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Construction Technician



Texas, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

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.



  • Frame fences, stairs, decks, walls, floors, sheds, concrete forms, and other structures
  • Construct and support various MEP projects
  • Use equipment to perform earthwork, demo, clearing and cleaning
  • Use hand and measurement tools and manual equipment (saws, squares, shovels, etc.)
  • Support various landscaping projects
  • Layout, installation, repair, finishing, maintaining various structures, fixtures and buildings
  • Basic concrete work and repair on sidewalks, curbs, driveways, and patios
  • Operate forklifts, boom lifts, and other heavy equipment
  • Adhere to proper safety guidelines at all times
  • Keep tools, materials and equipment in working condition
  • Advise in the selection of building materials; requisitions building materials and supplies
  • Transport various heavy materials in vehicles


  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate
  • 5+ years of residential/commercial/civil construction experience


  • Experience in many construction environments
  • Basic knowledge of electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R), concrete, framing, and industrial gas trade systems
  • Knowledge of basic math, engineering, and construction principles and methods
  • Ability to read, understand and follow detailed schematics, drawings/blueprints, and instructions
  • Ability to offer feedback to the design team to improve cost, quality, and aesthetics
  • Written and verbal communication skills, use of MS Outlook and Teams
  • Experience in a fast-paced construction environment
  • Self-motivated and works well with others
  • Safety training and use of fork lifts, scissor lifts, and heavy equipment operation
  • Experience with mechanical systems, carpentry, concrete, welding, earthwork, conduits,


  • Work hours depend on site priorities and may require extended hours, weekends and holidays; flexibility required
  • Periodic work in extreme outdoor environments: heat, cold, wind, rain
  • Estimated working days/hours:
    • Monday to Friday from 6 AM – 6 PM
    • Weekends as needed
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs. unassisted
  • Basic mechanical aptitude and ability to perform regular manual labor
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, climbing up and down ladders, bending, grasping, sitting, pulling, pushing, stooping, and stretching may be required to perform the functions of this position
  • Must have a valid TX driver’s license


Pay range:

Construction Technician/Level 1: $18.00/hour
Construction Technician/Level 2: $20.50/hour
Construction Technician/Level 3: $23.00/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 export regulations, applicant must be a (i) U.S. citizen or national, (ii) U.S. lawful, permanent resident (aka green card holder), (iii) Refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157, or (iv) Asylee under 8 U.S.C. § 1158, or be 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.