Rocket Lab is a vertically integrated provider of small launch services, satellites, and spacecraft components. Our mission is to open access to space to improve life on Earth. Our team is over 1,500 people strong and we’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.
Life at Rocket Lab
SolAero Technologies is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of highly efficient radiation-hardened solar cells, Coverglass Interconnected Cells (CICs), and solar panels for space power applications. Since 2001, SolAero solar cells or panels have supplied primary power to over 1,000 successful space missions with zero on-orbit failures. Our proven manufacturing capability, technology leadership, and unsurpassed reliability makes SolAero the supplier of choice for demanding space programs.
OPERATOR, PRODUCTION- LEVELS I-IV
SolAero has an immediate need for Operators of all levels for our production team to join a fast-paced, team-oriented manufacturing environment in Albuquerque.
WHAT YOU’LL GET TO DO:
You will be responsible for performing a variety of functions in the production of semiconductor devices, as well as specific process steps in the assembly and test of production units. You may be required to do the following: dispense adhesives, measure and pour chemicals, operate UV curing systems and thermal curing ovens.
This position has multiple shifts available. While you’ll have an assigned shift, the training hours may vary when you start. Certain shifts may qualify for a shift differential on the base pay, depending on the hours and schedule:
This requisition can be hires at an Operator I, Operator II, Operator III or Operator IV level.
YOU’LL BRING THESE QUALIFICATIONS FOR AN OPERATOR I:
YOU’LL BRING THESE QUALIFICATIONS FOR AN OPERATOR II:
YOU’LL BRING THESE QUALIFICATIONS FOR AN OPERATOR III:
YOU’LL BRING THESE QUALIFICATIONS FOR AN OPERATOR IV:
PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:
FOR CANDIDATES SEEKING TO WORK IN US OFFICES ONLY:
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations fromthe U.S Department of State.
Rocket Lab provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment at Rocket Lab, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
FOR CANDIDATES SEEKING TO WORK IN NEW ZEALAND OFFICES ONLY:
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.