The Spaceship Company (TSC) is Virgin Galactic’s wholly owned space-system manufacturing organization. Headquartered at Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, California, it is building and testing a fleet of WhiteKnightTwo carrier aircraft and SpaceShipTwo reusable spaceships that, together, form Virgin Galactic’s human spaceflight system. Like many Virgin companies across the world, its team of over 350 talented and dedicated engineers, technicians and professionals are drawn together by a willingness to disrupt and challenge the status quo and deliver innovative aerospace solutions to our customers’ needs. TSC’s extensive capabilities encompass preliminary vehicle design and analysis, manufacturing, ground testing, flight testing and post-delivery support.
TSC and the greater Virgin Organization have a relaxed and informal culture that encourages individuality and innovation. You will be motivated, enterprising and enthusiastic. Company culture is such that you need to be able to “check your ego at the door”, be a self-starter and possess a sense of humility. You will work well under pressure and thrive on being given challenges and responsibility. You will communicate clearly and be confident and persuasive. You will have a high level of integrity and understand the need of complete confidentiality.
Who You Are
TSC is seeking first rate qualified Drilling Technician experienced in simultaneously drilling through hard, dissimilar materials such as titanium and carbon. This role is for a hands-on person with great attention to detail with strong analytical skills, a proven mechanical aptitude and excellent people skills. In this position, the Drilling Technician will coordinate with engineers and supervisors when planning and designing drilling operations and will provide post drilling operational analysis. The main priorities for this role include the ability to execute precise measurements and precision drilling operations, repair and maintain the drilling equipment, possess drilling equipment knowledge with the aptitude to assess and maintain equipment in its proper working order, the ability to provide equipment diagnostics and identifying existing defects, and the capability to disassemble and repair the drilling equipment, when necessary.
The Spaceship Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with The Spaceship Company 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.