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Team Lead - Ground Systems Electrical, Auckland

Last update 2024-05-22
Expires 2024-05-21
ID #2111815570
Team Lead - Ground Systems Electrical, Auckland
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified April 11, 2024


Team Lead - Ground Systems Electrical (5796405003)

Mount Wellington, Auckland, New Zealand


Rocket Lab is a global leader in launch and space systems. The rockets and satellites we build and launch enable some of the most ambitious and vital space missions globally, supporting scientific exploration, Earth observation and missions to combat climate change, national security, and exciting new technology demonstrations.

Our Electron rocket has provided reliable access to orbit since 2018, becoming one of the most frequently launched rockets in the world. Neutron will be our next rocket on the launch pad, an advanced 13-tonne payload class, reusable rocket to launch the mega constellations of the future. Our space systems business includes our extensive line of satellites and components that have enabled more than 1,700 missions including the James Webb Space Telescope, NASA Psyche Mission, Artemis I, Mars Ingenuity helicopter, and more.

About the role
As a Lead Engineer for the Electrical team in our Ground Systems Engineering team, you will be responsible for the design, build, testing and commissioning of our launch and test facilities globally.
As a leader at Rocket Lab, you will the subject matter expert, technical decision maker, and team leader. Working with the GSE Manager you will prioritize your team’s workload to meet project deliverables and deadlines. You will be responsible for your team’s professional development and performance management.
Essential skills
Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or other engineering discipline.
6+ years of relevant industry experience in electrical power system design, control system design and instrumentation selection.
1+ years’ experience in engineering management, team management project management or similar.
Experience creating electrical and control drawings with CAD software, use of EPLAN is desirable.
Desired Skills
Knowledge of hazardous area classification and equipment selection.
Experience applying NASA, ASME, ASTM, IEC, NFPA or AS/NZS standards. - A/NZS is essential.
Hands on experience (in the field).
Rocket Lab Employee Benefits
The opportunity to work on innovative and ground breaking technology
An employee stock purchase program
Access to world leading experts to develop your career
Unlimited barista coffee, fruit, and snacks
Discounted health insurance with Southern Cross
Additional parental leave entitlements
A vibrant team culture with social activities throughout the year
If the above sounds like you




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 ITAR Regulations.


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Team lead - ground systems electrical

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