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Test Technician

Department: Special Projects

Location: Littleton, CO

U.S. Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

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

Travel: No

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.


Specific Job Description

RMSL is a growth company with an outstanding job opportunity for a Test Technician. This position will report to a Senior Engineer. The Operator will be an integral part of a small cross functional team working on an exciting development project with cutting-edge technology.  In this role, the ideal candidate will be responsible for assembly, troubleshooting, testing, and fabrication.  This individual must demonstrate reliability, efficiency, and the ability to work with little supervision using a scientific methodology.


Duties Include

  • Loading and testing of small arms munitions

  • Data collection

  • Assembling mechanical and electromechanical systems and ensuring they work properly

  • Running and maintaining fabrication equipment

  • Assisting in troubleshooting and maximizing efficiency of a manufacturing line

  • Handling of energetic materials

  • Assembling energetic systems

  • Assembly of specialized munitions

Required Skills

  • Problem solver that can work in a team environment on fast pace projects

  • Attention to detail and strong work ethic

  • Firearms usage

  • Scientific data entry

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

  • Direct experience with operation of basic shop tools

  • Preferred Scientific testing background

  • Preferred professional or personal experience with casting, coating, or reloading

  • Preferred research and development background

  • Preferred experience with explosives

  • Preferred experience with Quality Control

  • Preferred military experience

  • Physical requirements:

    • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time; must be able to lift up to 50 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

  • Must be able to work overtime as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent and 4 or more years of relevant experience or technical Associate degree and 2 years’ relevant experience or more

  • Ability to obtain CO Type 1 Explosives permit

  • Good aptitude for problem evaluation and troubleshooting

  • US Citizenship

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:  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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