🧰 Corrosion Control Technician

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SpaceX 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.


The Corrosion Control Technician is responsible for launch pad applications of various coatings systems for asset protection. Technician will comply with quality corrosion expectations, identifying/removing/treating corrosion in preparing components for painting. This fast-paced environment requires the ability to perform painting and adhere to a tight schedule.


  • Able to be medically cleared for respirator use, half and full face
  • Sand blast to acceptable industry standards
  • Operate spray coating equipment to industrial and commercial standards
  • Operate air tools, pressure feed tanks, airless pumps
  • Quality brush and roll industrial and commercial coatings
  • Corrosion control on carbon steel/stainless steel using pneumatic air tools, needle guns, scalers
  • Safe operation of aerial platforms, forklifts and heavy equipment


  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate
  • 2+ years of industrial corrosion control experience


  • 5+ years of industrial painting experience
  • Familiarity with NACE, MSDS, and EPA regulation codes or industry standards
  • Understanding of heavy equipment safety standards
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions
  • Experience working at a rocket launch facility and supporting launch campaigns
  • Self-motivated individual able to work independently or in a team environment and willing to learn


  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, to include holidays and weekends when required
  • Able to assume responsibility, work with little or no supervision, be flexible, perform duties and handle multiple tasks under potentially stressful conditions
  • Uses physical force to lift, push, pull up to 30 lbs
  • Must be able to work outdoors in extreme weather and perform heavy physical labor in a safe manner. Work in extremes temperature due to weather conditions and operating equipment


  • 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.



United States, Brownsville, TX

Posted 9d ago