Maintenance Technician (2nd shift)
SpaceX - Hawthorne, CA

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Space Exploration Technologies

Work to advance the course of human history and pave the way to Mars.

SpaceX is a US based advanced technology company founded by residing CEO and CTO, Elon Musk. SpaceX builds rockets and spacecraft from the ground up including cutting edge electronics, software, vehicle structures, and engine systems. The Falcon Launch Vehicle and Dragon Spacecraft programs are some of the most ambitious engineering systems in the world, designed to support our ultimate goals of aviation-like spaceflight capability and making humanity a multi-planet species.

"SpaceX is like Special Forces… we do the missions that others think are impossible. We have goals that are absurdly ambitious, but we're going to make them happen. We have the potential here at SpaceX to have an incredible effect on the future of humanity and life itself."
– Elon Musk

If you’re undaunted by the impossible, actively seek out insanely challenging projects under tight schedules, and want to work with a remarkable organization pushing the envelope of human exploration, then you will want to be part of the SpaceX legacy.

We are actively seeking the brightest minds from all industries and technologies to continue building our world class team. Please visit for additional information.

Maintenance Technician (2nd shift)

Maintains and repairs all assets to ensure their proper operating condition.

Troubleshoot, repair control devices such as PLC’s, HMI’s, CNC controls from various manufactures. Able to read ladder logic and set up PID loops.

Troubleshoot, repair and overhaul of mechanical systems like, pumps, chillers, gearboxes, etc.

Perform work order repairs, inspections and adjustments.

Provide maintenance on various equipment – Gas burners, various Ovens, Vacuum systems, Brake press, Roll Form, Friction Stir Weld, Spin Lathe, etc.

Driving forklifts and company vehicles.

Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.

Basic Qualifications:
High school Diploma or GED.

A minimum of 3 years Maintenance Technician experience.

A minimum of 5 years of xperience with hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanics and advanced electrical repair.

Preferred Skills and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree.

Capability to operate a forklift and other related inventory equipment.

Experience within the Aerospace, automotive, semiconductor, or electronic fields.

Additional Requirements:
Ability to read and interpret electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic schematics and drawings.

Ability to write detailed repair reports (Advanced MS Office skills).

Ability to use power tools and hand tools as well as heavy equipment.

Ability to maintain a safe and clean working environment while adhering to company policies, quality policies and industry standards.

Must be detail oriented, organized, and demonstrate a high sense of urgency.

Analytic thinker that gets to the root of the problem and comes up with permanent solution to remedy the issue.

Ability to lift 25-30 lbs., 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 while standing on lifts and ladders.

Must be open to working all required shift hours, including overtime, and weekends, as needed.

Self-motivated and works well with others.

ITAR Requirements:
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant 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.

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, 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 Resource Department at (310) 363-6000.

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