Full-Time

Pad Technician

Mechanical

Posted on 3/22/2024

Rocket Lab USA

Rocket Lab USA

1,001-5,000 employees

Space launch, spacecraft design, and manufacturing

Industrial & Manufacturing
Hardware
Aerospace

Junior

Bloxom, VA, USA

Requirements
  • Current U.S. Passport or willing and able to obtain a valid U.S. Passport
  • 2+ years of experience within an aerospace, industrial or relevant industry environment
  • Experience with hydraulics, pneumatics and/or fluid components
  • Previous experience in the assembly of large structures and mechanisms
  • The ability to work on site in New Zealand for the first six months of employment
  • The ability to travel to New Zealand per launch schedule requirements up to 25%, ongoing for duration of the role
Responsibilities
  • Fit-out, assembly & installation of launch pad systems
  • Preventative maintenance and inspection procedures
  • Pressure and leak testing of fluid systems
  • Precision cleaning of critical components
  • Troubleshooting mechanical issues on launch pad system
  • Support activities during launch-pad and vehicle integration and checkouts
  • Conduct routine maintenance and upgrades of the launch systems

Rocket Lab offers end-to-end space solutions, including reliable launch services, spacecraft design and manufacturing, and satellite components such as the Electron small orbital launch vehicle and the Photon satellite platform. Their technologies support various applications such as national security, scientific research, Earth observation, and communications.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$1.5B

Headquarters

Lakewood, California

Founded

2006

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

19%

1 year growth

36%

2 year growth

111%
INACTIVE