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.
The Deburr Technician is a critical part of our machining team. The technician in this role will be responsible for the final finishing of all parts, pieces and components coming out of our CNC machining areas. Strong attention to detail and the ability to stand and concentrate for long periods of time are required for this position.
Grind, file, or sand surfaces of metal items, utilizing a variety of hand tools, power tools, and machines
Examination of surfaces in order to find defects
Removal of defects and smoothing of uneven surfaces
Cleans and organizes work area
Install aircraft grade hardware such as STI
High school diploma or equivalency certificate
1+ years of professional work experience deburring, grinding, or machining metal items
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Experience with basic blueprint reading
Able to bench close tolerance dimensions within what the blueprint calls for
Experience utilizing various measuring instruments-mics, veneers, ultra-sonic thickness gauges, etc.
Able to utilize various grinding equipment - angle head grinders, pencil grinders, straight grinders, and palm sanders
Standing for long periods of time, climbing up and down ladders, bending, grasping, sitting, pulling, pushing, stooping, and stretching are generally required to perform the functions of this position
Must be willing to work significant amount of overtime when needed – including weekends
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you 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 the 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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