Facilities Mechanic Level 3 (Plumber)

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Making space for everyone


Come be a part of the 21st Century Space Race. At Firefly, we are focused on the leading edge of space systems progression. Our company is committed to providing economical and convenient access to space for small payloads through the design, manufacture, and operation of reliable launch vehicles and spacecraft. To get there, we are looking for incredibly passionate, bright, and determined people to join our team.


A Journeyman Plumber or Industrial Mechanic with plumbing expertise who will help in both equipment maintenance/repair and new construction projects. A skilled troubleshooter who can mentor less experienced mechanics and share his/her expertise with management. This position is located at our Rocket Production and Test facility located north of Cedar Park, in Briggs, TX.


  • Assists in the construction and build-out of new facilities as needed.
  • Ensures operation of plumbing or piping systems including Pneumatic, Hydraulic, DWV, Fuel, high-pressure gasses, and water.
  • Locates sources of problems by observing devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.
  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.
  • Assists in the construction and build-out of new facilities as needed.
  • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.
  • Conserves maintenance and construction resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.



  • High Safety Standards, Construction Trades, Equipment Maintenance, Technical Understanding, Teamwork, Technical Zeal, Deals with Uncertainty, Power Tools, Attention to Detail, Flexibility, Supervision, Productivity.


  • Journeyman License, Contractor’s License.

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.

Firefly Aerospace, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Firefly is governed based on 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.

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