Black Sky Aerospace

Machine Shop Technician

About Us

Black Sky Aerospace (BSA) is the leading Australian rocket launch company, providing innovative sovereign capability across the space and defence domains. Black Sky Aerospace designs, manufactures, tests, and operates sub-orbital sounding rockets across its Queensland-based facilities and launch ranges. Our technology enabled the first commercial launch in Australia, and we are now expanding our team to scale our operations to new heights. 

Job Description

As a Machine Shop Technician, you will be responsible for: 

  • Assisting the Production Manager in a variety of manufacturing tasks
  • Manufacturing components to engineering specifications
  • Tracking, recording, and documenting of work orders
  • Maintaining a high level of workshop safety
  • Material inventory management
  • Tool upkeep and management
  • Maintaining a clean and tidy work environment

Why Work with Us?

  • Work in a fast-paced environment
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Rockets are exhilarating! BSA perform regular launches from our range of sub-orbital launch sites
  • Work with a dynamic team, pushing the limits across a range of engineering disciplines
  • Gain experience in a wide range of skills

Criteria – Required

  • Experience in a similar role
  • Familiarity with the safe use of hand and power tools
  • Ability to obtain a National Security Clearance. This requires candidates to be Australian citizens
  • General fabrication skills

Criteria – Desired

  • Experience with lathe operations, welding, or composites manufacturing
  • Experience working with international standards, such as ISO 9001, AS9100, and ASME Y14.5

How To Apply

If you’re interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected] or apply below.