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Company Overview:

Relativity Space is creating the first autonomous rocket factory. Our vision is to build the future of humanity in space -- starting with rockets. Disrupting 60 years of aerospace technology, Relativity’s platform vertically integrates intelligent robotics and 3D autonomous manufacturing technology to build the world’s first entirely 3D printed rocket. Relativity’s investors include Mark Cuban, Y-Combinator, Social Capital and Playground Global. 


We are looking for a Facilities Manager to join our growing team at our launch site located in Cape Canaveral, Florida. You will lead a team and be responsible for the engineering, construction, and overall facility management including operations and maintenance to support our launch site and related facilities including office spaces, launch control center, storage facilities, and all other company facilities.  You bring curiosity for our unique technology and our production processes, and are eager to develop a next generation launch site of the future.    

This position is part of our Launch and Infrastructure organization, which oversee launch operations, new construction projects, and facility operations and maintenance.  Our facilities are a key part to Relativity’s success in creating the first autonomous rocket factory, and delivering industry-leading launch services to our customers. 

What you’ll do:

As a Facilities Manager, you will work with various internal technical & operational team members to define facility requirements and to develop solutions and will be Relativity’s owner’s representative to outside facing consultants and contractors.

You will be responsible for site facility operations, maintenance, and construction related projects.  You will be responsible for the planning and execution of facility planning, construction documentation development, request for proposals, competitive bidding, bid evaluations, sub-contractor selections, sub-contractor management, and facility operations and maintenance across Relativity’s Cape Canaveral, Florida real estate portfolio.  You will plan and execute the work to install and operate best-in-class solutions to meet stringent cost and schedule requirements in a very competitive environment.

What you need to know:

As a Facilities Manager at Relativity, you will be at the forefront of creating and maintaining a world class launch site and supporting infrastructure.  You enjoy working with teams and are able to work autonomously to ensure project completion.  You have a strong background in field engineering, construction engineering, building systems, and project management, and you have a passion for taking ideas and designs and making them become a reality in the built environment.  You are a learner and doer at heart, who continuously engages across technical and operations teams to achieve amazing outcomes.  You are willing to travel up 10% to support ongoing design, construction, testing, and operations across Relativity’s sites.

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, facility management, construction management, or related technical discipline
  • 5+ years of experience working in aerospace, construction, oil & gas, or industrial with a mix of hands-on field experience, project management experience, leadership experience, and/or people management experience.
  • 5+ years of experience commissioning, operating, and maintaining facilities and experience with mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems.  Experience with maintaining utilities and services such as electrical, water, wastewater, trash/waste and recycling, rental equipment, site vehicles, office supplies, fuels on site, and grounds keeping. This includes all purchasing, scheduling and tracking of services.
  • Experience with design documentation, construction drawings, construction bid solicitation, contractor selection, construction management, field supervision, permitting, QA/QC, and Safety.
  • Experience with project scoping, budgeting, scheduling from both a day-to-day perspective as well as overall construction management
  • Willingness to step beyond traditional facility management role as needed to support the company mission
  • Experience with Architectural, Structural, Civil, and MEPF design, construction, and operation
  • Working knowledge of standard construction procedures, best practices, means & methods.
  • Ability to work within 3D models utilizing NX, AutoCAD or similar CAD programs
  • Demonstrated customer service excellence and ability to communicate highly effectively in verbal/written form with internal and external customers
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment
  • Experience with direct responsibility driving projects forward while managing and reporting progress to remote management.
  • High organizational skills in managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to design and understand precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings and modeling applications
  • Ability to perform and manage technically complex projects using independent judgment and personal initiative
  • Recognize and act on opportunities; maintain flexibility to adjust as requirements and priorities shift or constraints change and anticipate them when possible.
  • Ability to work in dynamic environments to execute real-time tasks in tight operation windows

Nice to haves but not required:

  • 10+ years of experience working in engineering, operations, or construction with a mix hands-on field experience as well as project management
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.)
  • Advanced degree or training in engineering, construction, operations, or project management
  • Ability to work within 3D models utilizing NX, AutoCAD or similar CAD programs
  • Experience with facilities and systems within the aerospace industry
  • Experience designing, building, or operating test or launch GSE within the aerospace industry
  • Familiar with aerospace planning, procedures and operations, and safety (including LOTO)
  • Experience working with state and federal government agencies
  • Experience, training, and education in three of the above

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Relativity Space offers competitive salary and equity, a generous vacation policy, an annual L&D stipend and more!


United States, Cape Canaveral, Florida

Posted 2 months ago

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