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!
Virgin Galactic and the greater Virgin 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 seeking an incredibly talented, energetic, and experienced Facilities Maintenance Technician (FMT) to join our facilities team at our New Mexico offices. The ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring the facilities are well maintained and that they are ready and operating at their best at all times. They will need to maintain strong relationships with the maintenance team members at Spaceport America, any of their contractors as well as other Virgin Galactic team members and contractors. They will be responsible for the facilities as they perform routine repairs, maintenance, cleaning, and assistance to all co-workers which have tasks needing to be completed by the facilities team.
The FMT will also perform basic carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, janitorial or associated work on VG facilities using hand and power tools as directed and will troubleshoot equipment or facilities problems and report to the Facilities Management. They must be a self-starter, project oriented, able to assess needs, implement strategies, and quickly produce results with a high attention to detail. The key measure of success is well maintained buildings that always provide VG Operations with commercial readiness to successfully operate spaceflight and customer activities.
*Virgin Galactic retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position
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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.
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