PDS Tech is seeking an Entry Level Engineering Lab Technician in Stratford, CT
The Individual will be part of a fast paced team and work under direct or minimal supervision to perform a variety of materials analysis and testing per the laboratory's standard work and operating procedures. Will work closely with and under the direction of NDI, Test, Failure Analysis, Quality and R&D engineers to evaluate both metal and composite aircraft parts, new materials, shop processes, field and shop problems. Work with customers to define job scopes and due dates. Manage multiple priorities to plan and complete tasks with high quality and on time and budget. Tasks include macro and micro photo documentation, cutting and sectioning of parts and samples, metallurgical sample preparation of metals and composites, adhesion testing, data compilation and review. May be called upon to learn more advanced analysis techniques such as scanning electron microscopy and energy dispersive spectroscopy.
Perform all tasks safely, in a manner that complies to Laboratory Standard work and EH&S policies and regulations.
- Strong computer skills.
- Strong communication skills needed to support team-based work environment.
- Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage in a fast paced environment with competing priorities
Experience with metallurgical techniques and sample preparation a plus, optical microscopy, digital photography, common and specialized hand tools, power tools such as reciprocating saws and dremel tool, personal computers, microsoft office applications ( word, excel, access, powerpoint), and the ability to follow written work instructions required. The ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure team environment a must.
Experience in other materials analysis techniques such as: preparing metallurgical mounts, standard hardness, micro hardness surveys, disassemble parts, corrosion testing. Off-shift work and overtime may be required to support business needs.
High School Diploma or equivalent, plus additional specialized courses or short term training (one year or less) with a minimum of 3+ years’ experience or up to an Associate’s Degree, Technical/business School Certificate or Diploma, Skilled Trades Apprenticeship, or other post high school training (two years duration) with minimum of 2 years plus experience. Associates degree preferred.
PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.
Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:
- Health insurance
- Paid holidays
- Weekly payroll
- Immediate 401(k) eligibility
- Completion Bonuses
- Please note availability of benefits may vary by position
PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit www.pdstech.com
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