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Company Benefits

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

  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance- the company pays most of the cost!
  • 100% company-paid Life Insurance, AD&D insurance, Short Term Disability, and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • FSA/HSA savings account with a company-paid HSA contribution
  • 401K Match of up to 4% and annual 401K company-paid profit sharing
  • Discounted company stock purchase opportunities
  • Other benefits include- Accident Insurance, Retirement Planning, Employee Assistance Program, Voluntary Life Insurance
  • New hires receive 4 weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO) which increases to 5 weeks after only 4 years
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Option to purchase additional PTO each year
  • Company-paid tuition for continued education and job-related certifications/training
  • Paid Parental Leave, Military Leave, Jury Duty, and Bereavement Leave
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Company-Sponsored Employee Events
  • Employee-led Culture Committee for wellness and volunteering
  • Electric car charging stations
  • Employee garden
  • Outdoor BBQ area with picnic tables
  • Dog-Friendly Workplace
  • and more!

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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 here where you can start your career. Check out our Current Job Openings above 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

Barber-Nichols Purpose & Core Values

Barber-Nichols started as a two-employee company that is still continuing to grow over 50 years later. With a dedication to the purpose and core values, Barber-Nichols has earned a 98% 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.


Accelerating the delivery of innovative turbomachinery systems through collaborative customer relationships merged with integrated engineering and manufacturing to explore the universe, enable sustainable energy and protect freedom.

Our Values

  • Connect passion with purpose
  • Foster each other’s strengths
  • One team, all in

Don’t see a job opening that’s a fit? Submit your resume to and we’ll contact you if a position that fits your background opens up.

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

Barber-Nichols is a world-class supplier of electronics-enhanced turbomachines and turbomachine-based subsystems for the 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.

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