Facilities Project Manager (Starlink)

Bastrop, TX, United States


Full Time

19 days ago

Job description

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.


As a Facilities Project Manager at our Starlink Production facility, you'll be an integral part of a dynamic team focused on maintaining and optimizing essential infrastructure. Working collaboratively with engineers and specialists across various disciplines, you'll lead the implementation of facility improvements and the development of efficient systems and processes. In this fast-paced and innovative environment, your role will be pivotal in driving transformative changes to ensure the facility remains at the forefront of technology. With a focus on end-to-end ownership of tasks and projects, you'll contribute to creating a world-class facility capable of supporting our mission to connect people worldwide and enable life beyond Earth. This position is based in Bastrop, Texas (Greater Austin, TX Area)


  • Develop and implement strategies for maintaining and upgrading existing facilities to ensure optimal operational efficiency and functionality
  • Collaborate with Electrical and Mechanical Engineers to establish preventative maintenance programs, including schedules, procedures, and spare parts inventory, to minimize downtime and extend the lifespan of facility equipment
  • Project manage facility upgrades and renovations, from planning and budgeting to execution and completion, ensuring minimal disruption to ongoing operations
  • Drive initiatives to enhance safety protocols and compliance within the facility, including conducting regular safety audits and implementing corrective actions as necessary
  • Lead blitz programs focused on improving efficiency, reducing waste, and maximizing uptime through process improvements and equipment optimization
  • Manage vendor relationships and contracts related to facility maintenance and upgrades, ensuring alignment with project scope, budget, and timeline
  • Develop and maintain documentation and records related to facility systems, maintenance activities, and regulatory compliance
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Operations, Health & Safety, and Environmental Compliance, to address facility-related issues and support continuous improvement efforts
  • Stay updated on industry best practices, regulations, and technologies related to facility management, and incorporate relevant advancements into operational strategies
  • Provide regular reports and updates to senior management on the status of facility projects, maintenance activities, and performance metrics


  • Bachelor's degree in architecture, construction management, or engineering related discipline
  • 5+ years of professional experience in construction, engineering, or facilities management


  • Previous experience with project management of major construction projects, including estimating, cost control, and contractor management
  • Proficiency in a project management software
  • Knowledge of MEP systems and building infrastructure, with experience in conceptual design and budgeting
  • Familiarity with relevant building codes and regulations, such as the National Electric Code, ASHRAE, NFPA, and International Building Code
  • Ability to work in a high-concentration, high-stress environment, under extended work hours and tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to lead multidisciplinary teams and coordinate project stakeholders effectively
  • Strong understanding of construction project management principles, including scheduling, budgeting, and contractor management


  • Physical ability to perform hands-on work in various environments, including heat, cold, rain, and tight quarters
  • Ability to work extended hours and weekends as needed
  • Ability to travel occasionally as required by project needs
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. unassisted
  • Valid driver's license

Pay range:    
Facilities Project Manager/Level I: $95,000.00 - $115,000.00/per year    
Facilities Project Manager/Level II: $110,000.00 - $130,000.00/per year    
Your actual level and base salary will be determined on a case-by-case basis and may vary based on the following considerations: job-related knowledge and skills, education, and experience.

Base salary is just one part of your total rewards package at SpaceX. You may also be eligible for long-term incentives, in the form of company stock, stock options, or long-term cash awards, as well as potential discretionary bonuses and the ability to purchase additional stock at a discount through an Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You will also receive access to comprehensive medical, vision, and dental coverage, access to a 401(k) retirement plan, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid parental leave, and various other discounts and perks. You may also accrue 3 weeks of paid vacation and will be eligible for 10 or more paid holidays per year. Exempt employees are eligible for 5 days of sick leave per year.


  • To conform to U.S. Government export regulations, applicant must be a (i) U.S. citizen or national, (ii) U.S. lawful, permanent resident (aka green card holder), (iii) Refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157, or (iv) Asylee under 8 U.S.C. § 1158, or be eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.  

SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX 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, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.

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