Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Materials & Process Technician I (660776) 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 I – M&P;

Work in a high paced laboratory service environment supporting various aspects of a multi-disciplined chemical/physical testing laboratory organization. This laboratory position supports the manufacture and development of antennas used in commercial and military applications.

What You’ll Do:

  • Measure material properties under tension and compression loads to support production and R&D; efforts.
  • Assist in adhesive bonding development activities using film and liquid adhesives, autoclaves and other high pressure equipment.
  • Perform density and other physical properties of materials.
  • Assist in preparation of metallurgical samples for microscopic examination.
  • Sample hardware and materials for molecular and particulate species for quantification and identification.
  • Support general laboratory activities.
  • 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 is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform any and all tasks in Ball Aerospace Technician Requirements.
  • Proven interpersonal skills and work well as a team player.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and listening communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with typical chemicals and equipment used in a chemical and physical testing laboratory.
  • Demonstrated strong mathematic skills such as calculate area and volume of geometric shapes.
  • Mechanical aptitude with adept fine motor skills.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • Willingness and ability to obtain a security clearance, if required.
  • 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.
  • 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 degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu 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.

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 non-Ball locations may be required.

Security Clearance:

Successful applicant for this position must be eligible to obtain a DoD clearance. A current DoD clearance is not required to be eligible for this position, however the successful applicant will be required to obtain a DoD clearance within a reasonable time after the offer is extended and must be able to maintain the applicable clearance. * US Citizenship is Required


Relocation for this position is NOT Available

EEO Statement:


Equal Opportunity Employer

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