Boulder, CO

R&D Mechanical Engineering Tech

R&D Mechanical Engineering Technician

Boulder, Colorado (100% On-Site)

3-month contract with the high possibility of extension

Pay: $30 / HR

On behalf of our client in the Pharmaceutical and medical device industry. We are seeking a motivated and detail-oriented R&D Mechanical Engineering Technician to join. In this role, you will collaborate within the dynamic R&D team to support the development of next-generation life science instruments. This position offers an excellent opportunity for recent college graduates or current graduate students with a mechanical leaning to gain hands-on experience in a fast-paced research environment.


  • Assemble and test engineering prototype instruments, ensuring adherence to design specifications and quality standards.
  • Conduct testing and analysis of components and systems to validate research findings and refine mechanical models.
  • Assist in root-cause investigations to identify and resolve issues, contributing to product quality improvement initiatives.
  • Procure, track, stock, and kit instrument components to support production and assembly processes.
  • Set up and maintain assembly stations, tools, test equipment, and fixtures to ensure optimal functionality and safety.
  • Generate and release engineering documentation, including assembly procedures, installation instructions, and test reports.


  • Associate degree in mechanical engineering technology or higher, or currently enrolled in an engineering degree program. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
  • Knowledge of and application of principles and theories of engineering, with a strong mechanical aptitude.
  • General understanding of instrument assembly and testing processes.
  • Excellent communication, technical, and computer skills.
  • Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • CAD experience, particularly with SolidWorks, is a plus.

  • Max. file size: 300 MB.