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Join Our Team

Monash High-Powered Rocketry is a student team dedicated to the design, analysis and construction of high-powered rockets.

PAYLOAD ENGINEER

Reports to: 

Payload Section Lead; HPR Team Lead

Job Summary:

The Payload team is looking for enthusiastic and passionate students to join our team as we design, build and operate experimental payloads to be launched in Monash HPR's rockets.

Responsibilities:
  • Work within the payload team to design, build and test experimental payloads to be flown in our competition rockets

  • Research and develop competition payloads for experimentation and analysis

  • Critical thinking, creativity and analysis of subsystems

  • Accurately document all work completed for technical reports and team archives

  • Operation of payload equipment on flight days

Favourable Experience and Skills*
  • Scientific research and communication (report writing, research, data analysis, etc)

  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) modelling

  • Experience with Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

  • Coding experience (in any of C/C++, Python, Arduino, etc)

  • Circuit or Printed Computer Board (PCB) design

  • Part manufacturing (any of 3D printing, hand tools, soldering, etc)

*Note: these are favourable, experience in all these areas is NOT expected or required. We do provide training/learning opportunities.

Favourable qualities
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Ability to stick to deadlines

  • Availabilities on weekends

  • Passionate about space and rocketry!