Capella Space Aerospace Mechanical Technician in Boulder, Colorado


Capella's Deployable Structures Lab in Boulder, CO is looking for an enthusiastic Aerospace Mechanical Technician with expertise in manufacturing, assembly, and testing of aerospace hardware, spacecraft development, deployable structures and mechanisms. Capella expects the selected candidate to provide energy, leadership, and insight with regard to spacecraft manufacturing, assembly, and testing.

Job Duties:

  • Manufacturing, assembly, and testing of aerospace hardware


Minimum qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience building space flight hardware

  • Capability to produce build paperwork

  • Thorough understanding of all space flight build procedures including but not limited to staking, torqueing, and bonding.

  • Self-starter

Preferred qualifications:

  • SolidWorks

  • Machining

  • Experience working in multidisciplinary teams


We are building the most advanced small-satellites in the world and bringing to market a capability that has never existed before. Capella will change humankind's ability to monitor our world and make better decisions. Besides the opportunity to take part in an innovative and fast-growing business with a highly motivated and skilled team, we also take pride in taking care of our employees. Here are just a few ways that we show our appreciation:

  • 100% paid medical/dental/vision insurance for employees, 50% contribution toward dependents

  • Gourmet-style, daily free lunch; weekly happy hour

  • 401k plan

  • Flexible vacation policy

  • Commuter benefits including Caltrain passes and GoBike membership