Orbital Tube Welder
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 by any reasonable standard, 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 seeking 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 spacex.com for additional information.

Orbital Tube Welder

Responsibilities:
Follow established procedures to setup and operate the orbital welding system.

Work from blue prints and approved drawings.

Cut and prepare all tubing and fittings used in the welding operation.

Perform setup of the welding system.

Assembles and calibrates liquid controllers and systems as required.

Inspect all completed assemblies using the borescope inspection system.

Maintain an adequate supply of spare parts for the welding system.

Maintain a clean work area. Maintain a file of all work records

Required Skills and Experience:
High School Diploma or Equivalent required

Certification from a formal orbital weld training program or 3 years of experience required

Position will require standing for long periods of time, up to 6 hours a day

Preferred Skills and Experience:
Certification from an orbital weld training program preferred

A&P License is a plus

Tig Welding and Clean room experience is preferred

Additional 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.

About SpaceX:
SpaceX offers one of the best environments in the world for employees to learn, build real working systems and tackle exciting challenges every day. We operate in a fun, casual work environment and have great benefits including: competitive salary, stock options, medical/dental insurance and free gym memberships. By joining the SpaceX team, you are not just a part of history, you are making it.

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.

Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resource Department at (310) 363-6000.

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