Job Description


  • Fabricate, assemble, and integrate high quality, high reliability wire harness and electro-mechanical assemblies
  • Read, interpret and work from drawings as well as controlled documentation and processes:
    • Cable harnesses including wiring diagrams, layout drawings, mechanical drawings, and GD&T
    • Assembly procedures and work instructions
    • Schematics, engineering drawings, and parts list
  • Perform work according to procedures, specifications, and test instructions
  • Use various mechanical and precision calibrated tools
  • Perform electrical checkouts using custom setups combined with off the shelf equipment/components
  • Collaborate with production engineers to develop and document future processes
  • Ensure all production services are performed on time, safely, and in a professional manner


  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate
  • 1+ years of experience using basic mechanical and/or electronic hand tools


  • Experience fabricating or inspecting wire harness and cable assemblies
  • Experience in the aerospace industry, aviation, military, or other high-reliability operating environment
  • Knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems
  • Skill in operating and manipulating machinery and various hand and power tools requiring manual dexterity
  • Ability to use precision measuring instruments
  • Ability to rapidly change roles/responsibilities while working in a high-paced, challenging work environment
  • Proficient with computers and the ability to use MS Office
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment


  • Able to lift at least 25 lbs unassisted
  • Willing to travel; position is based in Brownsville, TX, however work at other SpaceX facilities for similar work may be required
  • Must be willing to work all shifts, overtime, and weekends as needed

Pay range:
Build Technician/Level 1: $18.00/hour
Build Technician/Level 2: $23.00/hour
Build Technician/Level 3: $28.00/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 & long-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid parental leave, and various other discounts and perks. You may also accrue 3 weeks of paid vacation & will be eligible for 10 or more paid holidays per year.


  • 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 (310) 363-6000.

Job Overview
Job Posted:
1 year ago
Job Type
Full Time
Job Role
High School
1 Year
  • Founded In
    Feb 28, 2023
  • Company Size
    500+ Members
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