Deburring Technician (2nd Shift)

California|Huntington Beach, United States (USA), Rocket Lab [2934037]

Field(s) of expertise
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Job type


As a Deburring Technician for Rocket Lab you will be finishing additive manufactured parts used to build Rutherford. The innovative electric turbo-pump rocket engine powering Electron.


  • Required Skills & Experience:
    • 3+ years of experience in part finishing (machined, cast, forged or printed).
    • Excellent attention to detail and time management skills.
    • High-level of manual dexterity skills and hand-eye coordination.
    • Able to maintain a clean, safe and efficient work area.
  • Preferred Skills & Experience:
    • Experience with additive manufacturing or investment casting.
    • Experience with high strength steels and Inconel alloys.
    • Knowledgeable in part QA processes and dye penetrant testing.
    • Knowledgeable in TIG, laser and electron beam welding.

Additional Information: Initial training will run 4 to 8 weeks and be held on the first shift. First shift hours (training period): 6:00 am – 4:00 pm. Second shift hours (after training period): 3:30 pm to 2:00 pm.

Important Information: To conform to US Government space technology export regulations, applicants must be a US citizen, lawful permanent resident of the US, protected individual as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorization from the US Department of State.

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