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Electrical Assembler

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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 Electrical Assembler. In this role, you will handle Electrical Assembly of PWBA and/or Harnesses.

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.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • 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 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.

What You Should Know

Candidate must be a U.S. citizen in order to be considered.


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

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field
    • Trade of experience for degree may be accepted. 
  • At least three or more years 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.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Previous or current certification to NASA STD’s 8739.4 IPC-620 for cable harnessing and crimping.
  • Previous or current certification 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: 
  • A current resume. 
  • A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications and responsibilities of the position.
Review of applications will begin on 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 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.