Manufacturing Technician

Blackmore Sensors and Analytics, Inc. seeks a Manufacturing Technician to contribute to their lidar sensor product manufacturing efforts. Blackmore develops lidar engines, sensors, and analytics for both military and commercial markets.

Primary Responsibilities

The assembling, testing, and characterizing of Blackmore’s 3D lidar sensor products. In addition, responsibilities may include the testing of complex mechanical and optical systems to support the development of Blackmore’s lidar engine products; aiding in the development of Blackmore’s production/manufacturing infrastructure; and contributing to a team of engineers, scientists, and technicians on new technology development from conception to production of reliable commercial products.

Please note that these are required:

  • An Associate Degree, Technician Certificate, or equivalent in photonics/lasers/electro-optics

  • Attention to detail and careful handling of precision optical components and equipment

  • A thorough theoretical understanding of electronics with respect to complex electro-optic systems

  • Ability to understand electrical and mechanical drawings

  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

It would be really cool if you had some of these:

  • Experience handling, cleaning and polishing fibers and/or fusion splicing fiber optics

  • Experience building complex photonics-based systems and working as part of an interdisciplinary team

  • Experience debugging complex electronic assemblies and/or manufacturing cable assemblies

  • Experience with SolidWorks (or equivalent) to modify/update mechanical drawings

  • Experience with data processing

Here are some additional details:

  • This is a full-time, hourly position

  • Rate of pay is commensurate with your education, experience, and skills, ranging between $15 to $22 per hour

  • We offer excellent benefits

  • Blackmore is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, or national origin

  • U.S. citizenship required

For full consideration, please submit the following by July 29, 2019 to

cover letter identifying the position | resume

About Blackmore Sensors and Analytics, Inc.: Blackmore Sensors and Analytics, Inc. is a leader in frequency-modulated continuous wave (FMCW) Lidar and supporting analytic tools. Blackmore’s technology and unique approach bring the advanced toolsets of modern radar into the optical domain. We support intense mission-critical environments, where direct-detect 3D imagers are cost and performance limited. Examples of current use of our technology include self-driving vehicles and defense applications.

Blackmore is located in Bozeman, Montana, a vibrant and beautiful university town surrounded by mountains and ideal for outdoor activities. Whether you like camping, biking, hiking, fishing, skiing or just gazing at beautiful scenery, Bozeman is a great place to live and work.

Hyalite Reservoir, approx. 20 minutes from Blackmore’s Headquarters

Hyalite Reservoir, approx. 20 minutes from Blackmore’s Headquarters