Full-Time

Machinist

Posted on 5/31/2024

Astranis

Astranis

201-500 employees

Develops cost-effective global broadband satellites

Hardware
Aerospace

Compensation Overview

$$30 - $$50Hourly

+ Equity

Senior

San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
SolidWorks
Requirements
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3+ years experience machining parts for aerospace, medical, or other high-reliability industries
  • Knowledge of Solidworks and HSMworks operation as well as other CAM systems
  • Knowledge of Haas, Matsuura and general Fanuc controllers
  • Understanding of basic rigging and safety for moving objects
  • Proficiency with inspection tools and experience dimensionally verifying hardware to engineering specifications
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, decimals, and shop math to practical situations
  • Accessing the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned
Responsibilities
  • Read job orders and blueprints for aerospace prototype and production parts, and produce them on a variety of equipment in our machine shop
  • Set up 3- and 5-axis CNC machines, including tooling creation, tool selection, and programming
  • Run multiple machines of different types, including scheduling jobs to maximize productivity
  • Use Coordinate Measurement Machine (CMM) and hand tools to inspect parts made both internally and by external suppliers
  • Program and operate the Faro arm measurement equipment for both component inspection and satellite integration-level measurements
  • Document builds via Manufacturing Execution System (MES) to control part configuration, material certification, and traceability
  • Procure material for jobs as needed based on requests for parts
  • Write non-conformance tickets for defects created or found during the manufacturing process
  • Assist in training for new employees and other internal users of the machine shop

Working at Astranis Space Technologies offers an enriching opportunity to engage in cutting-edge satellite technology within a focused market of telecommunications. By specializing in small, cost-effective satellites for global broadband, the company not only addresses a critical global challenge—connecting billions without internet access—but also positions itself as a leader in the satellite industry through a unique bandwidth-as-a-service model. Employees can take pride in contributing to significant technological advancements and societal benefits.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$760.7M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2015

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

13%

1 year growth

15%

2 year growth

40%

Benefits

An equity stake in the company.

Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance.

Unlimited vacation days.

Healthy, delicious, free lunch catered in every day.

Complementary OneMedical membership.

Great office chairs, stand-up desks, and a machine shop.

Reimbursement to spend on commuting from outside SF

Generous, fully-paid parental leave.