New Mexico Spaceport Authority


Work in the exciting new commercial space industry at the world’s first purpose-built commercial spaceport, Spaceport America, in southern New Mexico. This is a full-time State of New Mexico Government position. Responsible for all facility and infrastructure maintenance activities across 18,000 acres. Challenging mix of advanced building management systems, water systems, electrical systems, unique building construction and airfield assets requiring direction and care. Work requires cooperation with interesting customer and partner base in dynamic, emerging commercial space industry. Bachelor’s degree required with applicable experience and professional trade licenses (e.g. GB98, MM98, EE98, etc.) highly desired. US Citizenship is required.

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