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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Harness Technician III (670180) in Westminster, Colorado

Job Title:

Harness Technician III (670180)

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CO - Westminster

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Who We Are:

Ball Aerospace pioneers discoveries that enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most. We create innovative space solutions, enable more accurate weather forecasts, drive insightful observations of our planet, deliver actionable data and intelligence, and ensure those who defend our freedom go forward bravely and return home safely. For more information, visit, Facebook or Twitter.


Harness Technician III

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 complex harness repair operations as needed.

  • Additional support to PWB assembly may be required, including, but not limited to, hand soldering of electronic components and assistance with automated assembly equipment.

  • 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 plus 6 years or more related experience or a related 2-year technical degree and 4 years or more related experience.

  • Each higher-level related degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Two years of related experience may be substituted for each year of education. 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

  • Competencies in soldering, crimping, shield termination as well as complex cable rework / repair operations

  • Ability to perform operations on very small wire gauges under a microscope

  • Able to use handheld testing equipment (ex. DMM) to verify harness construction

  • Know connector care, mating, de-mating, cleaning, identification, and inspection

  • 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 and flow bench and experience working with critical Flight hardware is preferred, applicant selected will be required to cross-train with other tasks across the organization

  • 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

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of program personnel and management

  • Able to use Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office (including Excel, Outlook, and Word)

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an office, clean room, laboratory, manufacturing floor or machine shop environment.

  • Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.


Relocation for this position is NOT Available

EEO Statement:


Ball Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.