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.
STARSHIP AVIONICS INTEGRATION TECHNICIAN - TEMPORARY POSITION
Fabricate, assemble, and integrate high quality, high reliability wire harness and electro-mechanical assemblies
Read, interpret and work from drawings as well as from controlled documentation and processes
Cable harnesses: wiring diagrams, layout drawings, mechanical drawings, GD&T
Assembly procedures and work instructions
Schematics, engineering drawings, and parts list
Perform work according to procedures, specifications, and test instructions
Operate personnel platforms (boom lifts, scissor lifts, etc.)
Use precision calibrated tools
Use various mechanical tools and perform electrical checkouts
Collaborate with production engineers to develop and document avionics build and integration processes
Ensure all production services are performed on time, safely and in a professional manner
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.
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Experience fabricating, inspecting, or integrating wire harness and cable assemblies
Experience in the aerospace industry, aviation, military or other high-reliability operating environment
Experience with forklifts, cranes and heavy transport equipment
Knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems
Skill in operating and manipulating machinery and various hand and power tools requiring manual dexterity
Ability to use precision measuring instruments
Ability to rapidly change roles/responsibilities while working in a high-paced, challenging work environment
Proficient with computers and the ability to use MS Office
Ability to work effectively in a team environment
Able to lift at least 25 lbs unassisted
Willing to travel up to 25%. Position is based in Brownsville, TX, however work at other SpaceX facilities for extended periods for similar work may be required
Able to climb ladders and work in confined spaces
Must be willing to work all shifts, overtime, and weekends as needed
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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