Civil Engineer
Development, Starship
Posted on 10/20/2022

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.
Brownsville, TX, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Aerospace Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Architecture & Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering
  • 1+ years of professional experience in civil engineering design, analysis, and drafting
  • EIT or Professional Engineering (PE) license
  • 2+ years of professional experience in the civil engineering land development industry
  • Previous experience with civil design software packages like StormCAD, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS
  • Experience with AutoCAD Civil3D (grading to create a Civil 3D surface file, earthwork volume takeoffs, plan and profile creation, base model setup among other items)
  • Knowledge of processes of governing permitting and/or environmental agencies
  • Understanding of other disciplines such as electrical, piping, geotechnical, electrical and surveying
  • Experience with project management of major construction projects including estimating, cost control, schedule, and contractor management
  • Experience reading, reviewing, and approving shop and fabrication drawings, blueprints, and technical manuals
  • Ability to pass Air Force background check for Cape Canaveral
  • Ability to perform hands-on work in all environments (heat, cold, rain), in tight quarters or at heights
  • Ability to work extended hours and weekends as needed
  • Ability to remain focused while working in hazardous environments, while wearing appropriate PPE
  • 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
  • Develop and issue drawings, design documentation, and reports for aerospace, industrial, and commercial type land development projects
  • Perform all calculations necessary for grading and drainage, stormwater control facilities, water quality, domestic water distribution, and other underground utilities
  • Drive coordination and design necessary to obtain local, state, and federal permits as it relates to land development and utility construction projects
  • Manage the civil aspects of construction projects in the field; including quality control, conflict resolution, and coordination of a multi-discipline contractor team
  • Interact with contractors, fabricators, owners, and internal clients to develop project requirements, schedule, and cost estimates prior to project implementation
  • Resolve design and construction conflicts in the field in real time