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Spaceport Designer - Temporary - SpaceX
Brownsville, TX
Posted: Sep 27, 2022 07:41

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Spaceport Designer - Temporary at SpaceX

Brownsville, TX, United States

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.



  • Contribute to resolution of architectural design/engineering aspects in ongoing projects throughout all phases

  • Apply and maintain consistency in architectural documentation, technical specification, and internal/external communication

  • Develop/maintain drawing sets with internal and external teams

  • Innovate design/technical solutions to expedite construction schedule and retain capital

  • Administer architectural/technical quality assurance and quality control on all projects

  • Write, negotiate, and manage documentation or construction contracts with subcontractors across multiple disciplines

  • Interact with contractors, fabricators, owners and clients

  • Resolve design/technical conflicts in the field, in real time

  • Provide and architectural/technical information on all levels of project scope to ensure projects complies with standards, specifications or applicable codes

  • Attends/leads weekly project coordination meetings

  • Understand and maintain aesthetic direction on projects and execute architectural/technical design solutions


  • LENGTH OF POSITION: 6 months, permanent hire conversion based on performance and business need

  • LOCATION: Brownsville, TX

  • SHIFT: 1st shift


  • Bachelor's degree in architecture, architectural engineering, or other technical discipline

  • 3+ years of design experience (interior, architectural, or technical)

  • 2+ years of construction or building experience


  • Proficient in Autodesk REVIT, AutoCAD, Rhinoceros, and Sketch up

  • Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop

  • Primary experience in the field of architecture or architectural engineering

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of International Building Code (IBC)

  • Knowledge of processes of permitting agencies such as building departments, environmental agencies, or other comparable regulatory agencies

  • Basic knowledge of American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) steel manual, American Concrete Institute (ACI), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

  • Proficient sketching ability and convey ideas visually/quickly

  • Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire life safety, structural engineering, civil engineering and mechanical engineering disciplines

  • Understanding of materials, architectural and engineering tectonics

  • Experience with project management and construction process

  • Basic knowledge of Enscape or other rendering programs

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Ability to work under pressure and make independent judgments with limited information

  • Concise communication skills for conveying subjective or objective data (visually, verbally and in-writing)

  • Creative approach to solving problems

  • Comfortable working in a high-stress environment balancing several projects at any given time, and the flexibility to adjust for abrupt changes in strategic directions


  • Perform hands-on work in all environments (heat, cold, rain), in tight quarters or at heights

  • Ability to work long hours and weekends as needed

  • Remain focused while working in hazardous environments, while wearing appropriate PPE

  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs unassisted highly preferred


  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or 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.

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