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SMT Rework Technician

Swarm Technologies

Swarm Technologies

Redmond, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 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.


As a SMT Rework Technician you would be joining a small team that supports PCBA rework with the highest grade of difficulty and harness repairs coming from a variety of our our Starlink Production Departments. Furthermore, you would work alongside our engineering team in the development of new products such as; PCBA, harness, electronic components, and test rack systems.


  • Working knowledge of proficient soldering and re-work techniques in accordance with IPC and JSTD standards.
  • Solder and de-solder through hole and SMT components.
  • Support conformal coat, masking, epoxy application and coating.
  • Support avionics engineering with the rapid iteration of electronic components and harnesses.
  • Mechanical/electrical assembly of PCB assemblies into product chassis.
  • Work closely with engineering to bring an idea to reality.
  • Self-monitor work progress against area benchmarks and achieve on time delivery of all work.
  • Read, interpret and work from drawings as well as from controlled documentation and processes.
  • Assist with the development of production processes for first time production run.
  • Excellent concentration and attention to detail with outstanding work efficiency and accuracy.


  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate
  • 3+ years of mechanical, electrical, and/or PCBA experience


  • Demonstrated ability to read, interpret and work from drawings, controlled documentation and processes such as: layout drawings, mechanical drawings, assembly procedures, work instructions, schematics, engineering drawings, and parts list
  • Experience working in an electro-mechanical manufacturing company, a precision manufacturing company, or aviation/aerospace manufacturing company
  • Experience with electrical wiring
  • IPC and/or JSTD certification including IPC610, IPC 7711/7722, or JSTD-001
  • Electro-mechanical assembly and prototype development experience
  • Experience setting up and running tests and experiments
  • Proficient with computers, the ability to use MS Office, shop floor management software (ERP) and related programs


  • Must be willing to work overtime and weekends as needed. Estimated shift times, 1st shift 5:00 AM – 3:30PM, 2nd shift: 4:00 PM – 2:30 AM
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs
  • Repetitive assembly operations, grasping, standing, lifting, bending, pulling, pushing, stooping, stretching, and carrying are generally required to perform the functions of this position
  • Must be able to distinguish colors as required


Pay range:

SMT Rework Technician/Level 1: $25.00 - $33.00/hour

SMT Rework Technician/Level 2: $30.00 - $39.00/hour

SMT Rework Technician/Level 3: $35.00 - $45.00/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. Non-exempt Washington employees are eligible for sick leave in accordance with Washington's Sick Leave policies.


  • 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.