Lead Integration and Test Technician

| Greater LA Area

Team and Role Overview

Relativity seeks a highly talented Lead Integration and Test Technician to join a rapidly growing space startup. The Integration and Test team is responsible for the final assembly, integration and checkouts of the Terran 1 launch vehicle stages spanning across propulsion, structures and avionics. As the lead technician in the area you will work closely with the engineering team and will be responsible for spearheading all work on the production floor including delegation and mentoring of other technicians.


The Mission/Outcomes and Objectives

Our mission is to change people’s conception of the way rockets are built and flown. As the Lead Integration and Test Technician you will be the first technician on the team and will play a major role in pathfinding the integration and testing of Terran 1. The ability to perform work at the highest quality with minimal direction across all major technical disciplines is key. As the team grows, you will mentor the other technicians and work closely with engineering to ensure priorities are aligned.

 
Candidate Profile 

In order to be successful in this role, you should be the master of diverse skills having practical experience working and resolving issues in propulsion, structures and avionics integration. Your day to day responsibilities could include final installation of Aeon engines onto the stage, fluid system integration and checkouts, avionics harnessing installation and avionics system checkouts, as well as support for hardware removal and replacement at headquarters or the test and launch sites. You should be able to generate logical work instructions and test procedures with minimal direction from engineering while also being able to provide areas for improvement to the design teams. Quality and attention to detail with a track record of success is critical.

 

Minimum Required Skills and Competencies

  • 5+ years of experience in aerospace final integration and test or a related field
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Track record of high quality workmanship (minimal escapes) on complex aerospace or equivalent assemblies
  • Proficiency with reading engineering work instructions and procedures
  • Experience working around and troubleshooting high-pressure fluid systems
  • Experience with instrumentation installation, harnessing and electrical troubleshooting
  • Strong leadership and mentorship skills, experience training others on manufacturing and assembly processes
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs unassisted
  • Ability to stand for extended periods
  • Flexible schedule and ability to work non-standard shifts, overtime, and weekends as required

Preferred Skills and Competencies

  • 10+ year experience with final integration and test of a flown liquid orbital launch vehicle
  • Experience using work orders, inventory requests, schematics, and drawings
  • Trained to operate man lifts, fork lifts, telehandlers, and overhead cranes
  • Comfortable working at heights and/or confined spaces


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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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 are some social events your company does?

Every month, we celebrate our new hires (we even fly in new hires from other offices!) by going out to the Yardhouse for dinner. It's great to share a meal and get to know each other outside of the office!

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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