Thermal Facilities Technician

Test · Lafayette, Colorado
Department Test
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Blue Canyon Technologies (BCT) is leading the way in the New Space revolution!  Our state-of-the-art systems are currently on missions from low Earth orbit to the Moon, near earth asteroids, and to Mars.  We create high-reliability spacecraft with significantly greater performance, much smaller size and at a fraction of the cost of traditional space systems.  We are involved in a wide range of projects for academic, commercial, and government applications.  Join our innovative and dynamic company, as we build the small spacecraft of the future.  


Blue Canyon Technologies is looking for a Thermal Facilities Technician with expertise in facility setup, maintenance, upkeep, and design. This technician would be working in a team environment, sometimes with remote team members, engaging in test and support of flight spacecraft electronics. Development work will span test procedure development, writing automated test scripts, test equipment design, and executing tests using aerospace standard approaches.


Title: Thermal Facilities Technician

Position Type: Full Time-non-exempt

Pay Range: $22.00 - $38.00 (salary to be determined by education, experience, knowledge and skills)

Location: Lafayette, CO / Boulder, CO

Benefits:

  • 100% company paid health, dental and vision benefits for you and your dependents effective the first of the month following hire date
  • Life insurance
  • 401k (matching 4% with a 6% contribution
  • Generous PTO (3 weeks of vacation + 3 floating holidays, 2 weeks of sick time, 7 paid holidays throughout the year) and parental leave
  • Break rooms stocked with snacks, drinks, expresso machines and ping pong tables.


Desired Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical / Aerospace Engineering or similar.
  • Experience operating thermal chambers and thermal vacuum chambers
  • Experience configuring and calibrating thermal equipment and sensors
  • Experience troubleshooting issues with thermal test equipment and sensors
  • Experience designing test equipment to be used in conjunction with thermal test (NI DAQ modules, relays, switches, valves, pressure sensors, etc.)
  • Experience with writing and executing procedures and / or checklists.
  • Ability to work closely with engineering teams
  • Ability to work independently with some direction and to be a self-starter.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills.


Required Education & Experience


  • Associates degree in Engineering, Physics, or similar
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience. Salary commensurate with experience, with excellent benefits


Working conditions


This job operates in a professional office environment, but in a manufacturing company. Work is primarily conducted in an ESD / cleanroom environment.


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 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.


*All employees of BCT possessing or attempting to gain government clearance will be required to successfully pass a drug test.


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. Blue Canyon Technologies is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact Cathy Juntunen at 720-450-8252 or HR@bluecanyontech.com.


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  • Location
    Lafayette, Colorado
  • Department
    Test
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level