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Starship Structural Welder (MIG) - Temporary (Day Shift)

Company: SpaceX
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.STARSHIP STRUCTURAL WELDER (MIG) - TEMPORARY (DAY SHIFT)Tank fabricators will work to build the primary airframe of the Starship and Super Heavy vehicles at the SpaceX South Texas build site. The tank fabricator will work with an elite team of other welders and technicians to rapidly build the tank (cylindrical structure), tank bulkheads, and other large associated structures for the flight article design of both vehicles.RESPONSIBILITIES: MIG welding; cut, trim, fit and fabricate metal components to dimensions for building and assemblingCollaborate with lead welder to ensure that the proper weld procedure, type of material and rod size are accurately assessed for each welding projectAnalyze engineering drawings and specifications to plan welding operations where procedural information is unavailableMake a continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointlyPerform other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environmentWeld assembly and fabrication of various small to large scale structures and assembliesEffectively communicate with management/supervisors, engineering staff and planners to achieve build efficiencyModify repair, assemble, and install launch vehiclesCheck work after completion of each operation in job and/or completed job to ensure it is complete per drawingHandle and dispose of hazardous materials in approved mannerInstall and assemble custom and off-the-shelf tooling and machinery for building primary tank structureSetup of safety equipment and work platforms at elevationOperate general shop equipment and vehicles (forklifts, boom lifts, scissor lifts, etc.)POSITION DETAILS: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 monthsLOCATION: Brownsville, TXSHIFT: Day shift (6 AM - 6 PM); Alternative Work Schedule: 3 days on, 4 days off then 4 days on, 3 days off. Must be available for overtime and weekends as the schedule varies depending on site operational needs; flexibility is requiredBASIC QUALIFICATIONS:3+ years of experience with MIG weldingPREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:10+ years of experience with MIG welding with one or more of the following materials: stainless steel, carbon steel, Inconel, aluminum and titaniumHighly proficient in tube cutting, grinding and fabricationHighly experience in Class A weldsCertifications with AWS D17.1 and D1.2Experience with DC welding techniques, and engineering requirementsExperience working with standard tools, materials, motions, and practices of the welding tradeKnowledge in occupational hazards and effective safety precautions of the tradeKnowledge in arc air procedures and equipmentExperience operating overhead cranes and forkliftsExperience using precision measuring instrumentsAbility to rapidly change roles/responsibilities while working in a high-paced, challenging work environmentADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:Role requires passing a weld test per AWS D17.1This role requires working from 6 AM - 6 PM 3 days on, 4 days off then 4 days on, 3 days offMust be available for overtime and weekends as the schedule varies depending on site operational needsAbility to work multiple shifts and change shifts with minimal notice, flexibility is requiredAbility to stand for extended periods - 8 hours minimumAbility to lift heavy objects (up to 25 lbs.) unassistedAbility to perform job duties that require standing, kneeling, crouching, twisting upper body, working in cramped positions in small openings and climbing hand over handAbility to work at elevated heights (up to 100 feet)Typically exposed to work in extreme outdoor environments - heat, cold, rainWork performed in an environment requiring exposure to fumes, odors, and noiseITAR 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, Brownsville , Starship Structural Welder (MIG) - Temporary (Day Shift), Other , Brownsville, Texas

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