Deburring Technician (2nd Shift)

Job Ref: 2934037 | Type: Permanent / Full Time

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About The Role

Why Rocket Lab?
While other companies talk about it, Rocket Lab does it!
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.

Deburring Technician
As a Deburring Technician for Rocket Lab you will be finishing additive manufactured parts used to build Rutherford. The innovative electric turbo-pump rocket engine powering Electron. 

  • 3+ years of experience in part finishing (machined, cast, forged or printed).
  • Excellent attention to detail and time management skills.
  • High-level of manual dexterity skills and hand-eye coordination.
  • Able to maintain a clean, safe and efficient work area.
  • Additive manufacturing or investment casting experience.
  • High strength steels and inconel alloy experience.
  • Knowledgeable of QA processes and dye penetrant testing.
  • Knowledgeable in TIG, laser and/or electron beam welding.
Additional Information
Second shift hours: 3:30 pm to 2:00 am

Important Information:
To conform to US Government space technology export regulations, applicants must be a US citizen, lawful permanent resident of the US, protected individual as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorization from the US Department of State.

Rocket Lab USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, employment with Rocket Lab USA is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

For security reasons background checks will be undertaken prior to any employment offers being made to an applicant.  These checks will include nationality checks as it is a requirement of this position that you be eligible to access equipment and data regulated by the United States’ International Traffic in Arms Regulations.  Under these Regulations, you may be ineligible for this role if you do not hold citizenship of Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Switzerland, the European Union or a country that is part of NATO, or if you hold ineligible dual citizenship or nationality. For more information on these Regulations, click here.

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