MECHANICAL ASSEMBLY TECHNICIAN

Company Details

We go to space to improve life on Earth

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.

About the role

The Mechanical Production team work closely with test engineers and design engineers to achieve the highest product quality and safety standards for Rocket Lab launch vehicles. Mechanical assembly technicians receive components from supply chain and complete the assembly and testing of those components before passing on to the Integration 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 schedule.
  
Essential skills

  • Trade qualified in relevant industry
  • Must be able to demonstrate 4+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Precision mechanical assembly
  • Operation of mechanical, electrical and automated test equipment
  • Comfortable working to exacting standards, including cleanliness for oxygen service
  • Have a working understanding of standard industry ESD policy
  • Have a good level of eyesight and be able to inspect assemblies to a high workmanship standard
  • Be able to manufacture components to a high workmanship standard, including riveting and precision assembly

Tagged as: mechanical assembly, precision assembly, automated test equipment, esd policy

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