TIG WELDER (STARLINK SATELLITE)

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MAKING HUMANITY MULTIPLANETARY.

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Weld, assemble, and fabricate propulsion tanks for the Starlink V2.0 spacecraft
  • Use precision calibrated tools – torque wrenches, micrometers and calipers
  • Perform work according to procedures, specifications and test instructions
  • Read and interpret technical drawings, and follow detailed work instructions
  • Use various mechanical tools without instruction
  • Perform other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment
  • Operate forklifts, cranes and heavy equipment

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate
  • 3+ years of experience with TIG welding

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 5+ years of experience in TIG welding (manual or mechanized)
  • Experience or certification for aerospace DC TIG welding on aluminum alloys
  • Highly proficient in tube (small and large diameter up to 6”) cutting grinding and fabrication
  • Proficient in blue print reading and lay out
  • Knowledge and experience completing welds that pass visual before being X-rayed or dye penned
  • Certification with AWS D17.1 and D1.2
  • Experience with overhead cranes and forklifts
  • Experience with high pressure pneumatic testing of weldments/pressure vessels

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Willing to work both 1st shift (5 AM – 3 PM) and 2nd shift (3 PM – 1 AM); able to work overtime hours and weekends as needed
  • Able to lift up to 25 lbs. unassisted
  • Able to stand for extended periods – 8 hours min
  • Able to stoop, bend, crawl, and being able to maneuver in tight spaces

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.

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