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You will help change the landscape of the small sat industry, be an integral and unique part of a close-knit team of individuals operating in a high energy environment, changing the fundamental fabric of how humanity puts things into space. As a Carpenter, you will be responsible for layout, installation, repairing, finishing, and maintaining various structures, fixtures, and buildings. Other duties will include designing, cutting, and measuring materials according to requirements and enjoy team interface at our New Mexico test site. This is a full-time position located at our test facility at Spaceport America.

Location: Near White Sands Missile Range and Las Cruces, New Mexico

You Have

Experience with:

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Assisting supervisors with structural design, planning, layout, and installation
  • Conduct repair work and installation of doors, windows, drywall, cabinets, stairs, and other fixtures as required
  • Ability to assess the quality of woodwork and materials
  • Ability to operate tools, machines, and other equipment
  • Compliance with local building codes, and health and safety regulations
  • Knowledge of mathematics
  • Completion of a recognized apprenticeship or a minimum of four years' experience as a journey-level carpenter
  • High School diploma
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods, climb, pull, and lift heavy objects
  • Physically fit with good hand-eye coordination
  • Strong critical thinking and troubleshooting skills
  • Good listening and communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and patience
  • Physical dexterity
  • Basic knowledge of construction practices
  • Prior experience working on a construction site
  • Ability to work in hot, unpredictable weather

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be US Citizen or Green Card Holder
  • Must pass background check
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable means of transportation
  • May be required to work at height
  • Must be able to climb ladders or stairs to reach objects; comfortable with heights
  • May require extensive kneeling, bending, walking and/or standing for long periods of time

ITAR Requirements

SpinLaunch is required by the U.S. Government to comply with various space technology export regulations including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident (“green card holder”) as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15). More information on ITAR can be found here.

SpinLaunch is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Each individual has the right to work in a professional environment that promotes equal employment opportunity and prohibits discriminatory practices, including harassment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Los Angeles
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Winnie Lai

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SpinLaunch at a glance

Revolutionizing access to space

SpinLaunch focuses on Manufacturing, Aerospace, and Space Travel. Their company has offices in Los Angeles. They have a mid-size team that's between 51-200 employees.

You can view their website at http://spinlaunch.com/