Manufacturing and Production - Technicians and Trade SkillsSpaceX 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 ultima
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SpaceX • 
Hawthorne, California, United States
Position Type: Permanent
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Manufacturing and Production - Technicians and Trade Skills

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.

RIGGER

RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Safely rig with round/flat slings and protectors, then lift flight hardware into and from manufacturing machines

  • Safely rig with flat/round slings flight hardware components for delivery from machine, non-destructive test and drilling workshops

  • Safely rig with flat/round slings and lift large tooling jigs and fixtures into position and onto flight hardware

  • Install tooling onto flight hardware barrel sections, safely rig with round slings, lift and breakover barrel sections from vertical to horizontal to load into circumferential stir welding machine

  • Safely rig with designed tooling and round slings to lift complete rocket stages from integration carts onto transportation trailer or dolly

  • Safely rig with round/flat slings flight hardware and lift using a 6-20k forklift

  • Operate air bearing carts to move flight hardware from station to station


Job Requirements:
ool diploma or equivalency certificate
  • 1+ years of rigging experience

  • 1+ years of professional experience operating a forklift and following basic forklift safety rules

  • 1+ years of professional experience working with/around overhead and/or self-propelled cranes


  • PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:


    • Certified forklift operator

    • 2+ years of professional experience as a certified overhead crane operator

    • NCCCO rigger I/II qualifications/certifications

    • Previous experience with lifting large, odd shaped or unbalanced loads


    ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:


    • Must be able to lift at least 25 lbs. unassisted

    • Must be willing to travel. Up to 5%

    • Must be able to climb ladders and work in tight spaces

    • Must be willing to work all shifts, overtime, and weekends as needed

    • Ability to pass Air Force background checks for Cape Canaveral and Vandenberg


    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 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.

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