Your space-enabled career begins here

Space-based technologies are the building blocks of these pillars of innovation:

Search for credible job opportunities with top entrepreneurial space companies.

Facilities Technician

ABL Space Systems

ABL Space Systems

El Segundo, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2024
ABL Space Systems is driven by the vision that in ten years, missions to space will launch every day from around the world. We’ve set out to assure global access to space through the development of a low-cost launch vehicle and a modular ground system, RS1 and GS0.
Behind our business model is an exceptional team. Engineers, technicians and operators at ABL thrive on creating simple yet effective systems to tackle the challenge that space launch presents.
Launch is just the beginning. Join ABL in paving the way for the next-generation space platform.
As a Facilities Technician, you will be part of a team responsible for maintaining all facilities across our El Segundo and Port of Long Beach campuses. We are looking for a facility technician who will enjoy solving problems on their own and taking ownership of projects, who can work effectively in a fast-paced environment, and share our passion for building out infrastructure to support our company’s goals.


  • Partner with ABL employees to maintain clean, safe, and organized work areas that can function efficiently, and effectively.
  • Participate within the facilities team to support maintenance, infrastructure upgrades and preventative maintenance throughout all buildings including minor carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical repairs, exterior property maintenance of grounds in accordance with safety and environmental protocols.
  • Diagnose issues with building systems and equipment, identifying the root cause of problems and implementing effective solutions in a timely manner to minimize downtime.
  • Evaluate campus through inspections as assigned; identify and recommend areas for repair and upgrade.
  • Operate and deliver complete and on time work that has been assigned through our mobile CMMS software.
  • Support external vendors and contractors while onsite for larger scale projects.
  • Respond promptly to emergencies, such as power outages, leaks, or equipment failures, and take appropriate measures to mitigate risks and minimize damage to property or personnel.
  • Able to follow directions and deliver complete and thorough work product.


  • 1-2 years of specialized training or work experience in one or more of the following disciplines focusing on repair, preventative maintenance, and troubleshooting: HVAC systems, air compressor systems, tool repair, machine maintenance, plumbing or construction.
  • 3-5 years of experience in facilities maintenance and repair


  • Experience working in Aerospace industry, engineering or construction sectors or a fast-paced environment with constantly shifting priorities and deadlines.
  • Familiarity with PPE and OSHA safety requirements.
  • Ability to work long hours and weekends as assigned.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish
  • Experience operating a scissor lift, forklift or other material handling motorized vehicles and equipment.
  • Advanced knowledge of hardware, materials and tooling required to complete work.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work within a team being respectful, collaborative, and reliable.
  • Able to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively.


  • Travel between our El Segundo (50%) and Port of Long Beach (50%) facilities as required. Occasional travel to our other instate and out of state sites may be required.
  • Working in an indoor manufacturing environment 70%, outdoors 30%
  • Ability to sit, stand, squat, and walk for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to occasionally ascend/descend on ladders and/or work on rooftops.
  • Ability lift 50lbs repeatedly and often throughout the day.
  • Ability to communicate with individuals and groups in person, by phone and telepresence.
ITAR Requirement
This position requires access to information protected under US export control laws, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or the Export Administration Regulations. As such, US person status (including US citizens, U.S. permanent residents, individuals granted U.S. asylum status, or individuals admitted in U.S. refugee status) is a required qualification for this position.
Equal Opportunity Employer
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work and access export-controlled data) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage applicants of all ages.