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Integration Technician (Dragon Operations) - Night Shift

Swarm Technologies

Swarm Technologies

Operations
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 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.

INTEGRATION TECHNICIAN (DRAGON OPERATIONS) – NIGHT SHIFT

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Stage, set up, assemble, test, and install flight hardware
  • Use precision calibrated tools: torque wrenches, micrometers, and calipers
  • Hands-on operations with both large as well as small, fragile assemblies
  • Read and interpret blueprints
  • Perform work according to procedures, specifications, and test instructions
  • Use various mechanical tools without instruction
  • Collaborate with Dragon operations engineers to develop and document activities
  • Processes crew immediately prior to spaceflight and upon return to Earth
  • Ensure launch services are performed on time, safely and in a professional manner
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience in assembly, test, maintenance, repair and/or installation OR a certificate from an accredited trade skills program

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Airframe & Powerplant license
  • Associate degree in aerospace technology or equivalent area of study
  • AV1200-4 certified for vehicle and electrical ground support equipment terminations
  • Familiarity with data acquisition system architecture and terminations
  • Familiarity with vehicle electrical ground support equipment architecture and hardware
  • Knowledge of pressure, temperature and flow measurement devices; mechanical and electrical systems
  • Prior experience working with launch vehicles, human spaceflight, or supporting hardware ocean recovery
  • Experience with hypergolic or hazardous systems
  • Skill in operating and manipulating machinery and various hand and power tools requiring manual dexterity
  • Marine experience
  • Ability to operate and build a flush cart, proof cart, and leak check cart
  • Experience with forklifts, cranes and heavy equipment
  • Experience of precision cleaning of parts and tubing assemblies
  • A demonstrated ability in reading/understanding technical drawings, manuals and reports
  • Ability to rapidly change roles/responsibilities while working in a high-paced, challenging work environment
  • Ability to perform hydrostatic and pneumatic testing

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to pass Space Force background check for Cape Canaveral
  • Ability to work the following shift:
    • Wednesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 5:00am
  • Comfortable being trained to work around hypergolic propellants (MMH and NTO) and willing to work with hazardous materials
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. unassisted
  • Lifting, standing, climbing, bending, grasping, sitting, pulling, pushing, stooping, stretching, and carrying are generally required to perform the functions of this position
  • Ability to work at elevated heights (up to 300 feet), including the use of ladders
  • Willing to operate heavy machinery
  • Ability 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

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Pay range:

Integration Technician/Level 1: $20.00 - $27.00/hour
Integration Technician/Level 2: $25.00 - $32.50/hour
Integration Technician/Level 3: $30.00 - $38.00/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.