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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Associate RF Range Engineer (666745) in Westminster, Colorado

Job Title:

Associate RF Range Engineer (666745)

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CO - Westminster

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Range Engineer

This engineer position will have antenna range measurements as its area of expertise and leadership.

What You’ll Do:

  • Apply technical knowledge in electrical engineering, RF engineering and RF electronics to antenna measurement challenges.

  • Document and create reports for the configuration and processes of the ranges.

  • Present technical information including reports and presentations to senior staff.

  • Advise on the technical aspects of maintenance, repair and upgrade projects.

  • Research and develop technical solutions to problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.

  • Provide training and guidance to technicians on techniques and processes used to measure antennas.

  • Prevent the use of measurement techniques that pose a safety hazard to personnel, or a significant risk of damage to hardware or range equipment.

  • 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:

  • BS degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required

  • Each higher-level related degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of related 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.

  • Competency and demonstrated success in core electrical engineering, RF antenna and RF electronics skills.

  • Capability of interfacing and communicating effectively with co-workers at all levels.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • A current security clearance is required.

Working Conditions:

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

  • May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.

  • May access other facilities in various weather conditions.

  • Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.

Security Clearance:

Successful applicant for this position must be eligible to obtain a DoD clearance or government customer access to classified/sensitive material. 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 or government customer access within a reasonable time after the offer is extended and must be able to maintain the applicable clearance. *US Citizenship is Required. By applying to this position you are agreeing to complete a National Security Clearance Pre-Screen Questionnaire, if one is required, 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

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.