Production Technician

Company Details

Honeybee Robotics creates advanced robotic systems for the world’s most demanding environments and applications. We are an R&D engineering company that creates unique solutions for our customers’ challenges, on Earth and in space. Our robotic solutions are designed to enhance the user experience and extend capabilities beyond what’s currently possible. Industries we serve include spacecraft, planetary exploration, and defense robotics. We make next-generation applications a reality through creative, collaborative engineering that combines the best minds with the best technology. As an R&D service provider, we are deeply committed to delivering results for our customers and partners, from early-stage feasibility studies to prototyping, to production and product validation.

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If you are looking for a career that’s fast-paced and exciting, then you’ve come to the right place. With the amazing growth that Honeybee is experiencing, now is a great time to join our team.

We offer a robust benefits package including; paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement, company-paid life and disability insurance, and a generous offering of health and wellness options. Since 1983 Honeybee Robotics has been creating the world’s most advanced robotics systems for the world’s toughest environments. With projects ranging from Planetary Exploration to Open-Source Software and Spacecraft Systems, Honeybee Robotics has exciting opportunities in a wide variety of Research and Development fields. With locations in Longmont CO, Pasadena CA and Brooklyn NY, we offer impactful career opportunities coast to coast.

Job Description

A Production Technician will follow work under direction of engineering staff assists in all phases of the design, development, production, testing, operation, and maintenance of mechanical equipment, tools, and industrial machinery. This is a full-time temporary to hire position.


  • Management and coordination of Material Review Board materials and FTR tracking
  • Aligns, fits, and assembles component parts, using hand tools, power tools, fixtures, templates, and microscopes
  • Analyzes and records test results and prepares written testing documentation
  • Installs electrical and electronic parts and hardware in housings or assemblies, using soldering equipment and hand tools
  • Tests performance of electromechanical assemblies, using test instruments such as oscilloscopes, electronic voltmeters, and bridges
  • Verifies dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments
  • Prepares parts sketches and writes work orders and purchase requests to be furnished by outside contractors
  • Drafts detail drawing or sketch for drafting room completion or to request parts fabrication by machine, sheet or wood shops
  • Reviews project instructions and blueprints to ascertain test specifications, procedures, and objectives, and test nature of technical problems, such as redesign
  • Devises, fabricates, and assembles new or modified mechanical components for products, such as industrial machinery or equipment, and measuring instruments.

Required Experience, Skills and Education

  • US Person (US Citizen or Permanent Resident)
  • Accreditation from a technical school or an applicable skilled trades program
  • 4-6+ years working in an engineering field and/or precision mechanical assembly environment
  • Hands-on experience with mechanical and electronic hardware
  • Assembly of spaceflight mechanisms experience desirable
  • Working knowledge of standard mechanical electrical tools: torque wrenches, soldering irons, etc.
  • Aerospace Workmanship Standards: J-STD-001 Space Addendum, NASA STD 8739.12.8739.4 a plus
  • Excellent Oral and written communication skills
  • Possesses design expertise, works well under pressure, and meets deadlines
  • Ability to understand and follow directions, work independently as well as part of a team
  • Solid interpersonal, problem-solving, leadership, and analytical thinking skills
  • Performs work under minimal supervision
  • Handles complex issues and problems, referring the most complex issues to higher-level staff



Tagged as: aerospace, mechanical engineering, mechanical assembly, spaceflight mechanisms

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