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Starlink Production Technician

Company: SpaceX
Location: hawthorne
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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.STARLINK PRODUCTION TECHNICIANOne of the most ambitious missions that SpaceX has undertaken to date, the Starlink satellite constellation, is our solution to providing reliable internet to the entire world. We are looking for talented technicians to help full-scale production of the Starlink satellites.The success of Starlink depends on the quality, reliability, cost, manufacturability, throughput, and security of the products that you deliver. If you seek a fast-paced, dynamic environment; if you thrive on solving difficult problems where resolutions have high impact; and if you love the challenge of building something from scratch, then this role will be an ideal next career step.RESPONSIBILITIES: Mechanical/electrical assembly of satellite components, subassemblies, and integration of final vehicle assemblies Mechanical/electrical assembly of PCB assemblies into product chassisBuild small electrical sub-assembliesBuild-up battery cell modulesBuild solar modules and solar arraysWire harnessingSolder and desolder through-hole and SMT componentsSupport conformal coat, masking, epoxy application and coatingRun functional testing of built hardware, including setup, instrumentation, test execution, and teardownOperate complex automated equipment, including troubleshooting and maintenanceSupport the development of prototype test capabilities for spacecraft component development and life testsAssist in the identification, installation and implementation of test equipment, instrumentation and data acquisition systemsEnsure lab equipment is maintained and calibrated, track calibration schedulesResponsible for some preventative maintenance activities on test equipment and data acquisition systemsIdentify test equipment requirements for planned tests, maintain test consumables inventory, and develop test procedures and processes accordinglyPerform test setups as needed to support developments across several test regimes - thermal, shock, thermal vacuum, vibrationManage schedule priorities and independently executing work to meet company deliverablesBASIC QUALIFICATIONS:High school degree or equivalency certificate2+ years of electro-mechanical, vehicle integration, and/or mechanical assembly experiencePREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:4+ years of experience in electro-mechanical assembly, integration or mechanical assembly experienceAssociate degreeAirframe and Powerplant (A) licenseDemonstrated 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 listAble to proficiently use a PC, Microsoft Windows, and Microsoft Office suiteExcellent communication and organizational skillsExperience working in an electro-mechanical manufacturing company, a precision manufacturing company, or high volume manufacturing companyExperience with electrical wiringIPC and/or J-STD certificationElectro-mechanical assembly and prototype development experienceExperience setting up and running tests and experimentsSoldering experienceADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:Willing to work all shifts, overtime and weekends as needed. Estimated shift times 1st Shift: 5 am - 3:30 pm; 2nd shift: 3:30 pm - 2 amStanding for long periods of time, climbing up and down ladders, bending, grasping, sitting, pulling, pushing, stooping, and stretching may be required to perform the functions of this positionAble to lift up to 25lbs. unassistedITAR REQUIREMENTS:To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you 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. 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.

Keywords: SpaceX, Hawthorne , Starlink Production Technician, Other , hawthorne, California

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