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

PROPULSION ELECTRONICS ENGINEER

Reports to: 

Propulsion Section Lead

Job Summary:

The team member in this position will focus on the design of PCB's and other electronic components of HPR's in-house propulsion systems, drawing knowledge from theory and practice to design critical components.

The position has a digital logic focus, working with a range of sensors and actuators to Implement electronic solutions to a range of propulsion system challenges.

Responsibilities:
  • Work within the propulsion team to design, build and test critical electronic subsystems, including:

    • Valving and ignition control systems

    • Pressure transducers and thermocouples

    • Data logging

    • Ground support equipment

  • Research and develop circuit boards utilising digital microprocessors to control propulsion system elements

  • Accurately document work completed for reports and team archives

  • Conduct operation of propulsion electronic equipment on flight days

  • Share ideas with other team members to grow the sections potential

Favourable Experience/Skills
  • Circuit or PCB design

  • Experience in embedded systems

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

  • Part manufacturing

  • Fundamental Thermodynamic and Aerodynamic theory

  • Rocket Propulsion Systems

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

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Ability to stick to deadlines

  • Availability on weekends to attend launches

  • Passionate about space and rocketry!

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