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Facilities Technician

Company: Virgin Orbit, LLC
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Long Beach, CANoFull-TimeAt Virgin Orbit, we are launching the small satellite revolution, enabling missions that were previously unimaginable. We are delivering Virgins 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.Facilities TechnicianPosition Summary Virgin Orbit (VO) is seeking a new member for our team to serve as Facilities Technician. If you join us in this position, you will assist in creating an efficient and organized workspace for the LauncherOne small satellite launch programs test facility. This role is for a hands-on person with great attention to detail and excellent people skills. This is a Full-time position at our rocket factory in beautiful Long Beach, California launch test and operations site in beautiful Mojave, California.

  • Assist in repair and maintenance of equipment
  • Move heavy equipment
  • Drive forklifts, scissor lifts, boom lifts, and sky trackers
  • Broad technical knowledge
  • Respond to preventative maintenance tickets and requests
  • General clean-up and maintenance of work areas
  • Painting Experience including use of airless spraying, preparation, masking , and mixing
  • Experience with general facility infrastructure repair and upgrades
  • Must adhere to proper safety guidelines at all timesIf you want to join us, youd better have all of these
    • High school diploma or GED, 3+ years of professional experience in a relevant role; or the equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Intermediate mig welding, plasma cutting, and torch cutting experience
    • Skilled knowledge of power tools including but not limited to hammer drills, grinding wheels, angle grinders, jig saws
    • Basic computer skills and understanding of work ticketing and reporting systems
    • Must be a U.S. person as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR 120.15)
    • Must be able to work varying hours/shifts and available for overtime as well as weekends when needed
    • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time 8 hours minimum.
    • Must be able to stoop, bend, crawl, and able to maneuver in tight spaces.
    • Physically able to handle items weighing up to 25lbs (unassisted)
    • Valid CA drivers license required with clean driving record and you should probably have a bunch of these, too.
      • Graduated from a technical college or other recognized apprenticeship
      • Self-motivated and works well within a team atmosphere
      • Experience in a fast-paced test operations facility
      • Experience using a forklift is a plus
      • Experience with CMMS Software (User Level)
      • Self-Starter and ability to be successful with minimal supervision
      • Experience using an ERP system is a plus
      • Must be hands on person willing to do anything
      • Certifications or similar within aerospace, aviation or automotive
      • Ability to add something unique and positive to our team
      • Generally high level of all-around awesomenessITAR 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 Bransons 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.LI-JL1iCIMS Req Number: 2022-7393 FLSA Status: Non-Exempt External Company URL: https://virginorbit.com/careers/ Street: 4022 East Conant Street

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