Robotics Welding Technician

| Greater LA Area
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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.  

Team:

Relativity seeks a highly talented Robotics Welding Technician to join a rapidly growing space startup.
You will be providing assistance to our Additive team by operating our large scale printers and further developing the technology.
 As the Robotics Welding Technician, you will have a direct effect on how our rockets are built—on a day to day, you will help develop new additive manufacturing procedures on a variety of flight components, assist in optimizing and automating our processes, and come up with new and innovative ways to join materials.

What you need to know:

In order to be successful in this role, you will come from an environment where they have demonstrated both hands on and theoretical understanding of the arc welding process to produce high quality welds. Ideally, this candidate will also have experience operating mechanized or robotic welding equipment.  This role is extremely collaborative— the candidate will be working with all teams from design, production, materials, NDT, and operations.  Verbal and written communication skills are key.

We are currently looking for 2nd and 3rd shift. 

  • 3+ years of welding industry experience
  • Passionate about additive manufacturing technology
  • Experience with GMAW
  • Arc welding experience with aluminum
  • Diagnose weld defects and suggest corrective actions, both in repair and process optimization.
  • Can make recommendations on general part design based on limitations of the process
  • Understand weldment blueprints and symbols
  • Collaborate with other technicians and engineers to develop welding parameters that meet part requirements.
  • Fit, form parts, and clean parts as required and setup welding equipment in preparation for welding
  • Finish parts with various hand tools
  • Visually inspect own work to verify weld quality
  • Excellent trouble shooting and problem solving skills, including suggesting appropriate modifications to welding equipment to improve the process
  • Knowledge of other metal fabrication processes—grinding, cutting, machining
  • Be able to maintain and clean and organized work area

Nice to haves but not required:

  • Experience with arc additive processes
  • Experience welding aluminum with GMAW process
  • Robotics experience
  • Experience with additive manufacturing software packages
  • Familiar working with x-ray technicians and other NDT personnel

Relativity Space offers competitive salary and equity, a generous vacation policy, an annual Learning & Development 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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Location

3500 East Burnett Street, Long Beach, CA 90815

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
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
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
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
Parking
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Annual learning and development stipend of up to $2,000.
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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