Job Description

All Orbits, All Planets – Join us on our journey

Gilmour Space is the leading Australian rocket company, pioneering next-generation hybrid propulsion technologies for small satellite launch vehicles.

Want to build rockets on the Gold Coast? We’re recruiting for an Avionics Technician to work on our rockets.

Why you should join our mission:

You will be joining a team that is working together to achieve the unimaginable for human access to space. You will be encouraged to reach your highest potential through continuous learning and embracing change. This role also offers:

  • Unique opportunity to join a rocket company based on the Gold Coast, Australia
  • Experience the buzz of working and contributing towards a rocket launch- Join the team now to be onboard in time for our launch date
  • Work in a passionate, vibrant and welcoming team that’s driven by its culture that emphasizes safety and conducts initiatives such as team BBQs
  • Expand your skills and knowledge into the innovative aerospace industry
  • Easy access from the M1

How you will contribute to our mission in getting Australia to space:

The below is designed to give you an idea of the role you will play. There will be many more exciting and innovative things to do.

  • Electronic / Electrical Assembly
  • System modification and installation of electrical / avionics systems
  • Harness manufacturing
  • High level soldering skills to a PCB level
  • Electrical circuit Fault finding and diagnosis
  • Work closely with Engineers to assemble prototype products based on schematic diagrams; accurately mark changes when instructions vary and report changes
  • Conduct and record product tests and diagnostic activities to support the production process
  • Mechanical enclosure / component assembly
  • Ensure all parts meet quality standards
  • Use of power tools
  • Manual handling
  • Work with the Human Resources team to grow the Gilmour Space team as required
  • Other duties as requested by Management

Skills and Experience:

Mandatory Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Certificate IV in Aeroskills – Avionics or Certificate IV in Electronics and Communications
  • 5+ years of experience in a high reliability and quality manufacturing operating environment, ideally within the space / aerospace industry
  • Extensive knowledge of avionics and electrical systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent time management, interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Have a passion for advancing the commercial space industry

Desired Qualifications, Skills and Experience

We recognise you may not meet all of the below, but don’t let that deter you. We are always looking for hard workers to join our team, so what are you waiting for? Let’s send Australia to space!

  • Knowledge of temperature, pressure, and flow measurement devices, mechanical and electrical systems, and propulsion systems
  • Skill in operating and manipulating machinery with great manual dexterity
  • Experience with forklifts, cranes, and heavy equipment
  • Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written) with Engineering and Production
  • High level soldering skills to a PCB level
  • Ability to rapidly change roles/responsibilities while working in a high-paced, challenging work environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Capable of obtaining and maintaining an Australian Government NV Level 1 Security Clearance

How to Apply:

If you are a proactive team player with a passion to get Australia to space and a desire to succeed, please apply now by clicking the apply button and including your resume and cover letter or head to our website: CAREER | Gilmour Space Technologies | Rocket launch provider ( 

Gilmour Space Technologies is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all positions.