Rocky Mountain Instrument Co.

RMI Career Opportunities

Rocky Mountain Instrument Company (RMI) is a high-tech manufacturer of precision optical components for medical, aerospace and industrial applications. RMI recently celebrated its 50th year of successful operations and was recognized as one of Colorado’s largest privately held companies. We are actively seeking talented new members to join our firm and help us to reach our growth objectives.

Application Info

RMI is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. If you would like more information, or to apply for any job posting,
you may contact Jessica of RMI Human Resources:


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Current Openings (3)


Diamond Turning Machinist

Rocky Mountain Instrument, Co. seeks an experienced Diamond Turning Machinist for manufacturing precision optics in a fast-paced environment. The technician must be familiar with operating computer controlled diamond turning machinery, tooling, and setups. This position would report to the Director of Diamond Turning.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Produce optical quality components by loading, aligning, reviewing and modifying setup parameters on a diamond turning machine.
  • Evaluate test data and results using proprietary software tools.
  • Provides metrology support for production and prototyping tools.
  • Ensure proper operation of equipment and as-needed maintenance.
  • Works with the Director of Diamond Turning to ensure quality through excellent manufacturing processes and actively participate in quality improvements. Also works closely with the team of machinists, test and metrology technicians and software engineers.
  • Prepares technical reports summarizing findings and recommending solutions to technical problems including design and necessary modifications of the mechanical (non-optical) features during design release phase.
  • Performs fixture design and drafting to support machine shop
  • Assist in the implementation of RMI Diamond Turning strategic objectives.


  • Working experience with design in CAD software packages
  • Experience with mechanical design tools and instrumentation
  • Experience with optical/mechanical tolerance
  • Basic optical/mechanical metrology knowledge
  • Possess a keen level of detail, giving focus on accuracy
  • Strong technical writing and verbal skills


  • 5-7 years of experience in diamond turning fabrication.
  • Experience in fabrication, machine shop or clean room environments and procedures
  • Knowledge of contact and non-contact profilometry a plus
  • Knowledge of mechanical fabrication and quality control principles desirable
  • Previous experience with hand tools such as micrometers, calipers and optical laboratory microscopes is required.
  • Intermediate mathematical skills, understanding of precision machined surfaces, and geometry is required.
  • Experience using CAM software is preferred.
  • Optical component, system alignment, and assembly experience is a plus.


Maintenance Technician

Rocky Mountain Instrument Co seeks a reliable, hard-working, Maintenance Technician with a “whatever it takes” attitude to join our team. Our ideal candidate will have general maintenance knowledge and be mechanically inclined.

Please have general machine knowledge and electrical knowledge.

It would be a plus to know about lighting, plumbing, copper joints, and welding.

Job responsibilities include:




SANDBLASTING (We will train!)

Handling all assigned maintenance-related tasks and grounds keeping as needed, including snow removal.

Assisting the supervisor with building and equipment maintenance and repairs.



High school diploma or equivalent required.

Must have reliable transportation. You must be able to understand and speak English.

Must be able to pass a Pulmonary Function Test (PFT).

Must be able to lift up to 70 pounds.

This job is full time, Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm.


Our employees are our most valuable asset. We offer competitive wages, excellent benefits, 401K, training, and an EOE/drug-free workplace.



 Optics Polishing Technician

Rocky Mountain Instrument Company is a manufacturer of precision optics, thin-film optical coatings, and assemblies.  We take pride in our innovative products and services and we strive to be the best in the optics industry. 

We will train you! 

A strong candidate will have:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Technical Skills
  • A High Degree of Focus 

Are you looking for an exciting new job? In this position you could learn how to fine-tune industrial optics to their final specifications. Highly trained optics polishers work with a variety of polishing materials and polishing media.

Apply today and start a new career!



 *As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer it is the policy of RMI not to discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, sexual  orientation, religion, or veteran status.