SpaceX is hiring a

Propulsion Integration Technician (Falcon 9 Rocket)

Hawthorne, United States
SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.

Production Integration Technician 

  • Stage, set up, assemble, test and install flight hardware.
  • Able to use precision calibrated tools – torque wrenches, micrometers and calipers.
  • Hands On operations with both large as well as small, fragile assemblies.
  • Able to read and interpret blue prints.
  • Perform work according to procedures, specifications and test instructions.
  • Able to use various mechanical tools without instruction.
  • Collaborate with production engineers to develop and document activities.
  • Ensure all production services are performed on time, safely and in a professional manner.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.
  • Able to perform Hydro and Pneumatic testing a plus.
  Basic Qualifications: 
  • High School Diploma/GED, entry level required.
  • At least 5 years of experience with as a structures mechanic with engine installation.
  Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • Some experience in the aerospace industry, aviation, military or other high-reliability operating environment preferred.
  • Experience with forklifts, cranes and heavy equipment is a plus.
  • Knowledge of pressure, temperature and flow measurement devices; mechanical and electrical systems; Propulsion engines.
  • Skill in operating and manipulating machinery and various hand and power tools requiring manual dexterity.
  • A demonstrated ability in reading/understanding technical drawings, manuals and reports.
  • Ability to use precision measuring instruments.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to rapidly change roles/responsibilities while working in a high-paced, challenging work environment.
  • Able to perform hydro and pneumatic testing a plus.
  Additional Requirements:
  • Able to lift a minimum of 25 lbs. unassisted.
  • Able to stand for extended periods- 8 hours minimum.
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, crawl, and being able to maneuver in tight spaces.

ITAR Requirements:

  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about ITAR here

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