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Company: University of Colorado
Location: Boulder
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Intermediate Electrical Assembler

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Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

Research Faculty



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Job Summary

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at the University of Colorado is encouraging applications for an Electrical Assembler. In this role, you will handle Electrical Assembly of PWBA and/or Harnesses.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

LASP began in 1948, a decade before NASA. We are the world's only research institute to have sent instruments to all eight planets and Pluto.

LASP combines all aspects of space exploration through our expertise in science, engineering, mission operations, and scientific data analysis. As part of CU, LASP also works to educate and train the next generation of space scientists, engineers and mission operators by integrating undergraduate and graduate students into working teams. Our students take their unique experiences with them into government or industry, or remain in academia to continue the cycle of exploration.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

+ Produce high-quality electrical flight products (PCBA, cables and harnesses, test fixtures etc.).

+ Have outstanding attention to detail and the ability to maintain high standards of work quality with minimum oversight.

+ 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. with some direction.

+ Ability to perform simple rework to boards as required.

What You Should Know

+ The candidate must be a U.S. citizen in order to be considered.

+ Availability and willingness to work minimal over time as the need arises.

What We Can Offer

Salary Range: $67,000 - $87,000. Relocation assistance is available for this opportunity.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits ( , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder ( .

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What We Require

+ At least three or more years of hand electrical assembly experience.

+ An Associate's, technical degree, or bachelor's degree in a related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.

+ Previous experience in the assembly of electrical assemblies including handbuilt PCBA and harnesses.

+ Experience with harnesses with multiple style connectors for application in vacuum & spaceflight environments.

+ Must be able to acquire the vital certification to perform flight assembly work (e.g. IPC J-STD-001S soldering, IPC/WHMA-A-620 S Cable & Wire Harness assemblies, IPC-7711 and 7721 rework and repair, Cleanroom, ESD, Hazardous waste, Pressure Vessel Training).

+ Expert at operating the assembly tools of the trade-in a safe manner.

What You Will Need

+ Be self-directed and work independently but also with other team members.

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

+ Ability to work independently and as a team member.

+ Outstanding attention to detail.

What We Would Like You To Have

+ Previous or current certification to NASA STD's 8739.4 IPC-620 for cable harnessing and crimping and to J-STD-001 or 8739.3 for PWBA assembly work.

+ Experience with Lead Forming of dual and quad pack parts.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

+ Resume/CV

+ Cover Letter

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs ( .

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email:

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: University of Colorado, Boulder , Electrical, Other , Boulder, Colorado

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