Mistras Group
Quality Inspector at SpaceX
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NDT.org Job Number: 29467 * Please reference NDT.org Job Number on all correspondence
Company: SpaceX
State: TX Texas
Country: United States
SpaceX is a US based space technology company founded by its residing CEO
and CTO, Elon Musk, the former co-founder of PayPal. The company's goal is to
renew a sense of excellence in the space industry by disrupting the current
paradigm of complacency and replacing it with innovation and commercialized
price points; laying the foundation for a truly space-faring human civilization.

SpaceX builds rockets and spacecraft from the ground up; including electronics,
software, vehicle structures, and engines. In-house development includes
nearly all flight critical custom components amounting to approximately 85% of
our vehicles both by mass and by value. Our development and production
efforts represent some of the most dynamic and challenging technology
opportunities seen by any organization.

Our success is driven by a wide variety of engineering perspectives and
openness to all great ideas. We pride ourselves on being a meritocracy where
employees are defined by their capabilities and contributions, instead of title or
tenure. We are actively seeking the best and brightest minds from all industries
to continue to build our world class team.

Our employees thrive in a fast-paced engineering ecosystem focused on
innovation and high levels of personal responsibility. At SpaceX we cut through
the noise and believe in the essentials of hardcore engineering.

We build it, test it, and fly it.

The Department

Rocket Development Facility Our Texas team is an integral part of SpaceX
operations and plays the critical role of testing our flight vehicles and
spacecraft. Located on a 700 acre site in central Texas, the Rocket
Development Facility is responsible for testing hardware from development
stages through acceptance for flight, and from component level to complete
stage testing. Experiencing the rumbling of a rocket engine multiple times each
day is just one of the highlights of working at our Rocket Development Facility.

The Job

Perform receiving, in process, and final inspection on Structures and Propulsion
major sub assemblies, including mechanical, electrical, electro-mechanical,
pneumatic and hydraulic parts, components, and sub-assemblies
Inspect, verify, and proactively support Structures and Propulsion development
and acceptance testing; assuring adherence to design, specification, and testing
Document production and test anomalies in accordance with prescribed
procedures and process as required
Assist with the specification, purchase, and maintenance of calibrated
measuring and test equipment
Communicate and help resolve quality related issues as they relate to the site
and other SpaceX locations i.e. Launch Site, Production, and Manufacturing.
Perform other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring an
efficient and effective work environment

Education & Experience Requirements:
Assoc. Deg. or higher preferred, years of experience in lieu of degree will be
3 or more years of experience in an Aerospace environment is required
Airframe and Powerplant License is preferred
General requirements:
Knowledge of Quality Assurance principles, methods, and processes
Knowledge of Avionics and electrical systems is preferred
Knowledge of Aerospace Propulsion and Principles is preferred
Knowledge of Aerospace Structures is a plus
Knowledge of GSE Systems and general associated equipment is a plus
Preference will be given to qualified local candidates
Strong knowledge and experience in Aerospace Standards and its general
Software/Computer Skills and Required Skill Level:
Windows operating systems, Intermediate
Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook), Intermediate
Physical requirements:
Ability to work at elevated heights
Physical effort including standing, lifting and carrying moderately heavy
materials or equipment (15 to 50 lbs.)
Typically exposed to work in extreme outdoor environments heat, cold, rain
Work occasionally performed in an environment requiring exposure to fumes,
odors, and noise
Additional position information

Work Hours and Conditions:
Typically 50 hour work weeks, schedule varies depending on site operational
needs, flexibility required
SpaceX offers one of the best environments in the world for employees to learn,
build real working systems and tackle exciting challenges every day. We operate
in a fun, casual work environment and have great benefits including:
competitive salary, stock options, medical/dental insurance and free gym
memberships. By joining the SpaceX team, you are not just a part of history, you
are making it.

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, marital status, mental or
physical disability or any other legally protected status.

To conform to US Government space technology export regulations, SpaceX
hires only US citizens and US Permanent Residents.

Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the
application/interview process should notify the Human Resource Department at
(310) 363-6000.
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