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Starship Avionics Integration Technician - Temporary

Company: Space Exploration Technologies
Location: Brownsville
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.



  • Fabricate, assemble, and integrate high quality, high reliability wire harness and electro-mechanical assemblies
  • Read, interpret and work from drawings as well as controlled documentation and processes
  • Cable harnesses: wiring diagrams, layout drawings, mechanical drawings, GD&T
  • Assembly procedures and work instructions
  • Schematics, engineering drawings, and parts list

  • Perform work according to procedures, specifications, and test instructions
  • Operate personnel platforms (boom lifts, scissor lifts, etc.)
  • Use precision calibrated tools
  • Use various mechanical tools and perform electrical checkouts
  • Collaborate with production engineers to develop and document avionics build and integration processes
  • Ensure all production services are performed on time, safely and in a professional manner


This is a temporary position with SpaceX, for the length of time as stated, and is subject to change with minimal notice as business needs dictate.

  • LENGTH OF POSITION: 6 months
  • LOCATION: Brownsville, TX
  • SHIFT: 1st & 2nd, must be available for overtime and weekends as the schedule varies depending on site operational needs; flexibility is required


  • High school diploma or equivalency certification
  • 1+ years of experience using basic mechanical and/or electronics hand tools


  • Experience fabricating, inspecting, or integrating wire harness and cable assemblies
  • Experience in the aerospace industry, aviation, military or other high-reliability operating environment
  • Experience with forklifts, cranes and heavy transport equipment
  • Knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems
  • Skill in operating and manipulating machinery and various hand and power tools requiring manual dexterity
  • Ability to use precision measuring instruments
  • Ability to rapidly change roles/responsibilities while working in a high-paced, challenging work environment
  • Proficient with computers and the ability to use MS Office
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment


  • Able to lift at least 25 lbs unassisted
  • Willing to travel; position is based in Brownsville, TX, however work at other SpaceX facilities for similar work may be required
  • Able to climb ladders and work in confined spaces
  • Must be willing to work all shifts, overtime, and weekends as needed


  • 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, Brownsville , Starship Avionics Integration Technician - Temporary, Other , Brownsville, Texas

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