Drafter/Designer I/II
Posted on 4/1/2024
Rocket Lab USA

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides reliable space launch services and spacecraft manufacturing
Company Overview
Rocket Lab, a comprehensive space company established in 2006, has a proven track record of mission success, offering reliable launch services, spacecraft components, and on-orbit management solutions. It stands out for its manufacturing of the Electron, the second most frequently launched U.S. rocket, and the Photon spacecraft platform, chosen for NASA missions to the Moon and Mars. With three launch pads at two sites, industry-leading flight software, and a commitment to cost-effective and efficient services, Rocket Lab is a leader in the space industry, making space access more affordable and faster.
Industrial & Manufacturing
Hardware
Aerospace

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$1.5B

Founded

2006

Headquarters

Lakewood, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

18%

1 year growth

49%

2 year growth

118%
Locations
Albuquerque, NM, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
CAD
Communications
AutoCAD
SolidWorks
CategoriesNew
Mechanical Engineering
Design Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Requirements
  • High school diploma or GED
  • 1+ years of experience using AutoCAD, NX, SolidWorks 2012 or newer
  • Certifications for AutoCAD and/or NX and/or SolidWorks
  • Experience generating and interpreting mechanical drawings and electrical schematics
  • Experience with BOM structuring
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word) and Adobe
  • Demonstrate an ability to work effectively and communicate with internal customers about their need
  • Demonstrate oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate organizational and time management skills
Responsibilities
  • Identifying and creating new design solutions or configurations
  • Planning and coordinating schedules for task completion with program and company needs, including estimating time to completion for drafting/design tasks
  • Creating and documenting changes to existing drawings
  • Improvements and standardization of drawings and related documentation
  • Works with Configuration Management and information systems for document control
  • Supports SolAero engineering, drafting, and printing needs
  • Create solar panel drawings and details using CAD software
  • Implement design rules and best practices to generate panel drawings
  • Generate drawings and related documents to support production and manufacturing
  • Work with engineers regarding model accuracy, design, drafting standards and ECN/ECR documentation
  • Checking and verifying drawings and supporting documentation are accurate and complete
  • Identifying nonconformance issues and participating in finding solutions