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.

FACILITIES TECHNICIAN

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Independently manage campus-wide, multiple-trade projects
  • Communicate and collaborate with production engineers, production management, internal and external trades on project timelines and Gantt charts
  • Manage other campus-wide operations and maintenance programs assigned by facilities management
  • Operate forklifts, scissor lifts, and boom lifts when needed
  • Adhere to proper safety guidelines at all times
  • Open, track, and resolve electronic work tickets on SpaceX’s custom work order system

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate
  • 3+ years of experience in construction, project management, and/or tenant improvement

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Basic knowledge of electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R), concrete, framing, and industrial gas trade
  • Knowledge of basic engineering and construction principles and methods
  • Able to read instructions and blueprints
  • Construction, mechanical, or manufacturing background
  • Experience with project management software
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in a fast-paced manufacturing facility

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to work all shifts, overtime, and/or weekends as needed. Estimated start times:
    • 1st shift: Monday to Friday from 7 AM – 3:30 PM
    • 2nd shift: Sunday to Thursday from 2 PM – 10:30 PM
  • Must be able to lift up to 25lbs. unassisted
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, climbing up and down ladders, bending, grasping, sitting, pulling, pushing, stooping, and stretching may be required to perform the functions of this position
  • Must be able to work under adverse conditions (e.g., dirty, noisy, or confined spaces)
  • Valid CA driver’s license

BENEFITS:

  • Opportunities to receive SpaceX stock
  • Subsidized health, dental and vision insurance for you and your dependents
  • Onsite medical and dental clinic
  • Ability to accrue up to 3 weeks of paid vacation and 1 week of paid sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Subsidized breakfast, lunch and dinner with free soda and frozen ice cream/yogurt
  • Onsite baristas and cold brew on tap – free!

ITAR REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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.

Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.

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