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Aerospace Research Polymerics Technician

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Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

Research Faculty



Job Summary

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at the University of Colorado is seeking an Aerospace Research Polymerics Technician. In this role, you will handle Polymerics assembly of flight and non-flight space hardware and assemblies.

Who We Are

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU) 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.

LASP is an affiliate of CU Boulder AeroSpace Ventures, a collaboration among aerospace-related departments, institutes, centers, government labs, and industry partners.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Work from process plans, drawings, photographs and verbal instructions to perform polymeric operations such as mixing, bonding, potting, conformal coating, encapsulation, cleaning, rework, and visual tests/inspections.  
  • Interface with the other assembly technicians, instrument makers, production manager, controlled stores technician and the engineers to insure production requirements are completed in a timely manner with high quality.  
  • Will also help in other production areas as needed such as Metrology and Electrical Assembly. 


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

  • NASA, or equivalent, polymeric/staking and conformal coating certification
  • Experience working in an ESD controlled environment. 
  • Must be able to read and understand written process plans 
  • Bachelors/Technical degree in related field. Trade of experience for degree may be accepted.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 
  1. Curriculum Vitae.
  2. 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 Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer