Facilities TechnicianFacilities Technician, Long Beach, California, United States (Job Has Expired)

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Virgin Galactic www.VirginGalactic.com is on track to become the worlds first privately funded commercial space line. It is dedicated to becoming a world leader in sub-orbital commercial space tourism with a longer term vision to develop other space technologies that have the potential to open space to significantly more people and users. If you are looking for a challenging opportunity that will ignite your passion for designing cool and innovative products, are exceptionally creative, are a great problem solver and can make things happen - apply today!

Position Summary

Virgin Galactic (VG) www.VirginGalactic.com is seeking an experienced facilities technician with experience in aircraft and rocket production. This role is for a hands-on person with great attention to detail and excellent people skills. This is a full-time position at Virgin Galactics aerospace facility in Long Beach, California.

  • Act as the primary contact for all regional personnel for any building issues (climate control, odors, smoke, spills, damage, emergencies and repairs).
  • Monitor contractor performance and works closely with outside vendors and contractors to ensure work is completed according to specifications.
  • May act as the project coordinator for all size projects including large scale repair and new facility construction projects.
  • Assist with maintaining building security and immediately responds to building emergencies on a 24-hour basis.
  • Assist the Facilities Manager in preparing the annual maintenance budget.
  • Solicit bids and quotes from vendors.
  • Monitor and replace light bulbs in all assigned facilities, as needed.
  • Make minor plumbing repairs, as necessary.
  • Coordinate and assist with departmental and employee moves.
  • Perform basic electrical work and determines when a electrician is required.
  • Hangs pictures and shelving, as needed.
  • Dismantle and install furniture.
  • Transports goods or equipment as assigned.
  • Perform immediate cleaning duties necessary to maintain clean facility.
  • Perform other maintenance duties as assigned by the Facilities Manager.

Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Must be able to drive forklift.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Construction, Mechanical, or Manufacturing background is a plus.
  • Experience in a fast-paced manufacturing facility is preferred.
  • General clean-up and maintenance of work areas.
  • Moving heavy equipment.
  • Miscellaneous tasks as directed.
  • Must adhere to proper safety guidelines at all times.
  • Must be hands on person willing to do anything.
  • Self-motivated and works well with others.

*The Employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.

Physical and/or Additional Requirements

  • Must be able to work all shifts and available for overtime as well as weekends when needed.
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods 8 hours min.
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, crawl, and being able to maneuver in tight spaces.
  • Physically able to handle items weighing up to 40lbs (unassisted).
  • Ability to work while standing on lifts and ladders.

ITAR Requirements

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR 120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Personal Requirements

The Virgin Galactic organization has 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 commercial 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.

Virgin Galactic is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Virgin Galactic 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.

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