All Orbits, All Planets - Join us on our journeyGilmour Space is the leading Australian rocket company, pioneering next-generation hybrid propulsion technologies for small satellite launch vehicles.Want to build rockets on the Gold Coast? We’re recruiting Composite Technicians to work on our rockets.Why you should join our mission: You will be joining a team that is working together to achieve the unimaginable for human access to space. You will be encouraged to reach your highest potential through continuous learning and embracing change. This role also offers:Unique opportunity to join a rocket company based on the Gold Coast, AustraliaExperience the buzz of working and contributing towards a rocket launch- Join the team now to be onboard in time for our launch dateWork in a passionate, vibrant and welcoming team that’s driven by its culture that emphasizes safety and conducts initiatives such as team BBQsExpand your skills and knowledge into the innovative aerospace industryEasy access from the M1 How you will contribute to our mission in getting Australia to space:The below is designed to give you an idea of the role you will play. There will be many more exciting and innovative things to do.Perform composites manufacturing tasks to the highest industry standardCarbon pre-preg layup with particular attention to detailOperating filament winders (training provided)Identify and solve issues as they ariseContribute knowledge and experience to develop quality parts with ever increasing efficiencyTrim and finish composite parts and assembliesAssemble structures including setup, bonding, and fastener applicationsRepair composite defectsHandle and dispose of hazardous materials in line with company policies, procedures, and legislative requirementsDevelop standard operating procedures for frequently performed composite manufacturing processesDevelop and communicate timelines for the fabrication and integration of composite structuresWork with Engineering to design and manufacture jigs and tooling to support the efficient manufacture of composite partsOccasionally work late to ensure certain jobs are completed correctly on the day they are started Skills and Experience:Mandatory Qualifications, Skills and Experience:Trade qualification in Polymer Processing, Composite Technician or similarMust be capable of obtaining and clearing a NV Level 1 Security Clearance Desired Qualifications, Skills and Experience:We recognise you may not meet all of the below, but don’t let that deter you. We are always looking for hard workers to join our team, so what are you waiting for? Let’s send Australia to space!4 years of relevant experienceThe ability to work independently and within a teamAble to read, understand and follow manufacturing instructions and drawingsLeadership skillsCalm under pressureHard worker who enjoys contributing to team goalsStrong initiativeStrong Mechanical aptitudeAbility to embrace change and try new ideasProficient with composite techniques for pre-preg and wet layups How to Apply:If you are a proactive team player with a passion to get Australia to space and a desire to succeed, please apply now by clicking the apply button and including your resume and cover letter or head to our website: CAREER | Gilmour Space Technologies | Rocket launch provider (gspacetech.com). Gilmour Space Technologies is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members. 

Composite Technician - 3 Positions Available

All Orbits, All Planets - Join us on our journey

Gilmour Space is the leading Australian rocket company, pioneering next-generation hybrid propulsion technologies for small satellite launch vehicles.

Want to build rockets on the Gold Coast? We’re recruiting Composite Technicians to work on our rockets.

Why you should join our mission:

 

You will be joining a team that is working together to achieve the unimaginable for human access to space. You will be encouraged to reach your highest potential through continuous learning and embracing change. This role also offers:

  • Unique opportunity to join a rocket company based on the Gold Coast, Australia
  • Experience the buzz of working and contributing towards a rocket launch- Join the team now to be onboard in time for our launch date
  • Work in a passionate, vibrant and welcoming team that’s driven by its culture that emphasizes safety and conducts initiatives such as team BBQs
  • Expand your skills and knowledge into the innovative aerospace industry
  • Easy access from the M1

 

How you will contribute to our mission in getting Australia to space:

The below is designed to give you an idea of the role you will play. There will be many more exciting and innovative things to do.

  • Perform composites manufacturing tasks to the highest industry standard
  • Carbon pre-preg layup with particular attention to detail
  • Operating filament winders (training provided)
  • Identify and solve issues as they arise
  • Contribute knowledge and experience to develop quality parts with ever increasing efficiency
  • Trim and finish composite parts and assemblies
  • Assemble structures including setup, bonding, and fastener applications
  • Repair composite defects
  • Handle and dispose of hazardous materials in line with company policies, procedures, and legislative requirements
  • Develop standard operating procedures for frequently performed composite manufacturing processes
  • Develop and communicate timelines for the fabrication and integration of composite structures
  • Work with Engineering to design and manufacture jigs and tooling to support the efficient manufacture of composite parts
  • Occasionally work late to ensure certain jobs are completed correctly on the day they are started

 

Skills and Experience:

Mandatory Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Trade qualification in Polymer Processing, Composite Technician or similar
  • Must be capable of obtaining and clearing a NV Level 1 Security Clearance

 

Desired Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

We recognise you may not meet all of the below, but don’t let that deter you. We are always looking for hard workers to join our team, so what are you waiting for? Let’s send Australia to space!

  • 4 years of relevant experience
  • The ability to work independently and within a team
  • Able to read, understand and follow manufacturing instructions and drawings
  • Leadership skills
  • Calm under pressure
  • Hard worker who enjoys contributing to team goals
  • Strong initiative
  • Strong Mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to embrace change and try new ideas
  • Proficient with composite techniques for pre-preg and wet layups

 

How to Apply:

If you are a proactive team player with a passion to get Australia to space and a desire to succeed, please apply now by clicking the apply button and including your resume and cover letter or head to our website: CAREER | Gilmour Space Technologies | Rocket launch provider (gspacetech.com)

Gilmour Space Technologies is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members.