Deburr Technician
Machining, Starship
Posted on 2/17/2023

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.
West Athens, CA, USA
Experience Level
Aerospace Engineering
  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate
  • 2+ years of professional work experience in a factory or production environment
  • 2+ years of deburr experience using various deburr techniques using manual and automated equipment
  • Experience working in a machine shop
  • Experience with basic blueprint reading
  • Knowledge of CNC machining
  • Experience using various measuring instruments such as micrometers, calipers, profilometers, and borescopes
  • Must be able to work all required shift hours, overtime and weekends, as needed
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. unassisted, repetitive movement, bending or twisting, using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls, exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting, exposure to typical shop chemicals (coolant, solvents, cleaners) are generally required to perform the functions of this position
  • 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
  • Interpret drawings per ASME Y14.5-2009 standard to maintain part specifications
  • Deburr and process machined valve components in post machining
  • Chase machine cut threads to size if necessary
  • Polish tight tolerance surface finishes and inspect with profilometer
  • Wash parts that have gone through deburr process and passivate using citric passivation process when required
  • Assist with material inventory and prep for machining processes
  • Operate a mass finishing barrel tumbler using given recipes for specific parts and materials
  • Meet expectations for productivity and production goals
  • Maintain a clean and efficient work environment
  • Constantly keep products moving and alert management when production is inhibited
  • Provide continuous ideas for process improvements