👷 Fabrication Technician

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OVERVIEW: Axiom Space is the commercial leader in human spaceflight and on-orbit research & manufacturing services, steered by a team of experts and guided by the vision of a thriving home in space that benefits every human, everywhere. Axiom provides unprecedented access to the International Space Station today while building and operating its successor – the world’s first international commercial space station – to improve life on Earth and foster possibilities beyond it. Our mission-driven team is seeking a bold and dynamic Fabrication Technician who is preoccupied with big questions: Where do we go from here? What are the limits of innovation and exploration? How do we continue to evolve as a species?

SUMMARY: As a Fabrication Technician, you will use various techniques to manipulate wood, plastic, and metal components. You will operate drilling, grinding, bending, sawing, and welding equipment. You will be responsible for completing assemblies, electromechanical and structural, at a variety of scales. You must also be able to read technical drawings and ensure each project is completed correctly.


• Using hand tools, power tools, and machines to fabricate components

• Set up and maintenance of equipment and tools

• Manufacturing products from a variety of raw materials, including wood, metal, composites, and plastic

• Assisting engineers and designers with fabrication tasks

• Operating shop equipment, such as drill presses, band saws, press brakes, grinders, and saws

• Assisting in the development of the workshop

• Additional job duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience

• High School Diploma or GED

• Technician, Welding, or Sheet Metal Certification is a Plus

• 5+ years of Fabrication Experience

• Experience with Power and Hand Tools


• Knowledge of Materials, Fasteners, and Manufacturing Processes

• Knowledge of Electromechanics

• Knowledge of Pressure and Hydraulic Systems is a plus

• Ability to Read and Understand Drawings

• Careful Attention to Detail

• Basic navigation of CAD software, such as Solidworks

• Operation of Laser Cutters, Mills, and Lathes is a plus

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

• Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values

• Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics

• Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity

• Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods

• Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources

• Teamwork - Eager and able to work in a collaborative and cross-disciplinary fashion in a fast-paced, dynamic and deadline-oriented environment

Axiom Space is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Axiom Space does not discriminate on the basis of race, regional color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Axiom Space

Axiom Space

United States, Houston, Texas

Posted 12d ago