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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace RF Engineering Aide II in Westminster, Colorado

Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, 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 Ball Aerospace Career Site ( or connect with us on LinkedIn ( , Facebook ( , Twitter ( or Instagram ( .

The Engineering Strategic Support Unit comprises the organizational talent and technical leadership that enables the successful delivery of high-impact discriminating technologies for our customers’ missions. Our collaborative, cross-functional teams are committed to innovation, integrity, continual learning and strong execution.

RF Engineering Aide II

What You’ll Do:

  • Support the Tactical Solutions business and RF Engineering by performing a variety of technical assignments requiring a limited knowledge of engineering, science, or other technical applications.

  • Assist and support engineering and production, by:

  • Retrieving/kitting parts from shipping or stores.

  • Expediting parts from the Ball Boulder facility and/or local vendors.

  • Maintain group action item lists (spreadsheets) that are updated in meetings.

  • Maintain graphical schedules (PowerPoint) that are updated in meetings.

  • Compile feedback from design reviews and take notes during meetings.

  • Find test equipment and set up benches for measurements.

  • Return equipment due for calibration.

  • Help with lab organization and maintenance.

  • With guidance of a designated engineer, gather, maintain, format, compile, manipulate technical data, such as laboratory or material test results and engineering design changes.

  • Use personal computer in development of documentation/reports.

  • May document tests and record data to assist with technical evaluation or analysis.

  • 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:

  • High School diploma or equivalent plus 4 or more years of related experience or a related 2-year technical degree and 2 or more years of related experience.

  • Each higher-level related degree, i.e., Bachelor’s or Master’s, may substitute for two years of related experience. 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.

  • BA/BS degree in STEM or 4 years of experience in data analysis is preferred.

  • Fluency in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

  • Ability to track and complete multiple tasks from multiple stakeholders.

  • Willingness to volunteer assistance when it has not been explicitly requested.

  • An active DoD Collateral Secret security clearance equivalent or higher is highly desired.

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.


A current DoD clearance and/or SCI access with Polygraph is not required to be eligible for this position, however applicant must be willing and eligible for submission within 60-90 days after an offer is accepted and must be able to maintain the applicable clearance/access. By applying to this position, you are agreeing to complete a National Security Clearance Pre-Screen Questionnaire to evaluate your general ability to obtain the required security clearance or government customer access associated with this position.

Relocation for this position is not available.

Compensation & Benefits

  • HIRING SALARY RANGE: $19.71 - $26.44 (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.)

  • This position includes a competitive benefits package. Click here ( to learn more.


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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans