Integration Technician
Posted on 10/19/2022

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
  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate
  • 1+ years of experience in hardware assembly, test, and/or installation
  • Experience in the aerospace industry, aviation, military or other high-reliability operating environment
  • FAA Airframe and PowerPlant license
  • Experience in fast-paced production environment with flight hardware
  • Knowledge of pressure, temperature and flow measurement devices, mechanical and electrical systems, and propulsion engines
  • Skill in operating and manipulating machinery and various hand and power tools requiring manual dexterity
  • A demonstrated ability in reading/understanding technical drawings, manuals and reports
  • NASA-STD-8739.3 certification (currently or previously held)
  • Ability to rapidly change roles/responsibilities while working in a high-paced, challenging work environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written) with engineering and production
  • Proficient with computers and the ability to use MS Office
  • Experience with forklifts, cranes and heavy equipment
  • Able to lift at least 25 lbs. unassisted
  • Able to climb ladders and be comfortable working in tight spaces
  • Willing to work all shifts, overtime, and/or weekends as needed
  • 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
  • Read, interpret and work from free form drawings as well as from controlled documentation and processes
  • Work closely with engineering to build spacecraft using work instruction and three dimensional drawings
  • Install spacecraft hardware in a highly detailed and quality manner which includes:
  • Installation of harnessing
  • Installation of thermal protection fluid systems
  • Installation of thermal protective spacecraft skin
  • Installation of cargo system
  • Installation of avionics boxes
  • Installation of International Space Station mating system
  • Installation of propulsion fluid and engine systems
  • Meet demanding schedule deadlines in a high quality manner
  • Report problems and work with quality
  • Use a computer to record work performed on shop floor management system (ERP) as well as use of email (MS Outlook)
  • Work in a clean room environment
  • Comply with ESD standards
  • Comply with FOD sensitive areas and parts
  • Assist composites structure team with installation, repairs and other duties as required