About Rocket Lab
Rocket Lab is the global leader in small satellite launch. Our mission is to open access to space to improve life on Earth.
There are endless possibilities for what we can achieve with better access to space, and that access is now a reality thanks to Rocket Lab.
Our team is 500 people strong and we’re adding to it every week. Collaboration is at our core - every idea is heard, and everyone makes a difference.
Teams are nimble, decisions are made quickly, and we are action oriented. While other companies talk about it, we do it!
About the role
As part of the Production team at Rocket Lab, the Composites team is responsible for building and assembling numerous parts of the Electron rocket.
You will undertake all aspects of Composite lamination required during
production. Laminating components used inside pressurised cryogenic propellent tanks, right the way through to Structural components of the vehicle 'chassis', always adhering to Rocket Labs High standards of Quality, and secondly meeting the schedule demand set out by the production leadership team.
As a Technician, you will be hands on, working with tools, equipment and / or facilities to build, launch or test Electron launch vehicles or components.
Your responsibilities contribute to the overall production and launch
Trade qualified in relevant industry
Must be able to demonstrate 4+ years of relevant industry experience
Precision Lamination skills of prepreg systems
Precision Lamination skills of Tooling Prepreg systems
Knowledge of Bagging for oven and Autoclave cures
Basic Hand tool skills
Interpret and apply Laminate and assembly drawings to ensure product quality
Produce a laminate by vacuum bagging for composites
Produce a cord laminate item
Produce an open mould from a plug pattern
Repair damaged or faulty composite items
Select, use, and care for hand tools used in the marine or composite industry
Select, use, and care for portable power tools used in the marine or composite industry
Perform measurements and calculations used in a marine or composite workplace
Interpret and apply assembly drawings to ensure product quality
Apply health and safety procedures in a marine or composite workplace
Operate simple mechanical plant used in the marine or composite industry
Rocket Lab Employee Benefits
The opportunity to work on innovative and ground breaking technology
An employee stock purchase program
Access to world leading experts to develop your career
Unlimited barista coffee, fruit and snacks
Rocket Lab merchandise T-shirts, mission patches etc.
Discounted health insurance with Southern Cross
Additional parental leave entitlements
A vibrant team culture with social activities throughout the year