Relativity Space
Relativity Space is building humanity's multiplanetary future.
Long Beach, CA

Associate Technician at Relativity Space (Greater LA Area, CA)

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Company Overview:

Relativity is the first and only company to automate aerospace manufacturing by integrating intelligent robotics, software, and proprietary metal 3D printing technology. Disrupting 60 years of aerospace, Relativity offers a radically simplified supply chain, building a rocket with 100x fewer parts in less than 60 days. Our long-term goal is to upgrade humanity’s industrial base on Earth and on Mars.  


As part of the structures test team, you will support our mission of changing the way rockets are built and flown. The structures test team collaborates closely with our additive, manufacturing, test and design teams in an effort to validate large 3D printed structures and other complex rocket parts. As our first Apprentice Technician, you will have the opportunity to learn about the revolutionary technology that Relativity is working to bring to market and amplify the structures test team with your organizational skills and team player attitude.     

What you’ll do:

Your goal is to help the team move quickly by filling in wherever a need is identified. Some of your tasks may include maintaining our inventory of test hardware, assembling new shop equipment, painting fixtures, and helping to fabricate fluid, electrical, or mechanical systems. You will learn to use a variety of hand tools and other machinery.  You should be comfortable operating heavy equipment (training provided). Your initial efforts will be focused on maintaining the cleanliness of the indoor/outdoor test areas and looking for ways to streamline operations by identifying obstacles. A willingness to learn new things and ask questions along the way is highly desired. 

The structures test team works closely with one another to achieve audacious goals. This is an excellent opportunity to join a world-class team at ground level. You will succeed by demonstrating relentless ownership of your tasks, learning quickly, and maintaining a professional approach to your work.

What you need to know:

  • Able to create and maintain Excel spreadsheets
  • Experience using email and instant messaging platforms
  • Commitment to safe work practices including using PPE as required
  • Licensed to operate a motor vehicle
  • Able to lift 50 lbs. unassisted
  • Able to stand for extended periods

Nice to haves but not required:

  • Experience working in fast pace industrial shop environment.
  • Forklift experience
  • Experience working with Technicians or Engineers.
  • Inventory management.
  • Technical training from vocational school or other formal setting

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

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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What are Relativity Space Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
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
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Relativity Space provides equity to all full time employees, vesting over a 4 year period.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental 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
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
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!
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Paid industry certifications

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