Test Technician

Department: Test

Location: Littleton, CO

U.S. Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess or be Able to Obtain: Secret

Travel: Yes

Schedule: Full-time


Description of Business Environment

Peace is often associated with passivity. At Rocky Mountain Scientific Laboratory, we associate peace with strength, courage, and action. We know that enabling peace to prevail is not for the faint of heart, which is why we built our company foundation on the core values of Integrity, Quality, Agility, and Grit. We pride ourselves in providing unequaled services and technologies in the field of applied energetics to our customers. Our experts possess extensive knowledge and capability in energetic materials and military systems enabling them to offer analytical characterization, modeling & simulation, design, system integration, prototyping, test engineering, and proof-of-concept production services covering a wide range of applications. Our strengths lie in our ability and relentless determination to get the job done quickly and affordably.


RMSL is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Affirmative Action employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. All qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, national origin or other legally protected status. An applicant with a disability or a disabled veteran can request reasonable accommodation to apply for one of our positions. The specialized staff at RMSL combines their exceptional knowledge with a passion for excellence.


Specific Job Description

RMSL is a growth company with an outstanding job opportunity for a Test Technician. This position is full time, at-will non-exempt and will report to the Group Lead of the Testing Division at RMSL.


Duties Include

  • Help design, coordinate, and execute test plans that meet customer requirements while placing safety first

  • Assist engineers and technicians in the construction, setup and implementation of high-tech instrumentation and test assemblies that collects data in a safe, effective and reliable manner

  • Participate in the brainstorming and design process for new products, instrumentation, and processes

  • Safely and effectively run and maintain test equipment and instrumentation

  • Help design and assemble test stands and fixtures

  • Assist in explosive and firearms related testing

  • Assist and support engineering duties in laboratory and field testing (hands-on)

  • Operation, maintenance, calibration, and cleaning of testing equipment

  • Interface with RMSL customers, teammates, and partners in a professional manner and exhibit effective communication

  • Perform other duties and assumes other responsibilities as requested

  • Support, communicate, reinforce, and defend the mission, values, and culture of the organization

Required Skills

  • Novice technical experience-familiar with shop/laboratory and equipment

  • Demonstrate attention to detail and strong work ethic

  • Actively participates and contributes to a team environment

  • Ability to work hands-on building and assembling mechanical systems

  • Must be able to follow schematics, assembly drawings, safety operating procedures, and execute test plans

  • Ability to use basic hand tools (screwdrivers, wrenches, etc.) and simple measurement tools, such as calipers and rulers

  • Soft skills such as effective verbal skills, effective writing, organization and clarity of thought, and ability to work as a valued cross-functional team member

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and MS Office suites

  • Practices attentive and active listening; comfortable working alone or in a group on a tough assignment; able to multi-task

  • Ability to implement work plans, make sound decisions from observations, and carry out instructions

  • Desire to work in a fast-paced productive environment

  • Physical requirements:

    • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time; must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.; must have the ability to see near and far and work with a computer monitor on a daily basis

    • Required to bend, sit, stand and lift to perform job effectively

    • Work in an office environment as well as laboratory and outdoor test range

  • Must be able to work overtime when necessary to reach goals

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent with working experience in a relevant technical role required

  • B.S. Degree in related field a plus

  • US Citizenship

  • Ability to obtain security clearance

  • Ability to obtain State of Colorado Type 1 Explosives Blaster permit

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with data acquisition systems or test sensors/diagnostics for high pressure and temperature environments

  • Experience in a test environment that included energetic materials, explosives, or firearms

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package and a dynamic, team oriented, and fun environment. Some on-the-job training is provided; compensation and title contingent upon experience. If you are interested in knowing more about this great opportunity, please send a resume and cover letter expressing why this role may be suitable for you along with salary requirements to: jobs@rmsl.net.  We also invite all applicants to voluntarily fill out the Voluntary Self-Identification Form CC-305. (Follow the links to the right for the necessary forms.)




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