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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Technician IV - Environmental Stress Screening in Westminster, Colorado

Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, 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 Ball Aerospace Career Site or connect with us on LinkedIn , Facebook , Twitter or Instagram .

The Operations Strategic Support Unit plays a fundamental role in enabling efficient business and program execution – from technologies and investments to supply chain, manufacturing and test operations, facilities management, and information technology services.

Technician IV– Environmental Stress Screening

The ESS Technician IV will support the operational needs of production and developmental environmental stress screening for the Tactical Solutions Business Unit located at the Aerospace Manufacturing Center (AMC) facility. You will work in the Environmental Stress Screening Test Operations Lab in a team-oriented atmosphere with technicians and engineers.

What You’ll Do:

  • Work in the ESS lab running vibration and thermal test profiles per customer requirements.

  • Process hardware of a developmental, prototype, or critical nature.

  • Troubleshoot hardware or assemblies; check and modify chambers or fixtures.

  • Conduct tests; monitor, analyze, reduce, and record data. Perform mathematical calculations

  • Maintain electronic build records, required data logs, records, and reports in accordance with BATC policies and procedures, and government regulations.

  • Implement EHS processes and procedures; recognize safety hazards, including hazardous materials, and pursue corrective action when necessary.

  • Demonstrate effective communication and regular interaction with management, customers, and internal / external auditors.

  • Completing tasks and communicating effectively, both orally and written, within environmental test work centers.

  • Deliver work with a keen attention to cost and schedule.

  • 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 8 or more years of related experience or a related 2-year technical degree and 6 or more years of related experience.

  • 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.

  • Willingness to obtain a security clearance is required.

  • Have a working knowledge of thermal and vibration instrumentation including accelerometers, charge amplifiers, signal conditioners, force sensors, oscilloscopes, TRMS voltmeters, and low/high pass filters.

  • Familiarity with digital vibration and thermal control systems.

  • Good mechanical aptitude, with solid dexterity and hand/eye coordination to work with hand tools.

  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft office (Word, Excel) and basic knowledge of databases are needed.

  • Basic Mechanical, Electrical and/or Aerospace knowledge is required.

  • Must be a self-starter, ambitious, and a conscientious individual with a very high attention to detail.

  • Must enjoy working in a process-controlled environment. Capable of executing to technical process specifications, procedures and standards.

  • General understanding of calibrated equipment is preferred.

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and work with heavy equipment, tooling and fixtures.

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

A current DoD clearance and/or SCI access with Polygraph is not required to be eligible for this position, however applicant must be willing and eligible for submission within 60-90 days after an offer is accepted and must be able to maintain the applicable clearance/access. By applying to this position, you are agreeing to complete a National Security Clearance Pre-Screen Questionnaire to evaluate your general ability to obtain the required security clearance or government customer access associated with this position.

Relocation for this position is available.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • HIRING SALARY RANGE: $25.96 - $35.10 per hour (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.)

  • This position includes a competitive benefits package. Click here ( to learn more.


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.

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