Turion Space

Space debris removal and satellite servicing

Satellite Design Engineer at Turion Space

$70k - $120k / 0.25% - 1.50%
Irvine, CA
Job Type
1+ years
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Tyler James Pierce
Tyler James Pierce

About the role


  • Design metallic structures and propulsion fluid systems under accelerated timelines
  • Review specifications and other engineering data to develop mechanical systems
  • Update designs and drawings through engineering change orders to support our rapid pace of design iteration
  • Create a detailed component and assembly drawings incorporating an understanding of GD&T and tolerance stack-ups


  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline
  • 2+ years of mechanical design and drafting experience
  • Experience with 3D CAD software
  • Solid understanding and application of GD&T and tolerance stack-ups
  • Spacecraft design experience

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Hands-on experience working on teams designing hardware in a highly constrained system under defined timelines
  • Familiarity with welded structures and fluid systems
  • Ability to manage large assembly models and drawings
  • Ability to work and communicate well with minimal supervision
  • Creative problem solver that can bring multiple disciplines together to achieve buy-in for a unified design direction
  • Self-motivated with strong multi-tasking, organizational, communication, and documentation skills

Why you should join Turion Space

Turion Space was formed with the vision of building the technology required for humanity's interplanetary future. Our short-term goal is to solve the most significant threat to that vision - orbital debris. The exponential growth of spacecraft and launch vehicles entering Earth's orbits has dramatically increased the risk of collisions. Even a small number of these conjunctions will lead to the inaccessibility of the final frontier. We are developing the technology to stabilize this threat. This challenge will also serve as a test-bed for future asteroid resource extraction.