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Painter (Launch Hardware)

Swarm Technologies

Swarm Technologies

Other Engineering
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 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.

PAINTER (LAUNCH HARDWARE)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Sand blast to acceptable industry standards
  • Safely operate spray coating equipment to industrial and commercial standards
  • Safely operate air tools, pressure feed tanks, and airless pumps
  • Brush and roll industrial and commercial coatings
  • Perform corrosion control on carbon steel/ stainless steel using pneumatic air tools, needle guns, and scalers
  • Safely operate aerial platforms, forklifts, and heavy equipment
  • Operate, clean and maintain all painting equipment, including brush, roll, sprayers and electrostatic sprayers, pumps, etc.
  • Work with contractors daily to ensure SpaceX standards are being met

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate
  • 2+ years of industrial painting experience

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 5+ years of industrial painting experience or corrosion control experience
  • Experience with NACE, MSDS, and EPA regulation codes or industry standards
  • Understanding of heavy equipment safety standards
  • Familiarity with paint processes and applications
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions
  • Self-motivated individual able to work independently or in a team environment and willing to learn

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to pass Air Force background check for Cape Canaveral
  • Able to lift 35 lbs. unassisted
  • Lifting, standing, climbing, bending, grasping, sitting, pulling, pushing, stooping, stretching, and carrying are generally required to perform the functions of this position
  • Able to work at elevated heights (up to 300 feet), including the use of ladder
  • Willing to operate heavy machinery
  • Able to work in confined spaces
  • Typically exposed to work in extreme outdoor environments – heat, cold, rain, ice
  • Work performed in an environment requiring exposure to fumes, odors, and noise
  • Basic use of computer systems
  • Must have a valid driver's license as this position will drive a company vehicle while onsite
  • Work performed in an environment requiring exposure to fumes, odors, and noise
  • Must be available to work extended hours and weekends when needed based on site operational needs; flexibility required

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Pay range:

Painter/Level 1: $20.00 - $24.50/hour
Painter/Level 2: $23.00 - $29.00/hour
Painter/Level 3: $27.00 - $35.00/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 and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid parental leave, and various other discounts and perks. You may also accrue 3 weeks of paid vacation and will be eligible for 10 or more paid holidays per year.

ITAR REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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.