Employment Opportunity

Head of Mount Assembly Department

We are seeking an individual with excellent mechanical skills and a desire to craft top-of-the-line astronomy equipment. This individual will be responsible for developing, implementing and supervising mechanical and electronic assembly processes, techniques and tooling.

A love of astronomy, astronomical equipment and knowledge of the underlying principles of telescope function and operation are essential. The successful candidate must demonstrate mechanical aptitude, knowledge of basic mechanical principles and use of hand tools. Concentration and attention to detail are critical. Excellent interpersonal skills are essential in our team-oriented environment. Experience with manual lathes, mills and drill presses is useful, but not required. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office.

Astro-Physics offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits, dedicated co-workers and terrific customers.

If this position is your life-long dream and you have the requisite skills, please send a current resume. We look forward to hearing from you.

Astro-Physics, Inc
11250 Forest Hills Road
Machesney Park, IL 61115
Phone: 815-282-1513
Fax: 815-282-9847
e-mail: marj AT astro-physics DOTcom