Virgin Orbit, LLC

Technician, Multiple Departments - SPARTAN College (Future Consideration)

Job Locations US-CA-Long Beach
Req No.
2020-5932
Category
Operations
Type
Regular FT
Classification
Non-Exempt

Location:

Long Beach, CA

Bonus:

Yes

Job Type:

Full-Time

Who we are

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At Virgin Orbit, we launch the small satellite revolution, accessing space for missions that were previously unimaginable and fostering new ideas and technologies to create a truly spacefaring civilization. We deliver Virgin’s legendary customer service by pairing technological advancements with a clear focus on our customers’ needs. We build a workplace and a workforce for the future, knowing that our decisions and investments of today will launch the industries of tomorrow. We engage a diverse and inclusive community of dreamers and achievers in a shared mission to access space to improve life on Earth. At Virgin Orbit, we boost imagination. Search all of our job openings on our career portal.

 

Position Summary

Virgin Orbit (VO) is seeking Technicians (multiple departments) to join our Production team. If you join us in this position, you will assist in the LauncherOne small satellite launch program. These are full time positions at our rocket factory in beautiful Long Beach, California. 

 

Below are the different Technician opportunities we offer for both 1st and 2nd shift:

  • Integration Technician 
  • Production Technician
  • Production Composites Technician
  • Production Technician - TPS 
  • Propulsion Technician
  • Propulsion Components Test Technician
  • Avionics Technician 
  • NDT Technician 

Your Mission

  • Help Virgin Orbit do our part to make the world a better place
  • Constantly learn new things—and share them with your team members
  • Performs other duties as assigned

What you bring

If you want to join us, you’d better have all of these…

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Ability and willingness to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing work environment
  • Driven, highly motivated, and committed to improvement
  • Ability to add something unique and positive to our team
  • Generally high level of all-around awesomeness
  • Must be able to work all shifts and available for overtime as well as weekends when needed
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods – 8 hours minimum
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, crawl, and being able to maneuver in tight spaces
  • Physically able to handle items weighing up to 25-40lbs (unassisted)
  • Must be able to provide proof of US-approved Covid-19 full vaccination status, unless otherwise exempted by an approved reasonable medical or religious accommodation from Virgin Orbit.

 

… and you should probably have a bunch of these, too.

  • Certifications or similar within aerospace, aviation or automotive
  • Graduated from a technical college or other recognized apprenticeship
  • Safety training and/or safety certifications preferred.
  • Able to adapt to constant change within work assignments and a fast paced work environment.
  • Excellent concentration and attention to detail with outstanding work efficiency and accuracy.
  • Excellent computer skills, Microsoft, Excel and Power Point
  • Passion for space exploration and a firm belief in the utility of affordable access to space
  • Ability to thrive as a ‘one person team’

 

ITAR Requirements

To 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 Requirements

Our idea of a happy life: build rockets, work with brilliant people, serve purposeful customers, and open access to space. Sir Richard Branson’s 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. In the words of Sir Richard Branson “We believe it’s better to have a hole in your team than an asshole in your team!”

Search all of our job openings www.VirginOrbit.com

 

Virgin 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.