Sr. Mechanical Technician

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

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 Senior Mechanical Technician will be responsible for the assembly of precise mechanical components for space flight use.

Title: Senior Mechanical Technician

Position Type: Full Time

Pay Range: $32.00 - $42.00/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



  • 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 advanced and precise mechanical assemblies.
  • Collaborate and aide in the development of work instructions with the engineering team.
  • Increase efficiency of builds by understands the engineering intent of the final product and make recommendations on the engineering to meet the intent more efficiently.
  • Be a go to resource to trouble shoot non-conforming issues with the intent to find a path forward with the greatest efficiency.
  • 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:

  • Minimum 8 years related experience, or a two-year technical degree and 5 years related experience
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • MUST have experience performing precision mechanical assembly
  • Ability to read and work to engineering documentation
  • Familiarity with tools and techniques used for precision manufacturing and assembly
  • Experience using metrology tools (Micrometers, Calipers, Multi-meters, etc.)
  • Applied knowledge of GD&T (ANSI/ASME Y14.5)
  • 5+ years’ experience working in an aerospace production environment
  • Demonstrated experience leading and mentoring junior technicians
  • Experience using Solidworks and/or Autodesk Fusion 360
  • Excellent manual dexterity, ability to handle small parts
  • Possess strong problem solving and communication abilities
  • 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

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