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Firefly Aerospace
Texas, United States
Full time
27 days ago


Firefly Aerospace Inc. is an American end-to-end space transportation company committed to providing economical and convenient access to space for small payloads through the design, manufacture, and operation of reliable launch and spacecraft vehicles. Firefly�s launch vehicles utilize common technologies, manufacturing infrastructure, and launch capabilities, providing LEO launch solutions for up to ten metric tons of payload. Combined with Firefly�s in-space vehicles, such as the Space Utility Vehicle (SUV) and Blue Ghost Lunar Lander, Firefly provides the space industry with a single source for missions from LEO to the surface of the Moon or beyond.


Firefly Clean and Inspection Technicians work closely with Quality Engineers to ensure that the process is being performed according to AS9100 standards. This work primarily includes the inspection of components as well as the cleaning and passivation of hardware when required. We are hiring for a range of experience levels from entry level to highly experienced and we encourage all interested candidates to apply. This position is located at our rocket production facility north of Cedar Park, in Briggs, TX.


  • Initial receiving inspections for all hardware and tooling.
  • Hydrostatically and pneumatically proof and clean components.
  • Identify and document discrepancies found during inspections.
  • Follow, review, improve and provide feedback on work instructions.
  • Meticulous inspection of rocket engine components: combustion devices, valves, turbomachinery, and other sub-assemblies.
  • Safely work with hazardous systems, chemicals, and high-pressure operations.
  • Clean and passivate hardware using means such as solvent/chemical, mechanical, ultrasonic, and precision cleaning methods.
  • Perform shop level maintenance and calibration of equipment such as pumps, tanks, filtration systems, scales, etc.


  • 1 to 4 years� experience (or equivalent) in aerospace, aviation or comparable field
  • Proficient with Borescope
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and technical manuals
  • Comfortable using micrometers and other inspection equipment
  • Can operate ultrasonic bath
  • Lift and carry 50 lbs. for limited durations
  • Work nights, weekends and overtime when necessary


  • High level of attention to detail
  • FOD sensitive
  • Cross functional communication skills
  • Can read P&IDs and drawings
  • Experience with Odoo, Teamcenter, NX, Windows suite
  • Familiar with Alodine and other aerospace corrosion coatings

Firefly offers outstanding benefits for our employees, including generous health, dental and vision plans with low plan deductibles, parental leave, educational reimbursement, short term disability, and flexible PTO options.

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Firefly Aerospace, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Firefly is governed based on 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, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status


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