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Friction Stir Weld Technician

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

Job Description:

Friction Stir Weld Technician at SpaceXHawthorne, CA, United StatesSpaceX 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.FRICTION STIR WELD TECHNICIANRESPONSIBILITIES: Set up and operate large, motion-controlled machines to create friction stir welds on launch vehiclesPerform precision blending using hand tools to prepare metallic surfaces for welding and non-destructive evaluationPerform periodic maintenance on machines with complex pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical systemsAccurately use precision measuring tools such as micrometers, calipers, and torque wrenchesAssist with area projects to improve safety, quality, and deliveryBASIC QUALIFICATIONS:High school diploma or equivalency certificateExperience with machining, welding, or metal fabricationPREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:3+ years of industry experience in machining, welding, or metal fabricationExperience in a manufacturing or production environment in the aerospace industryAbility to interpret electronic work instructions, process specifications, and technical drawingsAbility to perform basic shop math (such as geometry and trigonometry)Experience with PLC troubleshooting, HMIs, and NC programmingExperience with surface and sub-surface NDE methodologies (such as dye penetrant inspection or ultrasonic inspection)Excellent verbal and written communication skillsADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:This role requires working from 4:00 PM 1:30 PMThis is a hands-on position that may require standing for up to 4 hours a day and working directly with hardware on the floorMust be able to lift up to 25 lbs. unassistedMust be comfortable stooping, bending, standing, climbing ladders, or working in tight spaces.Must be willing to work all shifts, overtime, and weekends as required.ITAR 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 SpaceXs 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 , Friction Stir Weld Technician, Other , Hawthorne, California

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