Virgin Galactic www.VirginGalactic.com is on track to become the world’s 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!
Who you are
Virgin Galactic (VG) www.VirginGalactic.com is seeking an entry-level GSE Mechanic Apprentice (Space Wrench) to support our Spaceline Tech Ops department. The candidate must have a desire to learn something new, show enthusiasm for the new space industry and be able to mix aerospace enthusiasm and experience with Spaceline maintenance development. Upon satisfactory completion of training and a demonstrated ability to perform tasks with minimal to no supervision, this position is eligible for advancement to GSE Mechanic (GSE Space Wrench) This is a full-time position at Virgin Galactic’s aerospace facility in Mojave, CA with anticipated transition to Las Cruces, NM within approximately 12-18 months.
*The Employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.
Preferred Skills and Experience
Physical and/or Additional 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.
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