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Lead Launch Technician - Dragon Crew Operations

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Space Exploration Technologies Cape Canaveral , FL 32920

Posted 4 months ago

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.

LEAD LAUNCH TECHNICIAN - DRAGON GROUND OPERATIONS

SpaceX is currently seeking talented individuals for a position on the Crew Dragon Launch Operations team. As a part of the team, you will have the opportunity to utilize your knowledge, experience and creativity to develop novel solutions in human spaceflight operations and reusability. You will work on pre-flight vehicle processing, recovery and refurbishment of the next generation Dragon spacecraft, designed to take crew and cargo to low earth orbit. For human flights, you will also work on pre-flight and recovery processing of the crew during their journey to the International Space Station. You will have ownership of your work in all phases of ground operation and will directly interface with astronauts. The role will also provide an opportunity to establish aircraft like operations on Dragon and interface with the design engineers on the next generation SpaceX Mars vehicle.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with Dragon engineering and supervision to coordinate shop floor activity including daily schedules and workflow

  • Perform related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring an efficient, effective, and safe work environment

  • Assist with support, training, and allocation of the technician team according to individual strengths and skill set

  • Review work instructions and input process improvements to engineering to improve efficiency and reduce workmanship issues

  • Ensure individual technicians adhere to processes and instructions as documented in work orders and specifications

  • Ensure product quality and conformance to specifications

  • Assist in maintaining tooling and consumable supply inventory

  • Continuously look for opportunities for improving processes, equipment and work environment

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Experience working with SpaceX vehicle or payload integration operations

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Ordnance certified with 1 year ordnance installation experience

  • A.R./S.C.B.A. Respirator certified with 1 year S.A.R. operation experience in potential hazardous environment

  • 1 year of experience working in SCAPE with Dragon or spacecraft fueling (hypergolic)

  • A demonstrated ability in reading/understanding technical drawings, manuals and reports

  • Knowledge of pressure, temperature and flow measurement devices; mechanical and electrical systems

  • Ability to use precision measuring calibrated tools torque wrenches, micrometers, calipers, ohm meter

  • Ability to perform hydrostatic and pneumatic testing.

  • Certified and experienced "operator" with the following equipment: forklift, bridge crane, man lift, scissor lift

  • Ability to rapidly change responsibilities while working in a high-paced, challenging work environment

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be willing to travel for short or extended periods

  • Must be able to climb ladders and work in tight spaces

  • Must be able to work at elevated heights (up to 300 feet)

  • Must be able to pass SCAPE medical qualifications and willing to perform operations in SCAPE

  • Must be comfortable being trained to work around hypergolic propellants (MMH and NTO)

  • Ability to work on offshore vessels for extended durations without access to emergency services normally available on shore

  • Ability to pass Air Force background check for Cape Canaveral

  • Must be willing to work all hours and significant overtime as necessary

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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Lead Launch Technician - Dragon Crew Operations

Expired Job

Space Exploration Technologies