Construction & Facilities Manager

| Greater LA Area

Team and Role 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 Construction and Facilities Manager to join our growing team at our headquarters in Los Angeles. You will be responsible for the design, engineering and construction of new facilities, including factory layouts, space utilization, and tenant improvements. You bring curiosity for our unique technology and our production processes, and are eager to move ideas form CAD to reality.

This position is part of our Launch and Infrastructure organization, which oversee launch operations and new construction projects. 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.

 

The Mission/Outcomes and Objectives: 

As a Construction and Facilities Manager, you connect various internal technical and operations teams to define architectural, structural, civil, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and industrial requirements and will be Relativity’s representative to outside facing consultants and contractors.

You will coordinate and drive space programming, layouts, schematic designs, design development drawings, and construction drawings. You will partner with general contractors and sub-contractors throughout contracting, construction, and site activation.


Candidate Profile: 

As a Construction and Facilities Manager at Relativity, you be at the forefront of creating the first autonomous aerospace factory. You enjoy working with teams and are able to work autonomously to ensure project completion. You have a strong background in computer aided drafting, 3D modeling, and virtual construction, and you have a passion for taking ideas and designs and making them become reality in the build 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 to 25% to 50% to support ongoing construction projects across Relativity’s sites.

 

Minimum Required Skills and Competencies: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, civil engineering, architectural engineering or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the construction industry with a mix of hands-on experience, project management, and project execution
  • Experience with design development, construction bid solicitation, contractor selection, construction management, field superintendent, permitting, QA/QC
  • Proficient with construction industry CAD software & experience with 3D modeling software
  • 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
  • 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 shift of constraints change
  • Knowledge of production processes, costs, quality control, raw materials and other methods for optimizing manufacturing plants design

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a United States Person as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required.

 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.


 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • CreoDesign
    • ANSYSDesign
    • JIRAManagement

Location

Relativity is located near LAX in an industrial complex where we take up 4 buildings. We are easily accessible from the 405, near Randy's Donuts!

An Insider's view of Relativity Space

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our office is very interesting--from the large and colorful art pieces on the walls to the large (and small) rocket parts all over. We also have screens all over that are casting live streams of our testing and manufacturing floor. You just feel like you are seeing the future of manufacturing unfold right before your eyes.

Nat

Lead Recruiter

What is your vision for the company?

We are creating an entirely re-imagined process to iterate and scale rockets quickly, eventually helping to build the future of humanity in space.

Tim

CEO and Co-Founder

What are some things you learned at the company?

I've never been at a company before that has so valued recruiting and the candidate experience in all stages of the interview process, from initial contact to even past onboarding. Everyone here respects each others' time and takes hiring very seriously. We have a high bar, but that means we've also cultivated a very talented team!

Samantha

Talent Operations Coordinator

What are Relativity Space Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
We provide 5 tiers of coverage through Anthem--2 of which are almost completely free for employees.
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Relativity Space provides equity to all full time employees, vesting over a 4 year period.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Relativity Space offers 20 days of PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
11 holidays--federal, and company wide
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Relativity Space has quarterly off sites reviews, monthly celebration dinners, and regular social events
Stocked Kitchen
A wide variety of snacks are provided
Some Meals Provided
Weekly lunches for lunch and learn, all hands, and new hire lunches are provided
Happy Hours
Bi-weekly happy hours/socials
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Every other week, we host a lunch and learn to get learn about the exciting work other teams are doing!
Paid industry certifications
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