Master Electrician
Posted on 1/27/2023

10,001+ employees

Designs, manufactures, & launches rockets and spacecrafts
Company Overview
SpaceX's mission is to make humanity multiplanetary. The company is working on a next generation of fully reusable launch vehicles that will be the most powerful ever built, capable of carrying humans to Mars and other destinations in the solar system.
Brownsville, TX, USA
Experience Level
  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate
  • 4+ years work experience in commercial equipment maintenance and repair
  • Active electrician's license
  • Trade school certification
  • Training and/or experience in basic operation of soldering wires & connectors, operation of various crimping tools, wire stripping, ohm's law, continuity testing
  • Ability to use a variety of electrician's hand tools including sawzall, conduit bender, clamp on current meter, and wire tugger, jig saw, hydraulic punch, hand punch, hack saw, multimeter, and spade lug crimper, as well as other measuring and testing instruments
  • Ability to complete work according to compliance regulations as work may be subject to review by a safety engineer or city inspector for general compliance with accepted practices
  • Demonstrated skill in practicing safety requirements and OSHA standards when working with hazardous energy, heavy loads, and when working overhead
  • Working knowledge of construction and building codes, technology and standards
  • 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
  • Must be available for overtime and weekends
  • 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
  • Install or repair any of a variety of electrical equipment such as motor control centers, transformers, switchboards, controllers, circuit breakers, motors, heating units, conduit systems, or other transmission equipment
  • Preventive maintenance on panels, computer/server rooms and all other aspects of electrical maintenance, repair and troubleshooting
  • Determine the location and density of circuitry, evaluate load demand, isolate malfunctions, and incorporate engineering changes
  • Make circuit analyses, calculate loads, and trace relationships in signal flow
  • Establish cost savings plans to decrease site power usage or increase usage where needed for business testing purposes
  • Maintain NEC code enforcement
  • Manage outside electrical contractors brought in for facility expansion needs if necessary
  • Providing electrical and telecom to workstations and other areas
  • Read and implement schematics and blueprints along with project planning, scheduling and working with other on-site facilities personnel
  • Install and program automation devices
  • Install connectors, connector pins, terminals and lugs
  • Troubleshoot all new and existing electrical lines and all new and existing machinery
  • Lead fellow electricians on project work as needed
  • Perform other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment