Barber-Nichols is a world class supplier of electronics enhanced turbomachines and turbomachine based subsystems for aerospace, defense and other demanding markets.

We are looking to continue our success by building on the creativity and imagination of our talented workforce. Our core values, the beliefs that they instill and the stories that support them all define our company culture and what it’s like to be on the Barber-Nichols team.

Barber-NicholsBarber-Nichols Core Values:

  • Can Do Attitude
  • Continual Learning
  • Creativity & Imagination
  • Caring Relationships
  • Honest Behavior

Barber-Nichols started as a two-employee company that is still continuing to grow over 50 years later. With dedication to the mission, vison along with the core values Barber-Nichols has earned a 95% repeat customer base. In areas such as aerospace, cryogenics, military defense, energy, transportations and more we are able to pave the way into the future. Would you like to help get rockets off the ground? Help create machinery that develops the latest medical technology? Help the military defend our country? And that’s just the beginning! Join us and start a career that makes a difference.

Apply today!

Current Job Openings

The Quality Inspector inspects components, assemblies and related paperwork to ensure compliance with contract specifications. Ensures that no non-conforming or rejected product gets shipped to the end user or customers. Focuses on providing high quality products and enclosures to customers.
The Technician position assembles, tests, and services manufactured products along with providing maintenance/repair services for facilities and equipment.
The Manufacturing Engineer develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods throughout operations, utilizing knowledge of materials, manufacturing processes, equipment capabilities, and tooling/fixture design.
The Shipper Receiver performs all activities associated with the receipt and staging of inbound freight and the packaging/crating/scheduling of outbound freight. Locates, issues, and maintains all inventory materials.
We’re seeking highly motivated, skilled and energetic candidates for a CNC Mill Machinist – Day Shift position.
We’re seeking highly motivated, skilled and energetic candidates for a Junior Machinist – Night Shift A or B
We’re seeking highly motivated, skilled and energetic candidates for a CNC Mill Machinist – Night Shift A or B.
We’re seeking highly motivated, skilled and energetic candidates for a CNC Lathe Machinist – Night Shift A or B
Serves as primary company representative in pursuit of defense industry sales from strategic engineered product to build to print services. Creates strategic sales plans for sales growth. Responsible for capturing sales orders for all company products and services against annually set sales goals...

Company Benefits

At Barber-Nichols we believe that we are only as good as our employees. Therefore, we offer a generous and competitive benefits package which includes:

  • Company paid medical and dental insurance for employees
  • Company paid short term disability insurance
  • Company subsidized long term disability insurance
  • FSA/HSA savings accounts
  • 401K matching and profit sharing program
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • Education reimbursement
  • Relocation assistance
  • And more!

Career Areas

Whether you’re working on air turbine pump assemblies for the U.S Navy’s Virginia-Class Submarine Program or you’re helping write new customer proposals, your work at Barber-Nichols is meaningful. We have multiple areas where you can start your career here. Check out our Current Job Openings to see what positions we’re hiring for now.

  • Areas of Job Opportunity
  • Engineering
  • Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • Operations
  • Manufacturing
  • Project Management
  • Sales/Marketing
  • Supply Chain
  • Assembly & Testing
  • Quality Control
  • Purchasing

Submitting an Application

To Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to with the position you’re applying for in the subject line.

Additionally, we request you complete the Voluntary Self-Identification Form along with your resume submission.

If you need an accommodation to apply for a position, please call (303) 327-8697. All other questions, please email

Barber-Nichols Inc is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.


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