Material Transfer Driver - Temporary



Texas, USA
Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2023

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.



  • Load, drive, and unload manufacturing, test, and support items
  • Safely load trucks at pickup points and transport truckloads to a destination following the rules of the road at all times
  • Safely load and unload trucks at designated drop-off points
  • Ensure truckload contents are secure for safe and undamaged delivery to the destination
  • Scan barcodes meeting business WMS requirements
  • Review all documentation for correct items to be delivered as well as precise delivery area
  • Maintain all applicable documents (paperwork) related to items being delivered to ensure they are not damaged during delivery
  • Monitor service records of the vehicle when driving and report all problems to manager immediately
  • Maintain cleanliness of vehicle and refueling when low


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: 3 months
  • LOCATION: Brownsville, TX
  • SHIFT: This is a weekend 3rd shift role working Tuesday to Saturday or Sunday to Thursday from 6:00 PM - 4:30 AM


  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate
  • 2+ years of driving experience
  • Experience operating a forklift and/or material-handling motorized vehicles and equipment


  • Material handling and stake bed driving experience (under 26k GVW)
  • Trucking experience, preferably with customer-service-oriented delivery background
  • Experience driving for a high-volume manufacturing environment
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong customer-service delivery background
  • Counter-balance sit-down forklift experience
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds unassisted
  • Lifting, standing, climbing, bending, grasping, sitting, pulling, pushing, stooping, stretching, and carrying are generally required to perform the functions of this position
  • Willingness to work overtime and extended hours when needed to meet critical deadlines
  • Valid Texas Class C License


Pay range:
Material Transfer Driver/Level 1: $18.00/hour
Material Transfer Driver//Level 2: $20.50/hour
Material Transfer Driver//Level 3: $23.00/hour

Your actual level and base salary will be determined on a case-by-case basis and may vary based on the following considerations: job-related knowledge and skills, education, and experience.

Base salary is just one part of your total rewards package at SpaceX. You may also be eligible for potential discretionary bonuses. You will also receive access to comprehensive medical coverage, access to a 401(k) retirement plan, and various other discounts and perks. You will also be eligible for 10 or more paid holidays per year.


  • To conform to U.S. Government export regulations, applicant must be a (i) U.S. citizen or national, (ii) U.S. lawful, permanent resident (aka green card holder), (iii) Refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157, or (iv) Asylee under 8 U.S.C. § 1158, or be 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.

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