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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Technician III - Lubrication Lab (667014) in Boulder, Colorado

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Technician III - Lubrication Lab (667014)

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CO - Boulder

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Technician III – Lubrication Lab

This position is intended to provide cross-functional support across the Manufacturing Process Centers in Boulder Manufacturing shop and service Centers. The primary assignment will be in the lubrication work center; however, cross-training and flexing to the other work centers will be a core responsibility of this position.

What You’ll Do

  • Lubrication:

  • The primary purpose of this position will be to lubricate hardware for subsequent assembly operations; these operations include, but are not limited to:

  • Position requires ability to read and interpret mechanical blue prints to determine surface preparation, masking, and lubrication requirements.

  • Cleaning and lubrication of motors, gearboxes, and disassembly and re-assembly of complex bearings

  • Packaging hardware to maintain critical levels of cleanliness

  • Working in a clean environment, using cleanroom operations best practices

  • Work with solvents, acids and bases, and using personal protective equipment, gloves, and safety glasses is required.

  • Position requires strong attention to detail and compliance to industry, environmental, health and safety standards.

  • Position requires ability to perform work area maintenance activities including area organization, chemical handling and chemical replenishment

  • Support of other Manufacturing Shops, including but not limited to:

  • Metal Finish:

  • Anodizing, chromate conversion coating, etching and passivation. Exact masking standards are required for many of the processes.

  • Critical Clean:

  • Precision cleaning of hardware, assemblies and subassemblies. Stringent post cleaning verification testing is required.

  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the SBU/SSU, 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., 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.

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

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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.