Mechanical Technician

Company Details

All Orbits, All Planets™ – Join us on our journey

Gilmour Space is the leading Australian rocket company, pioneering next-generation hybrid propulsion technologies for small satellite launch vehicles.

Want to build rockets on the Gold Coast? We’re recruiting Mechanical Technicians to work on our rockets on afternoon shifts (1:30pm-9:30pm).  

Why you should join our mission:

You will be joining a team that is working together to achieve the unimaginable for human access to space. You will be encouraged to reach your highest potential through continuous learning and embracing change.

This role also offers:

  • Unique opportunity to join a rocket company based on the Gold Coast, Australia
  • Experience the buzz of working and contributing towards a rocket launch- Join the team now to be onboard in time for our launch date
  • Work in a passionate, vibrant and welcoming team that’s driven by its culture that emphasizes safety and conducts initiatives such as team BBQs
  • Expand your skills and knowledge into the innovative aerospace industry
  • Easy access from the M1

How you will contribute to our mission in getting Australia to space:

The below is designed to give you an idea of the role you will play. There will be many more exciting and innovative things to do.

  • Fabricate, repair, and assemble hardware/equipment needed
  • Prepare, set up, assemble, test, and integrate development and flight equipment and hardware
  • Perform post-test operations and inspections to ensure flight worthy hardware
  • Use precision calibrated tools – torque wrenches, micrometres, and callipers
  • Fabricate, repair, and assemble hardware/equipment needed
  • Read and interpret technical drawings, and follow detailed work instructions
  • Hands on operations with both large and small fragile assemblies
  • Use various equipment and mechanical tools without instruction
  • Collaborate with engineers to develop and document activities
  • Ensure all services are performed on time, safely, and in a professional manner
  • Operate and maintain hardware, high pressure systems and pumps, and other ancillary equipment including pneumatic components

Skills and Experience:

Mandatory Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Level 3 Trade qualification in Aerospace, Fitting, or similar trade
  • 3+ years of experience in the Aerospace, Manufacturing, Marine or Automotive Industry

Desired Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

We recognise you may not meet all of the below, but don’t let that deter you. We are always looking for hard workers to join our team, so what are you waiting for? Let’s send Australia to space!

  • Enjoy working with your hands to create quality results
  • Experience working with and troubleshooting complex mechanical systems, high pressure fluid/pneumatic systems, or heavy equipment, ideally within the aerospace industry
  • Time management, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of temperature, pressure, and flow measurement devices, mechanical and electrical systems, and propulsion engines.
  • Experience with overhead cranes and forklifts
  • Hard worker who enjoys contributing to team goals
  • Ability to rapidly change roles/responsibilities while working in a fast-paced, challenging work environment.
  • The ability to work independently and collaborate efficiently within a team
  • Ability to embrace change and try new ideas
  • Capable of obtaining and maintaining an Australian Government NV Level 1 Security Clearance
  • Experience with overhead cranes and forklifts

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