Industrial Multicraft Maintenance Technician

Date: May 20, 2024

Location: Decatur, ALABAMA, US, 35601

Company: United Launch Alliance

Requisition ID: 178

Location: ULA - Decatur 

Relocation: No 

Travel Requirements: None/Infrequent 


At ULA, success comes through the efforts of a strong, united team.


Thanks for your interest in United Launch Alliance, the world's most experienced and reliable space launch company! Successfully launching more than 155 consecutive missions with 100% mission success doesn't happen by accident. It's a testament to the commitment and dedication of our team of rocket scientists and support employees combined with the systems and processes we use to pull them together. As a ULA employee, you'll have the opportunity to grow in your career while working in a team-oriented culture that combines technology, innovation, ingenuity and a commitment to the extraordinary. Whether you are in college just launching your career, or, have experience and want to come work with the best rocket team in the world, our unshakable unity yields stronger solutions and better results as we carry out our mission to save lives, explore the universe, and connect the world. Our team is excited to meet you!

Job Overview & Responsibilities


The basic job overview encompasses Multicraft Maintenance which includes work typically done by a MillWright, Electrician, Pipe Fitter, Instrumentation Technician, Welder, PLC Mechanic and Programmer, HVAC Technician, Machinist, Electronics Technician and Mechanic. 

  • Perform reactive and preventative maintenance. 
  • PM/Requal on CNC and robotic machines and correct geometry. 
  • Change, add or write logic to various machine control software.


Required Education

High School/GED


Required Years of Experience

Minimum of 4 years of related work experience


Basic Qualifications

  • Must have experience in all three disciplines: Electrical, Mechanical, and Controls
  • Proficient in industrial electrician work.
  • Must pass a multicraft maintenance test.
  • Ability to lift 35lbs.
  • Ability to become certified in the following: NFPA 70E (Arc Flash,) First Aid/CPR/AED operations, Bloodborne Pathogens, Advanced Rigging, Crane Operations, Respirator user
  • Must be able to read, comprehend and interpret blueprints, detailed work instructions, technical manuals, graphic instructions, wiring diagrams, ladder logic and schematics.
  • Must be comfortable working 4x10 Monday - Thursday 3rd shift. Training will take place on 1st shift.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency in PLC Program creation, changes and modification to production equipment. 
  • Be able to install, test and adjust electrical and electronic components including VFD’s and motor starter circuits, relays, sensors, AC and DC motors, drivers, servo systems and pneumatic systems.
  • Be able to use Renishaw laser equipment and laser trackers to correct CNC geometry. 

What makes ULA different?

Because we understand launch success comes through the collective efforts of a team, we seek the best to join us. We value ethics, ingenuity, diversity and professional development for employees at all levels.


We offer our employees competitive pay and benefits including:

  • 401(k) match plus an additional employer contribution
  • Discretionary annual incentive bonus for eligible employees
  • Generous paid time off
  • Flexible work environments


Additionally, most salaried ULA team members work a "9/80 schedule," meaning they enjoy every other Friday off.


Benefits and work schedules may vary for union-represented hourly positions and are described in the applicable collective bargaining agreement.



Security Clearance / International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). Therefore, all applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined in ITAR 22 CFR 120.62 (e.g., U.S. Citizen, Lawful Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or protected individual. See 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) and 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) for additional information).


ULA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other categories protected by law. 


ULA is a participant in the federal E-Verify Program. Posters in PDF format pertaining to this program can be accessed by clicking on the links identified below. E-Verify Participation poster (English / Spanish) and Right to Work Poster (English / Spanish).

Nearest Major Market: Decatur