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Apprentice Electrician

Company: Virgin Orbit
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: August 3, 2022

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Long Beach, CA


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Who we are:
At Virgin Orbit, we are launching the small satellite revolution, enabling missions that were previously unimaginable. We are delivering Virgin's legendary customer experience by combining advanced technology with a diligent, hard-working team. We have built a workplace and a workforce of the future, knowing that our decisions and investments of today are launching the industries of tomorrow. We have engaged a diverse and inclusive community of doers and dreamers alike, empowering all those working today to build satellites and constellations that will change the world. -At Virgin Orbit, we are opening space for good. Search all of our job openings on our career portal. -Apprentice Electrician -Position Summary -Virgin Orbit (VO) is seeking a new member as an Apprentice Electrician within the LauncherOne program. If you join us in this position, we are looking for an Apprentice Electrician who can undertake a variety of tasks relating to installation and maintenance of electrical infrastructures. The ideal candidate possesses skills in assembling, installing, and maintaining electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Excellent troubleshooting skills to assess malfunctions and blackouts. - When to execute and how to use temporary generators for distribution. -Due to the high risk pertaining to this job, Apprentice Electricians must demonstrate responsibility and accountability with great attention to detail in safety precautions and communication, both oral and written. Your goal as an Apprentice Electrician is to produce and maintain well-functioning electrical distribution, equipment, and connections. This is to minimize the probability of hazards and accidents, while maximizing usability of electricity in all facilities. -This is a full-time position at our rocket factory in beautiful Long Beach, California. - -

Your Mission:
The ideal candidate must be experienced in customer service skills.Knowledge in power generation equipment and distribution experience. Understanding in diverse electrical devices and systems. Hands-on person with great attention to detail and excellent people skills. Identifying, analyzing, troubleshooting, and assisting with repairs of equipment and electrical faults.Execute plans of electrical wiring for well-functioning power distribution, lighting, and other electrical systems. -Connect wiring in electrical circuits and networks ensuring compatibility of components.Perform effective troubleshooting to identify hazards or malfunctions and repair or substitute damaged units. Learning from the master electrician and completing all assigned duties.Interpret blueprints and schematics.Updating work logs, client accounts, and handling other administrative duties.Ordering replacement parts and equipment as needed.Completing electrical installations and carrying out various maintenance duties.Working irregular hours and overtime when required.Communicating with internal customer and/or service providers in a professional, courteous manner always.Help Virgin Orbit do our part to make the world a better placeConstantly learn new things-and share them with your team membersPerforms other duties as assigned

What you bring:
Electrical knowledge: 1 year (Required)High school or equivalent (Preferred) Experience in industrial and/or commercial electrical systemsDemonstrate ability to:Read and interpret electrical drawings and blueprintsUse electrical and hand tools (e.g. wire strippers, voltmeter, pullers, crimping devices, voltage and mega ohm meters etc.) Extensive knowledge in safety procedures, legal regulations, and guidelinesExcellent critical thinking and problem-solving ability Problem solver, able to work in multi-disciplinary teams.Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.Excellent physical condition and flexibility Ability to work long shifts, overtime, or weekends as requiredWillingness to travel Must be able to lift 20lbs. unassistedMust be a U.S. person as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR -120.15)Valid CA driver's license required with clean driving recordPassion for space exploration and a firm belief in the utility of affordable access to space.Ability and desire to perform in a fast-paced, rapidly changing work environment.Self-driven, highly motivated, and committed to improvement, inter-team communication skills, and attention to detail.--- and you should probably have a bunch of these, too.Ability to thrive as a 'one person team'.Ability to add something unique and positive to our team.Generally high level of all-around awesomeness. -ITAR RequirementsTo conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR -120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. -Personal RequirementsOur idea of a happy life: build rockets, work with brilliant people, serve purposeful customers, and open access to space. Sir Richard Branson's belief is "If you get the perfect mix of people working for your company, you have a far greater chance of success." From the very start, we have placed top priority on growing and fostering a team of creative, diverse, and talented women and men. - -Stay in touch with the latest news and updates from Virgin Orbit by following us on:YouTube Twitter - -Instagram Facebook - -LinkedInVirgin Orbit is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Virgin Orbit 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, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

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