Mechanical Technician I

Manufacturing · Boulder, Colorado
Department Manufacturing
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.

 

Purpose: The Mechanical Technician I will be responsible for the assembly of precise mechanical components for space flight use.


Title: Mechanical Technician I

Position Type: Full Time

Pay Range: $22.00 - $30.00/hr

(Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.)

Location: 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 minimum 5% 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 and drinks


Job Responsibilities:

  • Read, understand and execute work instructions to build simple mechanical assemblies.
  • Verify final built configuration of assemblies match engineering detailed in the work instructions and assembly drawing.
  • Identify non-conforming parts during the build process by referencing engineering documentation.
  • Take ownership and maintain build documentation for assemblies being built. Including filling out work instructions, non-conformance reports and logging time against the applicable work order.
  • Be willing to cross train in multiple areas of specialty.
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications/Education:

  • 0-3 years of experience needed in mechanical assembly.
  • Technical school degree and certification for technicians; license as required by state
  • MUST have experience performing light mechanical assembly
  • Ability to read and work to engineering documentation
  • Excellent manual dexterity, ability to handle small parts
  • Possess strong problem solving and communication abilities
  • Familiarity with small tools used for hand held assembly
  • High standard of workmanship is a must


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, filing 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. 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 Melissa Po at 720-450-8252 or HR@bluecanyontech.com.


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