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Blue Canyon Technologies

Polymerics Technician I

Manufacturing · Boulder, Colorado
Department Manufacturing
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Blue Canyon Technologies is a leading provider of turnkey small satellite solutions, including nanosatellites, microsatellites, and ESPA-class. We specialize in precision pointing platforms based upon our high-performance attitude determination and control components. BCT’s highly experienced staff has developed low-cost, flight-proven, high-performance, high-reliability spacecraft systems and components that enable a wide range of missions for academic, commercial, and government applications. Our state-of-the-art spacecraft and subsystems are supporting LEO, GEO, Lunar, and interplanetary missions.

 Blue Canyon Technologies is looking for a Polymerics Technician to join our growing team.  This is a full-time position with excellent company paid benefits. Blue Canyon Technologies offers company paid health, dental and vision benefits (for you and your dependents), generous PTO and 401 k programs.

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Handle, mix and freeze epoxies, staking compounds and solvents
  • Apply staking compounds to stake electronic components on PWA/PWB’s
  • Apply conformal coat on to complex electronic assemblies on PWA/PWB’s
  • Ability to interpret and work to engineering drawings
  • Ability to use magnification aids (microscopes, eye loupes, etc.)
  • Work on small precision assemblies, work with small tools underneath a microscope, handle delicate parts
  • Identify non-conforming parts or workmanship during the staking and coating process
  • Maintain lab cleanliness, inventory materials and order as required
  • Collect and record process data, maintain Assembly instructions
  • Monitor work area to ensure compliance with standards and specifications
  • Perform other duties assisting with polymerics as required by management
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the Production Department
  • Work with engineers to troubleshoot and solve technical issues
  • Cross train in multiple areas of specialty
  • Provide input for continuous process improvement, develop more refined ways of assembling parts and products
  • Perform tasks with a high level of integrity
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Excellent manual dexterity, ability to handle small parts
  • Possess strong problem solving and communication abilities
  • Familiarity with small tools used for handheld assembly
  • High standard workmanship is a must
  • Preferred Proficient and/or certified to the NASA 8739.1 STD/IPC J-STD-001FS
  • 0 – 5 years’ experience working in an aerospace production environment

Education:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Each higher-level related degree, i.e., Bachelor’s or Master’s, may substitute for two years of related experience. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.

Working Conditions:
This job operates in a professional laboratory environment in a manufacturing company.  This role uses standard laboratory and manufacturing equipment such as, microscopes, and various hand-held tools. This job operates in a professional office environment, but in a manufacturing company. This role uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, scanners, filling cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time, use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, bend, reach, and walk. The position requires some light physical effort. This would require the ability to lift or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities are required by this job which includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

 

Blue Canyon Technologies is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other protected factor.

 

 

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  • Location
    Boulder, Colorado
  • Department
    Manufacturing
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level