ICON was founded to revolutionize homebuilding and making dignified housing the standard for people throughout the world. Using proprietary 3D printing robotics, software and advanced materials, ICON is solving a plurality of problems in the contemporary building industry with their breakthrough technologies.

ROLE: ICON FIELD OPERATOR - MECHANICAL

Reports to: Operations Director

Vacation: 2 Weeks Paid

Travel Requirements: Heavy (At least 50% of the time)

Start Date: Spring 2020

Location: Austin, TX

Education: Technical degree, professional certification, or 5+ years’ experience in related field

IN ONE SENTENCE: At its core, the ICON Field Operator supports the operation of large-scale concrete 3D printers for the construction of houses.  There is no instruction manual for this.  If you want to use your superpowers to solve one of humanities biggest challenges, then we want to meet you.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operating and troubleshooting the mechanical and robotics systems of ICON’s concrete 3D printers and supporting equipment on construction sites in Texas and around the world.
  • Interacting with all components of the Vulcan 3D printing platform: electrical, motors, pumps, controls, and software.
  • Daily setup and cleaning of all required tools and equipment.
  • Documenting regular equipment maintenance and all troubleshooting activities.
  • Required travel (including international) potentially on short notice

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Extensive experience with mechanical systems (e.g. fluid pumps, heavy machinery, automotive)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Desire to work in a team setting
  • Innovative, driven, out of the box thinker, self-motivated to investigate and implement new ideas, and proactive in overcoming obstacles
  • Ability to prioritize and stay cool in a dynamic start-up environment
  • Current driver’s license
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Must be prepared to work in extreme environments: temps > 100 degrees or below
  • Must enjoy tacos

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Commercial concrete or large-scale fluid pumping experience
  • Construction related experience
  • Capability to operate a forklift
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Prior start-up experience
  • Comfortable in rigorous physical outdoor situations (camping, hiking, climbing, etc.)

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Using proprietary 3D printing robotics, software and advanced materials, ICON is solving a plurality of problems in the contemporary building industry with their breakthrough technologies.
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