Technician III - Production - Cable Fabrication (653145)
Ball Aerospace & Tech Corp - Boulder, CO

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Who We Are:

Ball Aerospace leads the way in designing, developing and manufacturing innovative aerospace systems. We take on some of the most complex and exciting challenges in the universe--from space and Earth science to national security and intelligence programs.

We produce spacecraft, instruments and sensors, RF and microwave technologies, data exploitation solutions, and a variety of advanced aerospace technologies and products. In addition, we pioneered the development of the commercial remote sensing market, producing spacecraft and imaging systems that helped spawn a market-driven demand for imagery.

Our success is built on more than products or systems. Our team of more than 3,000 engineers, scientists, technicians and support staff drives all the achievements at Ball Aerospace. Whether contributing to a better understanding of the universe or helping keep our nation safe, our people bring their diverse backgrounds, perspectives and skills together to achieve a common mission.


Technician III - Production - Cable Fabrication

The Electrical Assembly organization employs highly skilled NASA and J-STD certified technicians who fabricate and process flight and non-flight electronic hardware and harnesses, including Printed Wiring Assemblies, Electromagnetic fabrication, Cable/Harnesses Fabrication, and Cable Test.

The Precision Electronic area used to perform all phases of printed wiring board assembly including soldering, component insertion and installation. Automated and Semiautomatic equipment used at any process steps to provide the consistency and quality of manufactured items and to reduce costs. Capabilities include assembly of electronic boards, boxes, subassemblies, as well as fully integrated top assemblies.

The Cable/Harness fabrication shop capabilities include fabrication and integration cables and harnesses for flight and non-flight applications, as well as high reliability test of subassemblies or complete harnesses.

An Electromagnetic lab specializes in custom flight coil winding and transformers fabrication including in process testing.

What you’ll do:

Day to day responsibilities include executing standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements for cable/harness fabrication. This includes the ability to solder different type and gauges wire, including operation under a microscope, crimping, shielding, and complex cable rework / repair operations as needed.

What you need:

· Must know how to read and interpret drawing and complex assembly instructions for cable fabrication

· Moderate level of competencies in soldering, crimping, shielding as well as complex cable rework / repair operations

· Know connector care, mating, de-mating, cleaning, identification, and inspection

· Able to work complex processes efficiently to completion with no errors and with little supervision

· Ability to perform quality work, while meeting estimated assembly time is required

· Able to demonstrate good working relationship with other disciplines

· Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of program personnel and management is required

· Aerospace, clean room and flow bench experience is preferred. Applicant selected is required to cross-train with other tasks across the organization

· Must be able to pass and maintain in house certifications, NASA 8739.1/2/3 and J-STD workmanship standards

· High School and 6 or more years or two-year technical degree with 2 or more years related experience


Relocation for this position is Available

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V