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Deburr Technician



Long Beach, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2023

Vast was founded to expand humanity's frontier into the solar system and beyond. We believe that the next step on that journey is enabling manufacturing and habitation in LEO. We are building artificial gravity space stations to make this a reality. If you want to join a team that builds amazing things with the most talented people on Earth, please reach out.

Vast is looking for a Deburr Technician to join our Manufacturing team. In this role, you will support the machining and development of our products: E-2 Engine, Orbiter, and Haven-1.


  • Interpret drawings to maintain part specifications.
  • Smooth and process machined components after machining.
  • Polish surface finishes without altering precise tolerances.
  • Operate a mass-finishing barrel tumbler using specified recipes for specific parts and materials.
  • Meet productivity expectations and production goals.
  • Maintain a tidy and efficient work environment.
  • Ensure a constant flow of products and promptly notify management when production is hindered.
  • Continuously contribute ideas for process improvements.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate.
  • 2+ years of professional experience in a production or manufacturing environment.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience in deburring, utilizing various techniques and both manual and automated equipment.
  • Experience working in a machine shop.
  • Familiarity with basic blueprint reading.
  • Proficiency in using various measuring instruments, such as micrometers, calipers, profilometers, and borescopes.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. without assistance, perform repetitive movements, bend or twist, use hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls, and be exposed to sounds, noise levels, and typical shop chemicals (coolant, solvents, cleaners) that may be distracting. These requirements are generally essential to fulfill the duties of this position.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Must be available to work all required shift hours, overtime, and weekends, to support critical mission milestones.

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.
Vast is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Vast 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.