Civil Engineer, Launch Hardware


Job title: Civil Engineer, Launch Hardware

Company: SpaceX

Job description: 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. CIVIL ENGINEER, LAUNCH HARDWARE RESPONSIBILITIES: – Help manage and support the civil and structural aspects of construction projects – Perform both civil and structural design and analysis calculations for structural steel, concrete, wet and dry utilities, and drainage – Support repair, build, and contingency systems efforts for HVAC, high power, cranes, facility systems (e.g. lighting, doors, roof leaks), security systems, and the fire protection system – Support facility readiness for hurricanes and environmental threats – Interact with contractors, fabricators, owners, and clients – Provide direct onsite engineering inspections and field observations – Resolve design and construction conflicts in the field in real time BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: – Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, structural engineering, or construction engineering – 2+ years of professional experience in civil and/or structural engineering design, analysis, and drafting (internship and/or class project experience counts) – 2+ years of professional experience in civil, structural, or mechanical field engineering and project management (internship and/or class project experience counts) PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: – Professional Engineering (PE) license – Experience with multi-acre land development projects that includes due diligence, site layout, utilities, drainage, and permitting – Knowledge of American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) steel manual, American Concrete Institute (ACI) code 318, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 7, and International Building Code (IBC) – Knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Office – Experience with AutoCAD/Civil3D or similar design software – Experience with SAP 2000, STAAD Pro, RISA-3D, Etabs, or similar analysis software – Knowledge of processes of governing permitting agencies such as building departments and/or environmental agencies – Understanding of other disciplines such as: mechanical, electrical, piping, geotechnical, and surveying – Heavy rigging experience both in analysis and application – Experience with project management of major construction projects including cost, schedule, and subcontractor management – Experience reading, reviewing, and approving shop and fabrication drawings, blueprints, and technical manuals – Experience with at least three of the following project delivery phases: 1) conceptual layout and high level trade studies, 2) detailed engineering design and development, 3) request for proposals/quotes, contract issues, 4) supervision of construction to completion, 5) work punch lists and certificate of occupancy (CO) with building officials ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: – Willing to work in extreme outdoor environments – heat, cold, rain, wind, open ocean – Work performed in an environment requiring exposure to fumes, odors, and noise – When necessary, must be willing to work long hours and weekends to support launch and critical project timelines – Must be willing to travel – Ability to pass Air Force background checks for Cape Canaveral ITAR REQUIREMENTS: – To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or 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 .

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Location: Cape Canaveral, FL

Job date: Mon, 09 Nov 2020 08:37:04 GMT

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