Job Description

SR. CIVIL/STRUCTURAL ENGINEER

As a member of the Construction Projects Team, you will work with a group of elite engineers across multiple disciplines to design, build, and activate infrastructure for a variety of projects at the both the Rocket Development Facility in Texas as well as other facilities across SpaceX. This position is based in McGregor, TX.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead the project team, consulting engineers and contractors throughout the entirety of the civil and structural engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning process
  • Develop and issue drawings, design documentation, and reports for aerospace, industrial, and commercial type projects
  • Perform both civil and structural design and analysis calculations for structural steel and concrete
  • Write, negotiate, and manage construction contracts with subcontractors across multiple disciplines through contract close-out
  • Manage the civil and structural aspects of construction projects
  • 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
  • Provide technical engineering support/information to ensure construction/maintenance complies with all standards, codes, and specifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, structural engineering, or other engineering discipline
  • 5+ years of professional experience as an engineer with a focus in design or build of structural infrastructure

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Professional Engineering (PE) license
  • 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)
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Revit, 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
  • Experience with project management of major construction projects including estimating, cost control, schedule, and contractor management
  • 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 issue 4) supervision of construction to completion 5) work punch lists and certificate of occupancy (CO) with building official
  • Sound communication skills

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to work on ladders, lifts, and at elevated heights (up to 300 feet) with proper PPE
  • Ability to respond to emergencies to support priority projects, missions, and launches
  • Available to work extended hours and weekends as needed based on site operational needs; flexibility is required
  • Must be able to work in extreme outdoor environments when needed – heat, cold, wind, rain, etc.
  • Must be able to work in an environment requiring exposure to fumes, odors, and noise
  • Must be willing to travel to other SpaceX sites when needed (up to 30%)

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:    
    
Pay range:    
Civil Engineer/Senior: $125,000.00 - $175,000.00/per year    

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 and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid parental leave, and various other discounts and perks. You may also accrue 3 weeks of paid vacation and will be eligible for 10 or more paid holidays per year. Exempt employees are eligible for 5 days of sick leave per year.  

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 (310) 363-6000.

Job Overview
Job Posted:
11 months ago
Job Type
Full Time
Job Role
Engineer
Education
Bachelor Degree
Experience
5+ Years
Location
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    Feb 28, 2023
  • Company Size
    500+ Members
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