Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Electronic Technician IV (662367) in Boulder, Colorado

Who We Are:

Ball Aerospace leads the way in designing, developing and manufacturing innovative aerospace systems. We take on some of the most complex and exciting challenges in the universe--from space and Earth science to national security and intelligence programs.

We produce spacecraft, instruments and sensors, RF and microwave technologies, data exploitation solutions, and a variety of advanced aerospace technologies and products. In addition, we pioneered the development of the commercial remote sensing market, producing spacecraft and imaging systems that helped spawn a market-driven demand for imagery.

Our success is built on more than products or systems. Our team of more than 3,000 engineers, scientists, technicians and support staff drives all the achievements at Ball Aerospace. Whether contributing to a better understanding of the universe or helping keep our nation safe, our people bring their diverse backgrounds, perspectives and skills together to achieve a common mission.


Electronic Technician IV

What You’ll Do:

  • Fabricate test cables and assemble STE/GSE.
  • Perform certification of STE/GSE and perform board level electronic testing using test procedures.
  • Proficient at using test instruments such as DMM’s, oscilloscopes, and operating Lab view based GUI software for testing required.
  • Execute standards, practices, procedures, and product/program requirements for electronics hardware testing.
  • 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 in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

What You’ll Need:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and 8 or more years of related experience, or a two-year technical degree with 6 or more years of relevant experience.
  • Excellent handling skills for testing STE/GSE, and board testing required.
  • High degree of experience as a test conductor testing flight hardware while exercising the proper protocols for ESD and safety.
  • Ability to read and follow complex schematics, assembly drawings, and execute test procedures.
  • Detail theoretical knowledge and understanding of electrical, digital, analog, power, and FPGA electronics.
  • Expert skills at the fabrications and assembly of GSE test sets, STE racks, and J-STD solder of cable assemblies.
  • Ability to test and troubleshoot down to the component level is required.
  • Competent at operating DMM’s, digital oscilloscopes, functional generators, and programmable power supplies.
  • Demonstrate a good working knowledge of Microsoft operating system (Windows 7) and MS Office suites Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Google searches of data sheets.
  • Willingness to learn Ball process software tools like Agile and Velocity.
  • Ability to pass and maintain in house certifications, and J-STD workmanship standards. Complete significant test certification tasks and testing with little supervision.
  • Demonstrate a good working relationship with other disciplines. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of program personnel and management is required.
  • In addition to the typical educational and experience requirements, a demonstrated capability to adequately perform the essential functions and responsibilities of the position and exhibit the skills and competencies of the grade level should be considered. 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:

  • Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, clean room, or production floor.
  • Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.


Relocation for this position is Available

EEO Statement:


Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans.

Job Title: Electronic Technician IV (662367)

Job ID: 662367

Location: CO - Boulder

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular