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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Senior Technician - Miniaturized Mechanical Assembly (667781) in Greenbelt, Maryland

Job Title:

Senior Technician - Miniaturized Mechanical Assembly (667781)

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MD - Greenbelt

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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.


Senior Technician - Miniaturized Mechanical Assembly

What you’ll do:

  • Perform detailed assembly of miniaturized mechanical parts for laboratory and spaceflight mass spectrometers, as well as other instruments.

  • Most assembly performed under cleanroom conditions.

  • Work independently without supervision.

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

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity for the assembly of high precision miniature components.

  • Exceptional organization skills and practices, such as parts tracking and adherence to quality control procedures, are needed.

  • A demonstrated ability to assemble small and complex parts is desired.

  • A background as a mechanical engineering technician with experience in machining and using spot-welder, microscopes, inspection systems, and assembly tools is required.

  • Knowledge of vacuum technology, chemical cleaning procedures, and small machining equipment is preferred.

  • A basic understanding of physics and electrical principles is preferred.

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, clean room, or production floor.

  • 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.