Electrical Assembler

Boulder, CO
Feb 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

We are currently seeking a highly skilled prototype technician that can work independently to join our team. The ideal person for this job has been working in a production setting for 5+ years performing electrical assembly work and would like to move up to the next level. If you are looking for a company that values your skill set and expertise, offering an excellent work environment and challenging work, then this opportunity is worth looking into.

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) is a world-renowned space science research institute at the University of Colorado at Boulder, with an environment where professionals and students work closely with scientists in designing and building space flight hardware.

Responsibilities and duties include:
  • Responsible for producing high quality electrical flight products (PCBA, cables and harnesses, test fixtures etc.)
  • High attention to detail and ability to maintain high standards of work quality
  • Detailed understanding of proper soldering techniques for work on PWBA assemblies
  • Ability to work on custom cabling and wire harnesses
  • Ability to work from detailed schematics, wire lists, bill of materials, engineering drawings and documentation etc.
  • Ability to perform delicate rework and repair on fine pitch electronics


Requirements include:
  • Five years or more of hand electrical assembly experience.
  • Skilled in assembly of electrical assemblies including hand-built PCBA and harnesses.
  • Experience with harnesses with multiple style connectors for application in vacuum & space-flight environments.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and be skilled with delicate parts assembly
  • Excellent communication/listening skills as directions will be provided through a combination of both verbal & written fabrication and assembly instructions.
  • Detailed understanding of proper soldering techniques
  • Maintain high standards of work quality.

Due to Export Control Restrictions, only US Citizens and Permanent Residents may apply.

Desirable but not required:

  • Experience with clean room and ESD requirements
  • Has worked to NASA Std 8739.3 or 8739.4 or IPC J-STD-FS

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV

Application Materials Instructions:Applicants must complete the Faculty/University Staff and EEO Data (application) form, and upload the following required documents: 1 - Curriculum Vitae or Resume 2 - Cover Letter. The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at hr-ada@colorado.edu. The University of Colorado at Boulder conducts background checks on all final applicants being considered for employment.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10060 - Lab Atmos/Space Physics

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Oct 20, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Freya Olson

Posting Contact Email: hrads@lasp.colorado.edu

Position Number: 00729613


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