Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Technician II-Harness & Wiring (HPC) (665054) in Westminster, 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.


Technician II - Production

What you’ll do:

  • Fabricate highly reliable aerospace harnesses for Flight and non-Flight applications.
  • Day to day responsibilities include executing standards, practices, and procedures to meet product / program requirements.
  • Operations include soldering, crimping, shield terminations, encapsulation and harness repair operations as needed. Additional support to PWB assembly may be required, including, but not limited to, hand soldering of electronic and electrical components.
  • 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 4 or more years of related experience, or a two-year technical degree with 2 or more years.
  • 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.
  • Must know how to read and interpret drawings, schematics, and complex assembly instructions in order to fabricate harnesses
  • Ability to effectively solder, crimp and terminate shields a plus
  • Ability to perform operations on very small wire gauges under a microscope for extended periods
  • Able to use handheld testing equipment (ex. DMM) to verify harness construction
  • Must be able to obtain or be currently certified to: Workmanship Requirements for Electronics and Cable Assemblies in accordance with IPC J-STD-001, IPC J-STD-001 Space Addendum, IPC/WHMA-A-620, and NASA-STD-8739.4; Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) in accordance with ANSI S20.20; and Polymerics use and application
  • Aerospace, clean room, flow bench and experience working with critical Flight hardware a plus
  • Able to work complex processes efficiently with little supervision
  • Able to work in a lab/production environment majority of the time
  • Able to establish and maintain good working relationship with other disciplines
  • Maintain a consistent work schedule, with potential overtime/weekend work as required
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of program personnel and management
  • Must be able to use Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office (including Excel, Outlook, and Word)
  • PWB assembly experience a plus

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, clean room or manufacturing 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: Technician II-Harness & Wiring (HPC) (665054)

Job ID: 665054

Location: CO - Westminster

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular