Wednesday , March 29 2023

Spacex Careers – Launch Pad Technician

Website SpaceX

Job Description:

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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with a team of technicians to ensure every system is maintained with the highest level of quality to support 100% successful launch of a multi-million dollar launch vehicle
  • Provide feedback to leadership and engineering about launch pad systems and components
  • Assist other technicians during launches with vehicle roll out, launch procedures, and post launch securing
  • Follow standard practices and procedures needed to perform daily tasks
  • Assist fluids technicians during post launch pad refurbishments and modifications
  • Troubleshoot issues found during maintenance inspections of fluid and mechanical systems
  • Perform daily scheduled preventative maintenance or repairs of launch critical systems and components
  • Operate heavy machinery including forklifts and aerial platforms

Job Requirements:

  • Candidate must be willing to work various shift schedules and overtime
  • Flexibility in work schedule, supporting all shifts/overtime, as necessary, to support business needs
  • Ability to work at elevated heights
  • Physical effort including standing, lifting and carrying moderately heavy materials or equipment (15 to 50 lbs.)
  • Typically exposed to work in extreme outdoor environments – heat, cold, rain
  • Ability to pass Space Force background check for Cape Canaveral
  • Knowledge of different fittings such as natural pipe thread (NPT)
  • Ability to rapidly change roles/responsibilities while working in a high-paced, challenging work environment
  • Ability to read, understand and follow detailed schematics, drawings, and instructions
  • Ability to utilize precision measuring instruments
  • Work occasionally performed in an environment requiring exposure to fumes, odors, and noise

Qualification & Experience:

  • Previous professional experience maintaining and troubleshooting complex fluid and mechanical systems
  • 1+ years of experience working with high pressure pneumatic and/or hydraulic systems
  • Intermediate skill level using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook)
  • Associate degree in aerospace technology or equivalent area of study
  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate
  • 3+ years of experience using power tools in a professional capacity
  • Previous professional experience working at a rocket launch facility and supporting launch campaigns

Job Details:

Company: SpaceX

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Jacksonville, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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