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About Rocket Lab
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 weโ€™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.ย 

While other companies talk about it, we do it!

**About the role
**LC1 site Engineer provides technical advice, design and contracted fabrication management to the LC1 Director and staff on mechanical infrastructure; existing structure and systems repair, maintenance and replacement, project installation and upgrade, and maintenance of site drawings for HAZSUB compliance certification.ย  As an Engineer II you will have the scope to perform independent engineering and have designated system ownership as a responsible engineer. Support in decision making beyond capability/responsibility on risk, cost or quality-based issues are referred to LC1 leadership with technical oversite and advice provided through the Ground Support Engineering group.ย 

Essential Skills

  • Engineering degree3-5 years mechanical engineering experience in public or private sector โ€“ preferably aerospace industry
  • Experience with fluid systems essential
  • Experience with cryogenic systems preferable
  • Skilled in Solidworks or relevant equivalent electronic design tooling
  • Current drivers license
  • Maintain updated system and services specification drawings
  • Maintain site HAZSUB safety segregation and explosive area drawings for site compliance certification
  • Design and issue drawings, complete with instructions, for fabrication by onsite techs or offsite engineering contractors
  • Support project works for other RL departments as directed by LC1 Director.

**Rocket Lab Employee Benefits:

  • The opportunity to work on innovative and ground breaking technology
  • Access to world leading experts to develop your career
  • Unlimited barista coffee, fruit and snacks
  • Rocket Lab merchandise โ€“ T-shirts, mission patches etc.
  • Discounted health insurance with Southern Cross
  • Additional parental leave entitlements
  • A vibrant team culture with social activities throughout the year
  • An employee stock purchase program

**Important Information
**For security reasons background checks will be undertaken prior to any employment offers being made to an applicant.ย  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.ย  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.ย  For more information on these Regulations, click here\_laws/itar.html.

Rocket Lab
Rocket Lab

New Zealand, Mahia

Posted 5d ago

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