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Master Electrician (Starbase) - Level 4/5

SpaceX

SpaceX

Texas, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024

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.

MASTER ELECTRICIAN (STARBASE) - LEVEL 4/5

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Install or repair any of a variety of electrical equipment such as motor control centers, transformers, switchboards, controllers, circuit breakers, motors, heating units, conduit systems, or other transmission equipment
  • Preventive maintenance on panels, computer/server rooms and all other aspects of electrical maintenance, repair and troubleshooting
  • Determine the location and density of circuitry, evaluate load demand, isolate
    malfunctions, and incorporate engineering changes
  • Make circuit analyses, calculate loads, and trace relationships in signal flow
  • Establish cost savings plans to decrease site power usage or increase usage where needed for business testing purposes
  • Maintain NEC code enforcement
  • Manage outside electrical contractors brought in for facility expansion needs if necessary
  • Providing electrical and telecom to workstations and other areas
  • Read and implement schematics and blueprints along with project planning, scheduling and working with other on-site facilities personnel
  • Install and program automation devices
  • Install connectors, connector pins, terminals and lugs
  • Troubleshoot all new and existing electrical lines and all new and existing machinery
  • Lead fellow electricians on project work as needed
  • Perform other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate
  • 8+ years of experience with electrical systems

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience working at a rocket launch facility and supporting launch campaigns
  • Experience with SpaceX electrical systems
  • Master electrician license
  • Ability to identify and implement efficient paths of action to finish the assigned work
  • Ability to test, calibrate, diagnose, and repair various devices
  • Ability to use a variety of electrician’s hand tools as well as measuring and testing instruments
  • Demonstrable knowledge and/or understanding of codes, rules, regulations and standards of electrical equipment
  • Ability to read and understand technical manuals and reports
  • Ability to use precision measuring instruments

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Journeyman or NCCER industrial license
  • Schedule varies depending on site operational needs and flexibility required regarding frequent overtime/weekend support
  • Ability to perform job duties that require standing, kneeling, crouching, twisting upper body, working in cramped positions in small opening and climbing hand over hand, lifting up to 25 lbs., and working on ladders/lifts at elevated heights
  • Ability to work in an environment requiring exposure to fumes, odors, and noise
  • Ability to rapidly change roles/responsibilities while working in a high-paced, challenging work environment

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Pay range:
Master Electrician/Level 4: $33.00/hour
Master Electrician/Level 5: $38.00 - $48.00/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 long-term incentives, in the form of company stock, stock options, or long-term cash awards, as well as potential discretionary bonuses and the ability to purchase additional stock at a discount through an Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You will also receive access to comprehensive medical, vision, and dental coverage, access to a 401(k) retirement plan, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid parental leave, and various other discounts and perks. You may also accrue 3 weeks of paid vacation and will be eligible for 10 or more paid holidays per year.

ITAR REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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.

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.