Facility Coordinator

Los Angeles, California /
Corporate – Business Operations /
Full-time
ABL Space Systems was founded in 2017 by veterans of SpaceX and Morgan Stanley to develop low-cost launch vehicles for the small satellite industry. More importantly, we’re building a launch system we are truly proud of – no gimmicks or over-design, just reliable, rapidly deployable launches. We’re an ambitious team with big goals and, together, we’re determined to prove that reaching space can be simple, efficient, and routine.  

When launch day arrives, we want you by our side

Facility Coordinator
As a Facility Coordinator, you will be responsible for assisting in the planning, management, and coordination of repairs, maintenance, hygiene, employee experience operations for the four buildings that comprise ABL headquarters. You will work in a collaborative environment working with internal and external stakeholders to ensure all projects are completed on time and to standard. We are looking for a Facility Coordinator who is highly organized, dedicated, and can work effectively in a fast-paced and continuously changing environment. This is a role that contributes to ABL's goal to push the frontiers of space technology.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Conduct site inspections, identify and recommend areas for repair and upgrade
    • Provide administrative support to include new vendor set-up, verification of certificates of insurance, create purchase orders, coordination, and scheduling work with service providers
    • Assist in the coordination and scheduling of maintenance activities
    • Support janitorial projects to include monitoring day porter productivity and providing direction
    • Support employee experience operations which includes managing food vendors, ordering equipment, installing equipment, and preparing company events
    • Coordinate external visits and provide support for guests and visitors
    • Provide facility specific assistance to all departments
    • Maintain supply inventory and order as necessary
    • Prepare reports for management review

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Customer service oriented, team player mentality
    • Experience working with 3rd party vendors and contractors
    • Ability to work some weekends
    • "Hands-on" approach. No job Is too big or too small mentality

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

    • Minimum 1-year Facilities experience working with vendors and managing work orders
    • Desired but not required: experience using SketchUp
    • Basic understanding of general building maintenance 

WHAT WE LOOK FOR

    • Critical thinking:  ABL engineers understand the “why” behind all design decisions, operational events and test outcomes
    • Ability to deal with ambiguity: ABL engineers must be comfortable defining their own pathway to an objective
    • End-to end ownership:  projects are delivered fully complete and ready for flight

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENTS:

    • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
    • Ability to use a computer to complete assignments
    • Ability to communicate with individuals and groups in person, by phone and telepresence
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will typically work in an office environment
ITAR Requirement
This position requires access to information protected under US export control laws, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or the Export Administration Regulations.  As such, US person status (including US citizens, permanent residents, asylees, and refugees) is a required qualification for this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work and access export-controlled data) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage applicants of all ages.