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.

Learn the art of machining supported by the industry recognised pathway and from some of the best in arena of machining (Milling and Turning) here in Australia. Increasing and generating your knowledge within machining, you will support the production team to ensure the smooth running of the manufacturing department. Document and communicate across all stakeholders in an efficient and timely manner whilst adhering to Gilmour Space policies and procedures. You will have a desire to learn, an eye for detail and an acceptance of listening to more experienced and knowledgeable people to further your own understanding of machining.

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.

  • Attend training provider on designated days and ensure that apprenticeship documentation is to the best possible standard against the relevant deadlines
  • Interpret technical drawings and execute to tasks
  • Apply learnings to tasks allocated
  • Fabricate and assemble hardware / tooling as needed as per experience allows
  • Hands on operations with both large and small fragile assemblies
  • Use various equipment and mechanical tools
  • Assist with the operate and maintain hardware
  • Follow good manufacturing practice whilst providing ongoing maintenance and organization of toolroom equipment
  • Supporting other manufacturing tasks as dictated by the needs of the business
  • Abide by company safety & quality processes and procedures
  • Other duties as requested by Management

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!

  • Desire to complete a Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade (Machining)
  • Experience working on projects/hobbies, using power, hand and calibrated tools.
  • Enjoy working with your hands to deliver quality results
  • A genuine interest in Mechanical related activities
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team to complete tasks
  • Strong mathematical and mechanical aptitude
  • Willingness to listen, learn, and follow instructions
  • Desire and willingness to assist other team members in the general day to day running of the department.
  • NV1 Security Clearance eligible preferred

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.