Job Title: Test Technician
An established materials testing laboratory is seeking a skilled technician to assist in testing advanced materials used in the aerospace industry and in other applications. The candidate should have a basic understanding of the physics of materials and have experience using laboratory test equipment.
The candidate will operate in a laboratory environment to prepare specimens, perform testing, and process test data. The candidate must have good technical skills, be able to keep good records, pay attention to detail, be able to thoroughly follow instructions, and have mechanical assembly aptitude. The candidate must be able to read and interpret mechanical drawings and work instructions. The candidate must be able to frequently stand, bend and extend to load test systems, and occasionally lift 40lbs. The candidate must be a US Citizen and be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and criminal background check.
Proficiency with MS Office products
Strong skills in data processing/spreadsheet management
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Good written communication skills
Mechanical aptitude working with laboratory equipment
BS in Science, Physics, Engineering, or related field
Knowledge of thermal and mechanical properties of materials
Ability to interpret electrical schematics
Experience with data acquisition systems and precision measurement instrumentation
Experience with control electronics including SSRs, process controllers, and power supplies