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.
ELECTRICIAN, OFFSHORE - TEMPORARY POSITION
Troubleshoot, repair and replace defective parts in electrical fixtures
Install, maintain, and repair electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment, including hydraulic and pneumatic devices
Perform preventative repair and maintenance of field, plant, and shop electronic and electrical systems, devices, equipment and components
Install enhancements and major upgrades to offshore vessel electrical systems
Perform work from instructions using blueprints, wiring diagrams, and schematics
Test electrical circuits to ensure their operability
Install electrical components to architectural and code specifications
Test wiring connections with test equipment like volt/ohmmeters, and oscilloscopes
Perform other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment
Support general offshore operations as required.
This is a temporary position with SpaceX, for the length of time as stated, and is subject to change with minimal notice as business needs dictate.
High school diploma or equivalency certificate
Journeyman electrician license
Experience working with electrical systems on an offshore vessel
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Experience working at a rocket launch facility and supporting launch campaigns
Experience with SpaceX electrical systems
Master electrician license
Able to identify and implement efficient paths of action to finish the assigned work
Ability to test, calibrate, diagnose, and repair various devices
Ability to use a variety of electrician's hand tools as well as measuring and testing instruments
Demonstrable knowledge and/or understanding of codes, rules, regulations and standards of electrical equipment
Ability to read and understand technical manuals and reports
Ability to use precision measuring instruments
Experience with both high voltage power and low voltage controls
Schedule varies depending on site operational needs and flexibility required
Willing to travel up to 80%
Ability to perform job duties that require standing, kneeling, crouching, twisting upper body, working in cramped positions in small opening and climbing hand over hand, lifting 25 lbs., and working on ladders/lifts at elevated heights
Ability to work in an environment requiring exposure to fumes, odors, and noise
Ability to rapidly change roles/responsibilities while working in a high-paced, challenging work environment
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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