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Production Integration Technician

Production Integration Technician

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.

Production Integration Technician 


  • Stage, set up, assemble, test and install flight hardware.
  • Use of mechanical tools and precision calibrated tools – torque wrenches, micrometers and calipers.
  • Hands-on operations with both large as well as small, fragile assemblies.
  • Reading and interpreting blue prints.
  • Perform work according to procedures, specifications and test instructions.
  • Collaborate with production engineers to develop and document activities.
  • Ensure all production services are performed on time, safely and in a professional manner.
  • Responsible for cleaning of tools, valves, regulators etc. Responsible for maintaining a professional and neat work area.
  • Performs work according to procedures, specifications and test instructions.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2 years of propulsion component hardware installation experience or 2 years of experience in a precision aerospace component assembly environment.
  • High school diploma or GED.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in the aerospace industry, aviation, military or other high-reliability operating environment.
  • Complete training in the staging, installation, removal and de-staging of propulsion engines.
  • A&P license strongly desired.
  • 5 years or more of aerospace engines experience.
  • Knowledge of pressure, temperature and flow measurement devices; mechanical and electrical systems; propulsion engines.
  • Strong mathematical, basic computer, problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to use precision measuring instruments.
  • Skill in operating and manipulating machinery and various hand and power tools requiring manual dexterity.

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.

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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