Sr. Test Technician (2nd Shift)

Test Engineering · Lafayette, Colorado
Department Test Engineering
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. 

Title: Senior Test Technician

Position Type: Full Time

Pay Range: $32-$40 per hour (Differential pay is available for second shift)

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

Location: Lafayette, CO


Monday – Friday, start times range from 2:00pm – 10:00pm (subject to change)


  • 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.

Position Purpose:  The Senior Test Technician has the responsibility for supporting test engineering tasks associated with the development, qualification, and acceptance testing efforts of spacecraft systems. This technician would be working in a team environment, sometimes with remote team members, engaging in test and support of flight and non-flight spacecraft electronics. The Test Technician will be expected to execute tests using aerospace standard approaches.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Assist test engineers with integration and test of spacecraft systems and/or ground support equipment
  • Execute test procedures
  • May include personnel management responsibilities
  • Use test and measurement equipment to test and troubleshoot hardware
  • Document non-conformances and/or test errors as they occur during execution of tests
  • Maintain required test engineering logs and records
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others to maintain a positive and productive work environment
  • Perform other duties as necessary

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience performing board and/or subsystem level handling and testing of electronics and hardware
  • Experience with executing manual and/or automated test procedures
  • Ability to work independently with some direction and to be a self-starter
  • Experience with spacecraft level system integration and test
  • Confidence in a lab environment
  • Experience with test instrumentation/test rack design
  • 7-12 years of experience in Aerospace or Electronics Test or related field
  • Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education

Working Conditions

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. This job operates in a professional laboratory environment in a manufacturing company. This role uses standard laboratory and manufacturing equipment such as computers, electronics test equipment, and associated office equipment. 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.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

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.  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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  • Location
    Lafayette, Colorado
  • Department
    Test Engineering
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience