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Fabrication Technician

Department: Manufacturing

Location: Littleton, CO

U.S. Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess or be Able to Obtain: None

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 Fabrication/Assembly Technician. This position will report to a Senior Engineer. The Technician 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

  • Assembling mechanical and electromechanical systems and ensuring they work properly

  • Troubleshooting malfunctioning equipment

  • Running and maintaining fabrication equipment

  • Light design work in relation to equipment setup

  • Assisting in troubleshooting and maximizing efficiency of a manufacturing line

  • Handling of energetic materials

  • Assembly of specialized munitions

  • Assisting in firearms related testing

Required Skills

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

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

  • Exercises creative thinking and innovation

  • Knowledge of mechanical manufacturing and mechanical assembly / processes

  • Ability to analyze and manufacture complex assemblies

  • Familiarity with manufacturing, test, and qualification. Knowledge of CNC and conventional machining and machine shop theory

  • Knowledge of CAD/CAM software packages such as SolidWorks a plus

  • Direct experience with operation of a lathe and basic shop tools

  • Preferred experience with explosives or firearms

  • Preferred experience with Quality Control

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Technical writing background a plus

  • 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

  • Must have at least 2 years formal fabrication experience

  • Ability to obtain CO Type 1 Explosives permit

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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