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Maintenance Technician

ARO (Alpine Research Optics) , Boulder, CO, United States
Employer Description

Established in 1991, Alpine Research Optics has a distinguished reputation for providing optics to the laser, semiconductor, and medical & scientific research markets, produced in its clean modern facility in Boulder, CO. We are very proud to have many of the world-renowned universities and national laboratories as permanent customers. Learn more online at https://arocorp.com/.

Job Description

Alpine Research Optics is looking for a Maintenance Technician to join our team.  If you are mechanically-inclined, a problem solver, and take pride in a job well-done, we would love to talk with you about this exciting opportunity! 

The ideal candidate for the Maintenance Technician Role is experienced with the maintenance and repair of electrical, mechanical, and vacuum systems.  We have optical polishing and coating equipment requiring those skills.  You will also assist in the maintenance and repair of the building.  

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Diagnoses equipment and building system problems and determines the best way to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, and parts catalogs.  
  • Performs routine preventive maintenance and ensures machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, and the physical condition of the building does not deteriorate.
  • Repairs and rebuilds machinery and equipment as directed by management and, when necessary, in cooperation with engineers. 
  • Operates manual lathes and manual mill.
  • Performs repairs and renovations to the physical plant.
  • Assists contractors as needed.
  • Documents and maintains all maintenance records.
  • Maintains all equipment. 

ABOUT OUR BENEFITS:

ARO offers a competitive benefits package for our full-time employees, including: medical, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, short-term disability, simple IRA with company match, flexible spending account, paid holidays, paid sick leave, and paid vacation.

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong mechanical inclination and a demonstrated attitude of self-motivation and problem solving.
  • High School diploma/equivalent, or other mechanical, electrical and facilities maintenance and repair experience as management deems appropriate.
  • Have a methodical and detail-oriented approach to work.
  • Able to interpret and apply a variety of rules, regulations, policies, and procedures related to work of the company. Strong analytical skills.  
  • Perform repetitive tasks requiring exacting and continuous mental and visual concentration in a consistent manner.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Regularly required to stand, walk, sit; use hands to handle or feel; and talk or hear.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 lbs. alone or 100 lbs. with assistance.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
JOB DETAILS
POSTED
19 January 2023
CLOSES
18 February 2023
JOB TYPE
Full-Time
REQUIRED EDUCATION
High School
HOURLY RATE (US Dollars)
22 – 28
JOB FUNCTION
Technician
FIELD
Optical Components, Lasers, Sensors