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Crane Technician

Swarm Technologies

Swarm Technologies

hawthorne, ca, usa
Posted on Tuesday, March 19, 2024

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.



  • Perform troubleshooting and repair of all mechanical and electrical crane systems
  • Conduct inspections of bridge and gantry cranes
  • Install and remove different types of crane and crane equipment
  • Modify crane parts
  • Fabricate and install components related to crane equipment installations
  • Document all work performed


  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate
  • 5+ years of experience working with cranes


  • Experience with bridge and gantry cranes
  • Experience with modification of crane parts
  • Knowledge of welding operations
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to utilize shop equipment for repairs or inspections


  • This is a split shift role working from 12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Able to work all shifts, overtime and/or weekends as needed
  • Able to stand for long periods of time, climbing up and down ladders, bending, grasping, sitting, pulling, pushing, stooping, and stretching may be required to perform the functions of this position
  • Able to lift up to 25lbs. unassisted
  • Able to work under adverse conditions (e.g., dirty, noisy, or confined spaces)


Pay range:

Crane Technician/Level 1: $24.00 - $31.00/hour
Crane Technician/Level 2: $28.00 - $37.00/hour
Crane Technician/Level 3: $33.00 - $43.00/hour

Your actual level and base salary will be determined on a case-by-case basis and may vary based on the following considerations: job-related knowledge and skills, education, and experience.

Base salary is just one part of your total rewards package at SpaceX. You may also be eligible for long-term incentives, in the form of company stock, stock options, or long-term cash awards, as well as potential discretionary bonuses and the ability to purchase additional stock at a discount through an Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You will also receive access to comprehensive medical, vision, and dental coverage, access to a 401(k) retirement plan, short & long-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid parental leave, and various other discounts and perks. You may also accrue 3 weeks of paid vacation & will be eligible for 10 or more paid holidays per year.


  • To conform to U.S. Government export regulations, applicant must be a (i) U.S. citizen or national, (ii) U.S. lawful, permanent resident (aka green card holder), (iii) Refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157, or (iv) Asylee under 8 U.S.C. § 1158, or be eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.

SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.