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Vacancies at Rocket Lab

Rocket Lab has created a legacy of excellence by developing innovative solutions to ambitious aerospace problems for the likes of DARPA and other technically demanding customers. Now fully funded by major Silicon Valley venture capital funds, Rocket Lab is focused on redefining how the world accesses space by building Electron; a revolutionary launch system designed to meet the launch requirements of the rapidly expanding small satellite market.

Known in the industry for rapidly developing cost effective solutions from the ground up, Rocket Lab believes in giving highly skilled engineers ownership of complex aerospace systems from start to finish. This ethos offers engineers the satisfaction of moving from the conceptualization and design phase through to hands on work; building, testing and ultimately flying their creations.

Rocket Lab currently has the following vacancies – please download for full details of each position.

Composite Apprentice
Composite Builder
Composite Laminator

Industrial Fibreglass Solutions, TImaru seeks skilled staff
Industrial Fibreglass Solutions are looking for skilled fibreglass plastics technicains to join our team based in Timaru. Applicants should have experience in composite/fibreglass product manufacture and or repair.

The ideal applicant should have experience with some or all of the following:
– Gelcoating
– Chopper gun application
– Lamination
– Trimming and finishing fibreglass parts
– Mixings and applying gelcoats/flo-coats
– Fibreglass repairs
– Mold and pattern making
– Vacuum infusion & Vacuum bagging

For those looking to relocate from other centres the Timaru District provides affordable living with a wide range of activities enabling a great work/life balance with minimal commuting time and close proximity to all amenities. Rental prices for a family home currently range from $220 to $400 per week. And current purchase prices for a 3 bedroom permanent material home range from NZ $200,000-$400,000.

Contact Simon Robb @ or 0275 343 150

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Aeromarine seeks applicants for positions in Auckland & Timaru

We invite applications for the following positions based in Auckland or Timaru:

Trade certified Composite Engineers Level 3 & 4
Fibreglass/Composite laminator/finishers
Composite Engineering Apprentices

The applicants should be enthusiastic and motivated with the ability to work well in a team environment.

We are looking for focused and capable people who:

  • Have good skills
    • Excellent work ethic, attention to detail and the ability to work as part of a close knit team
    • Are mature in their work habits.
    • Are reliable and hard working.
    • Has a great attitude and flexible approach to work hours.
    • Are neat, tidy and accurate in work tasks.

Experience with fibreglass manufacture would be a distinct advantage although training will be provided to the right applicants.

Some financial assistance for relocation costs may be available for out of town applicants.

South Canterbury offers excellent lifestyle and recreation opportunities providing our staff with a high standard of living and encouraging then to enjoy a long and successful career with us.

Send applications to:
Aeromarine, PO Box 97694,  Manukau, Auckland  2145