Axiom Space is the commercial leader in human spaceflight and on-orbit research & manufacturing services, steered by a team of experts and guided by the vision of a thriving home in space that benefits every human, everywhere. Axiom provides unprecedented access to the International Space Station today while building and operating its successor – the world’s first international commercial space station – to improve life on Earth and foster possibilities beyond it.


Our mission-driven team is seeking a bold and dynamic architectural design engineer who is preoccupied with big questions: Where do we go from here? What are the limits of innovation and exploration? How do we continue to evolve as a species?


This position will work on-site at our headquarters in Houston, Texas.


Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Work with a multidisciplinary team to support Axiom’s development of multifunctional facilities.

·         Liaison with Flight Hardware Design, Development, and Test (DDT&E) team; Assembly, Integration, and Test (AI&T) team; Fabrication, Assembly, and Inspection team; Facility Architectural Design team; Operations team; and Project Management team

·         Assimilate and interpret requirements and processes to accurately inform and coordinate facilities planning and design, facility build-out, furnishing fixtures and equipment, and flight hardware integration and processing scenarios. 

·         Review and coordinate architectural plans, drawings, specifications and evolving technical and operational requirements to ensure that as-built facilities support Axiom Space’s technical, operational, budgetary and schedule requirements

·         Plan and support implementation of workflow, equipment layouts, and facility utilization strategies

·         Coordinate revisions and updates with corresponding Architects, Engineers, and Project Management team



Education & Experience - candidates may have one or more of the following degrees, including advanced degrees in any discipline:

·         Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design

·         Bachelor of Architecture

·         Minimum 5 years of experience



·         Experience working at an architecture firm or construction management office

·         Experience in planning, coordinating construction and outfitting, complex projects (industrial facilities desired).

·         Ability to accurately interpret construction drawings

·         CAD drafting/modeling experience (Autocad, Rhino 3D, Revit)

·         Familiarity with municipal building codes

·         Familiarity with industrial processes and flows


Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and presentations. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.


Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

·         Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values

·         Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem-solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics

·         Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits the organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity

·         Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods

·         Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; develops and implements cost-saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources

·         Teamwork - Eager and able to work in a collaborative and cross-disciplinary fashion in a fast-paced, dynamic and deadline-oriented environment


Axiom Space is considered an essential employer under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.  Unless a reasonable accommodation is required due to a disability, all new hires will be required to work on-site. 


Axiom Space is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  Axiom Space does not discriminate on the basis or race, regional color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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