Machinist Prototype (668462)

Ball Aerospace - Boulder, CO

Who We Are:
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.

Machinist Prototype

What you'll do:
Apply advanced knowledge and skills in area of specialization. May adapt procedures, techniques, tools, materials, and/or equipment to meet special needs. Substantial level of competencies in one or more areas of specialization.
Setup and operate engine lathes for turning, facing, drilling, boring and thread cutting to precision (less than 0.001) tolerances.
Setup and operate vertical milling machines to mill, drill, bore, precision parts with basic setups to (less than 0.001) tolerances.
Capable of using programming software (Master CAM) to support the operation of CNC machines.
Design and fabricate basic holding fixtures.
Use basic inspection equipment to check parts per ANSI Y14.5.
Review and interpret electronic build documents for machining requirements.
Maintain required electronic build records and process logs, records, and reports in accordance with Ball Aerospace policies/procedures and government regulations.
May make suggestions relating to the machining and fabrication of intricate complex hardware.
May develop feed and speed information for new materials and new types of cutting tools.
Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Unit/Strategic Support Unit and the Company. Interact appropriately with others 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.
Experience in a prototype machinist environment preferred.
Basic operation of computers.
Must be able to effectively participate in a team environment with members from all disciplines.
CNC milling experience is a plus
Future security clearance may be needed
Ability to support work on Boulder and Broomfield campuses.

Working Conditions:
Work is performed in a machine shop.
Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.

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.