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Sr. Construction Project Manager (Starlink) - SpaceX

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Job Title
Sr. Construction Project Manager (Starlink)
Job Location
Bastrop, TX
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 Sr. Construction Projects Manager at our Starlink Production facility, you will collaborate with a dynamic team of engineers and specialists across various disciplines to spearhead the construction and activation of essential infrastructure. Your role will oversee the implementation of facilities improvements and managing large-scale capital projects from conception to completion. Operating within a fast-paced and innovative environment, you'll wield your expertise to drive transformative changes, ensuring the facility maintains its cutting-edge status. This includes owning tasks/projects from start to finish, with the goal of creating a world-class facility that can support the mission of connecting people across the globe and enabling life beyond Earth. This position is based in Bastrop, Texas (Greater Austin, TX Area)


  • Lead and manage the construction, and activation of infrastructure projects across multiple disciplines, including mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineering
  • Write, negotiate, and manage construction contracts with subcontractors, ensuring compliance with project scope, budget, and timeline
  • Develop and maintain project schedules, budgets, and cost forecasts, monitoring progress and addressing deviations in real-time
  • Coordinate with the design team, external contractors, and regulatory authorities to ensure project compliance and timely completion
  • Resolve design and construction conflicts in the field promptly, ensuring minimal impact on project timelines and budgets
  • Oversee the entire construction lifecycle, from initial planning and design consultation to final inspection and closeout, ensuring quality and accuracy throughout
  • Support procurement processes, including material requisitions and vendor selection, to support project execution


  • Bachelor's degree in architecture, construction management, or engineering related discipline
  • 10+ 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:    
Construction Project Manager/Senior: $125,000.00- $175,000.00/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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Between 10,000 - 20,000 employees

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  • Secondary Market

    $1,000,000 USD

  • Secondary Market

    $18,000,000 USD

  • Private Equity

    $250,000,000 USD

  • Series Unknown

    $1,724,965,480 USD

  • Grant

    $69,950,000 USD

  • Series Unknown

    $337,355,200 USD

  • Secondary Market

    $755,000,000 USD

  • Grant

    $14,470,000 USD

  • Series Unknown

    $314,000,000 USD

  • Series Unknown

    $850,000,000 USD

  • Undisclosed

    $1,900,000,000 USD

  • Series Unknown

    $346,200,000 USD

  • Grant

    $3,000,000 USD

  • Series Unknown

    $535,744,188 USD

  • Series J

    $486,198,978 USD

  • Debt Financing

    $250,000,000 USD

  • Series I

    $214,000,000 USD

  • Series H

    $100,000,000 USD

  • Series H

    $351,000,000 USD

  • Series G

    $1,000,000,000 USD

  • Secondary Market

    $30,000,000 USD

  • Series F

    $50,000,000 USD

  • Series E

    $30,435,000 USD

  • Series E

    $15,025,000 USD

  • Series D

    $29,000,000 USD

  • Series C

    $32,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $11,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $61,000,000 USD