The Aerospace Corporation
El Segundo, CA
Added: April 13, 2024
The Aerospace Corporation is the trusted partner to the nation’s space programs, solving the hardest problems and providing unmatched technical expertise. As the operator of a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), we are broadly engaged across all aspects of space— delivering innovative solutions that span satellite, launch, ground, and cyber systems for defense, civil and commercial customers. When you join our team, you’ll be part of a special collection of problem solvers, thought leaders, and innovators. Join us and take your place in space.

At Aerospace, we are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace for all employees to share in our common passion and aspiration – to carry out a mission much bigger than ourselves.

Job Summary

The Aerospace Corporation is seeking a skilled electrician to support repairing, constructing, installing, troubleshooting, and maintaining routine electrical systems and equipment. This position modifies, aligns, calibrates, designs, programs, installs, tests, troubleshoots, and maintains routine electrical systems and equipment to include control systems and production equipment. Activity involves cutting, threading, bending, coupling, and strapping conduit as required. This position is responsible for troubleshooting electrical malfunctions, inspecting circuits and wiring for shielding and grounding, and testing electrical equipment for safety and efficiency.

Work Model

This position will be located 100% onsite in El Segundo, CA.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Maintains all electrical infrastructure for company owned, or leased, properties
  • Performs preventative maintenance on electrical systems to avoid unscheduled power interruptions
  • Adds new electrical circuits for new equipment
  • Surveys new construction projects and makes recommendations
  • Conducts monthly testing of main back-up generator
  • Coordinates with outside contracts to ensures vendors are abiding by current OSHA regulations.
  • Position involves lifting, bending, crawling, and climbing a ladder, heavy lifting, possibility of working around loud equipment, and possible exposure to chemicals and biological hazards

Minimum Requirements

What You Need to be Successful

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Level II: Two or more years of relevant experience
  • Level III: Five or more years of relevant experience
  • California state electrician’s license
  • Certificate of completion from accredited trade school
  • Must be customer service orientated, quickly troubleshoot problems, work well in a team environment, be detail oriented, and have ability to prioritize tasks and projects
  • Must possess strong organizational skills, handle multiple priorities and projects at one time, and possess effective interpersonal skills to coordinate efforts with internal and external organizations

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. The grade-based pay range for this job is listed below. Individual salaries within that range are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge and skills.

(Min - Mid - Max)

$27.58 - $35.43 - $43.27

Pay Basis: Hourly

Leadership Competencies

Our leadership philosophy is simple: every employee, regardless of level and role, can demonstrate leadership. At Aerospace, our commitment is our people. To cultivate our talent and ensure that we have a strong pipeline of future leaders, we want individuals who:

  • Operate Strategically
  • Lead Change
  • Engage with Impact
  • Foster Innovation
  • Deliver Results

Ways We Reward Our Employees

During your interview process, our team will provide details of our industry-leading benefits.

Benefits vary and are applicable based on Job Type. A few highlights include:

  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans
  • Paid holidays, sick time, and vacation
  • Standard and alternate work schedules, including telework options
  • 401(k) Plan — Employees receive a total company-paid benefit of 8%, 10%, or 12% of eligible compensation based on years of service and matching contributions; employees are immediately eligible and vested in the plan upon hire
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Variable pay program for exceptional contributions
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career
  • Education assistance programs
  • An inclusive work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect

We are all unique, from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life, yet one thing bonds all of us to each other—the belief that we can make a difference. This core belief empowers us to do our best work at The Aerospace Corporation.

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you’re an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email at You can also review Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.