Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Engineer I-Mechanical (665323) in Boulder, Colorado

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.


*Engineer I – Mechanical *

What You’ll Do:

  • Mechanical engineering design of spacecraft and/or precision aerospace electro-mechanical, and/or opto-mechanical flight hardware systems, antenna communication systems, tactical video systems, components and/or ground support equipment, from concept through detail design.
  • Effort includes CAD modeling, design analysis, drafting, and occasional integration and test support.
  • Work is accomplished in a team environment created by interaction with other engineers, designers, and drafters and people from other disciplines.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

What You’ll Need:

  • BS or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 2 or more years related experience.
  • Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. 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.
  • BS in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering is preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of directly applicable experience in spacecraft, aerospace instrument, structure, mechanism, sensor, and/or rotating machinery design, analysis, and/or development using CAD solid modeling software.
  • Demonstrated creativity in mechanical engineering design and design analysis capability.
  • Effective written and oral communication of technical information required.
  • Knowledge of Product Data Management System (for example: AGILE)

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or clean room, outdoors or remote research environment.
  • May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.
  • May access other facilities in various weather conditions.
  • 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.

Job Title: Engineer I-Mechanical (665323)

Job ID: 665323

Location: CO - Boulder

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular