About The Role
Why Rocket Lab?
"Make everything you do a work of art." - Peter Beck
Rocket Lab is redefining how we access space by providing frequent and reliable launch to Low Earth Orbit (LEO) - we’re opening access to space to improve life on Earth.
Rocket Lab is the global market leader in dedicated small satellite launch, with a strong leadership team, solid financial backing and a full launch manifest. To meet the growing demand of dedicated small satellite launch, Rocket Lab is assembling a world-class team.
Rocket Lab is its people. We are seeking passionate, highly-skilled individuals who are comfortable working in a dynamic, technically challenging environment where they will be given ownership of processes from start-to-finish.
Deburring Technician (2nd Shift)
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.
REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
- 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.
PREFERRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
- Experience with additive manufacturing or investment casting.
- Experience with high strength steels and Inconel alloys.
- Knowledgeable in part QA processes and dye penetrant testing.
- Knowledgeable in TIG, laser and electron beam welding.
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.