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CAD Drafter

Company: Space Exploration Technologies
Location: Hawthorne
Posted on: June 9, 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.


The CAD Drafter will support production facility designs across a portfolio of projects. This position is directly responsible for translating engineering and production requirements into executable plans. It will also manage and update campus maps and individual building drawings as the needs of the business evolve.


  • Develop and modify preliminary equipment layouts based on customer input
  • Produce documents to assist with securing construction contractor bids
  • Create as-built documents for projects after completion of construction
  • Maintain SpaceX campus maps and department ownership of production spaces
  • Integrate 3rd party vendor drawings into existing building drawing sets
  • Convert files from Teamcenter, Sketch-up, BlueBeam, PDF, or others into AutoCAD


  • 3+ years of experience creating architectural construction documents including plans, elevations, sections, and details
  • Experience with AutoCAD 2018 or later


  • Experience in construction, project management, and tenant improvement
  • Basic knowledge of electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R), concrete, framing, and industrial gas trade
  • Able to read instructions and blueprints
  • Knowledge of basic construction and engineering principles and methods
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work collaboratively in a team environment


  • 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: Space Exploration Technologies, Hawthorne , CAD Drafter, Other , Hawthorne, California

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