying new technologies such as additive manufacturing. Take a look at our career opportunities and find out how Aerojet Rocketdyne can LIFT your career into a higher orbit! Aerojet Rocketdyne is expanding in several locations including Huntsville, Alabama! We are excited to announce that Huntsville is our new defense headquarters and we plan on hiring approximately 800 employees at that site over the next couple of years. With approximately 5,000 employees and locations across the USA, we have opportunities in the places you want to be: • Huntsville, Alabama • Canoga Park, California (Los Angeles area) • West Palm Beach, Florida • Redmond, Washington • Camden, Arkansas • Carlstadt, New Jersey • Culpeper, Virginia • Stennis Space Center, Mississippi In addition to medical/dental/vision insurance, our benefits include a 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, vacation, sick leave, year-end shut down and more. Aerojet Rocketdyne is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Company Size

5,000 to 9,999 employees


Aerospace and Defense