SpaceX is hiring a

F9 Structures Designer

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.



  • Design custom hardware, maintain existing documentation
  • Review specifications and other data to develop mechanical layouts. 
  • Update drawings to support manufacturing with Engineering Change Orders
  • Oversee project documentation
  • Create detailed drawings incorporating an understanding of GD&T


  • Bachelor of Science in engineering (mechanical, manufacturing, industrial, or production)
  • Minimum of 1 year of mechanical design and drafting experience
  • Experience using Unigraphics or related CAD software


  • UG/NX expertise preferred
  • Solid understanding and application of GD&T
  • Familiarity with welded structures
  • The ability to manage large assembly models and drawings
  • Self-motivated with strong organizational and written & oral communication skills
  • Able to work well in an integrated team including daily interactions with technicians, engineers, and managers
  • Design and test composite structures and propulsion fluid systems


  • 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.

SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

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