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Electronic Technician I

Company:  Ball Aerospace
Location: 

Albuquerque, NM, US, 87106

Date:  Sep 19, 2022
Job Category:  Engineering/ Technical
Req. ID:  18298

Ball Aerospace is powered by endlessly curious people who promote a sense of belonging and equality with an unwavering mission focus. We pioneer discoveries that enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most. What’s more, our company balances listening to experiences, providing feedback, and partnership at all levels to create a more inclusive environment. Our team members are able to fully invest in the work that they do, bringing dynamic thinking and energy to Ball Aerospace.

 

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 Advanced Technology & Information Solutions Strategic Business Unit provides scientific, engineering and other experts that work with our customers to solve their hardest problems and advance state-of-the-art technology.  Our data solutions professionals deliver enterprise processing, analytics, exploitation and management, as well as information technology hardware that provide actionable information for warfighters and decision makers.  In addition, our subject matter experts provide world-class technology and operational insight that help organizations advance the boundaries of knowledge and accomplish their missions. 

 

Ball Aerospace’s Albuquerque, New Mexico office is a key provider of science and technology services to the Air Force Research Laboratory and other government research and development organizations. Our multi-discipline staff provides a broad range of scientific and engineering services, including: technology development; diagnostic development; highly-controlled laboratory measurements; field experiments and demonstrations; technology assessments; modeling and simulations; and analyses. We are seeking additional qualified professionals to join our science and technology-oriented organization.

 

Go to https://vimeo.com/489601451 and learn more about Ball Aerospace in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

 

Electronic Technician I

 

Perform a variety of technical assignments requiring knowledge of engineering, science, or other technical applications.  Assist and support engineering and manufacturing, in the development, assembly, and test of a wide variety of company products and systems.  Duties are typically more task oriented (versus responsibility oriented), performed with oversight and prioritization by an engineer, supervisor, or lead, and tend to be consistent in content during day-to-day operations.

 

What You’ll Do:

 

  • Based on assignment, employee may perform the following functions:
  • Operate and program Surface Mount Technology (SMT) equipment to build electrical assemblies.
  • Perform inventory control on productions items such as creating stock identification, running BOM availability reports, and kiting projects, as required.
  • Inspect incoming or production materials or articles for conformance to engineering drawings, schematics, and specifications; process standards and specifications; and production or process plans.
  • Create and maintain inspection reports, as required.
  • Apply/enforce/comprehend accept/reject criteria and revision status from engineering drawings, MIL-specs, screening specs, or process certification training.
  • Build or process hardware of a developmental, prototype, or critical nature.
  • Operate equipment in support of building or processing hardware such as oscilloscopes, microscopes, network analyzers, etc.  
  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment, as required.
  • Troubleshoot hardware or assemblies; check and modify chambers or fixtures.
  • Conduct tests; monitor, analyze, reduce, and record data. Perform mathematical calculations.
  • Assist in the development or preparation of schematics, designs, and specifications.
  • May provide detailed written input for design reviews, proposals, specifications, work standards, and business processes. 
  • Read, comprehend, and execute technical process specifications, procedures, and standards.
  • Maintain required electronic build records and process logs, records, and reports in accordance with BATC policies/procedures and government regulations.
  • Implement EHS processes and procedures; recognize safety hazards, including hazardous materials, and pursue corrective action when necessary.
  • May make continuous improvement suggestions and participate in initiatives to improve productivity and process efficiency.
  • Lead, train, and coordinate work schedules, priorities, and tasks of other technicians.
  • Operate company owned vehicles as required.
  • Maintain valid driver’s license and good motor vehicle record.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Capabilities 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 1 year or more related experience or a related 2-year technical degree.
  • 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.

 

Off-Site Work Environment: This position may be performed remotely, typically at the employee’s home, and may require periodic work at a specified Ball location. Travel/commute to various Ball and/or customer locations at times when not “home based” may be required.

 

Working Conditions:

 

  • Ball Aerospace is a drug-free workplace, which is imperative to the health and safety of all employees and is required as a condition of receiving contracts from federal agencies.  Please remember that regardless of the legalization of marijuana in Colorado and other states, possession and use continues to be illegal under the federal Controlled Substances Act.  This includes the use of some CBD products.  A post-offer, pre-employment drug test is a condition of employment.
  • Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, cleanroom, or production floor. 

 

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: $20.19 - $27.16 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. For details, copy and paste https://bit.ly/3pNSnxv into your browser or visit our careers site.

 

US CITIZENSHIP IS REQUIRED

 

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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Nearest Major Market: Albuquerque

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