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 spacex.com for additional information.
Quality Assurance Inspector
Perform receiving, in process, and final inspection on Structures and Propulsion major sub-assemblies, including mechanical, electrical, electro-mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic parts, components, and sub-assemblies
Document launch processing and test anomalies in accordance with prescribed procedures and process as required
Assist with the specification, purchase, and maintenance of calibrated measuring and test equipment
Communicate and help resolve quality related issues as they relate to the launch site and other SpaceX locations i.e. Testing, Production, and Manufacturing.
Perform other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment
Travel as required to the California factory, Vandenberg launch site and the Texas Rocket Development Facility to assist the quality team across the SpaceX enterprise
High School Diploma/GED, entry level required.
Minimum of 2 years of experience in aerospace industry, aviation, military or other high-reliability operating environment
Preferred Skills and Experience:
Knowledge of Quality Assurance principles, methods, and processes
Associate’s Degree or higher preferred, years of experience in lieu of degree will be considered
Knowledge of Avionics and electrical systems is preferred
Knowledge of Aerospace Propulsion and Principles is preferred
Knowledge of Aerospace Structures is a plus
Knowledge of GSE Systems and general associated equipment is a plus
Strong knowledge and experience in Aerospace Standards and its general practices
Windows operating systems, Intermediate
Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook), Intermediate
Ability to work at elevated heights
Physical effort including standing, lifting and carrying moderately heavy materials or equipment (15 to 50 lbs.)
Occasionally exposed to work in extreme outdoor environments – heat, cold, rain
Work occasionally performed in an environment requiring exposure to fumes, odors, and noise
Significant overtime may be required.
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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