Integration Technician Spacecraft Integration Temporary Hot
- Cape Canaveral, Florida
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Integration Technician Spacecraft Integration Temporary job at Spacex in Cape Canaveral FL
Description, duties, responsibilities
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. INTEGRATION TECHNICIAN SPACECRAFT INTEGRATION (FAIRING) - TEMPORARY POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: - Provide daily support to fairing team on both new production and flight-proven fairings - Hands-on operations with both large as well as small fragile assemblies - Install spacecraft hardware in a highly detailed and quality manner which includes: - Removal repair and installation of harnessing - Removal repair and installation of thermal protective fairing skin - Removal and installation of avionics boxes - Removal and installation of propulsion fluid systems - Work on the cutting edge of reusable rocket technology as you develop methods for rapid and reliable processing and reuse of fairings recovered from the edge of space - Execute procedures for the checkout of SpaceX flight hardware and ground support equipment - Quickly become an expert at using various mechanical tools without instruction - Maintain and install fluid system components from a schematic or drawing including parachutes pistons ball and check valves pressure regulators and gauges etc. - Provide support as needed to the following efforts: operations in 100000 class or better clean rooms; Starlink satellite integration fairing refurbishment and reuse new production fairing processing and customer payload integration - Work with a team of technicians and engineers to ensure systems and mechanical equipment is refurbished with the highest level of quality to support the successful launch of our multi-million dollar launch vehicle POSITION DETAILS: 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. - LENGTH OF POSITION: 4 months - LOCATION: Cape Canaveral FL - SHIFT: 1st and 2nd shift must be available for overtime and weekends as the schedule varies depending on site operational needs; flexibility is required BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: - High school diploma or equivalency certificate - 1+ years of professional experience working hands-on as a technician in the aerospace aviation automotive or oil and gas industry PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: - Associate degree in aerospace technology or equivalent area of study - Proficiency in or hands-on experience with one or more of the following: launch vehicle or spacecraft integration; operations in 100000 class or better clean rooms; test operations with gases/fluids; data acquisition setup and field measurements - Professional experience interpreting technical data - Experience working with composites - Knowledge of pressure temperature and flow measurement devices - Experience working at a rocket launch or manufacturing facility - Experience maintaining and troubleshooting complex fluid and mechanical systems - Military aviation experience as a propulsion or airframe technician - Skill in operating and manipulating machinery and various hand and power tools requiring manual dexterity - Experience working in a clean room environment - Experience with forklifts and overhead cranes - Familiarity with calibrated measurement devices including load cells multimeters calipers torque wrenches depth gauges and micrometers - Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel PowerPoint Word Outlook) ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: - Ability to pass Air Force background check for Cape Canaveral - Must be willing to travel (approximately 10%) to other work sites as necessary - Must be willing to work overtime when necessary to support launch and critical project timelines flexibility required - Ability to lift 35 lbs. unassisted - Lifting standing climbing bending grasping sitting pulling pushing stooping stretching and carrying are generally required to perform the functions of this position - Ability to work at elevated heights (up to 300 feet feet) including the use of ladders - Ability to operate heavy machinery - Ability to work in confined spaces - Typically exposed to work in extreme outdoor environments - heat cold rain ice - Work performed in an environment requiring exposure to fumes odors and noise 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 SpaceXs 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 .
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