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Date: 24/09/2021
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Materials Testing Laboratory Technician

Position Description:

The Material Testing Technician prepares samples and performs testing following standard procedures. The technician will also maintain laboratory instruments, equipment, and facilities. The duties are expected to be completed in a safe manner while working with other technicians and engineers.

Position responsibilities:

  • Prepare samples following standard procedures
  • Operate sample preparation equipment including but not limited to masonry saws, drill presses, and surface grinders
  • Conduct material property measurements of samples per standard procedures
  • Maintain multiple work orders ranging in size from single tests to multiple test programs
  • Organize and track specimen ID over the course of months at a time
  • Routinely record test data and observations

Essential skills and experience:

  • Work in a safe manner while using instrumentation, high temperature furnaces and sample preparation equipment
  • Good organizational skills through documentation of test data/observations, and maintain records
  • Technical skills and hands-on ability to make precise measurements
  • Motivated, capable of working independently and in a team environment
  • General laboratory skills including knowledge of standard laboratory practices
  • Timekeeping skills with the ability to multi-task effectively, stay productive by prioritizing the most important work first, and stagger testing as necessary
  • Computer skills: Excel, basic data acquisition software, and e-mail

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field (science or engineering)
  • Comfortable working with hand-tools, measuring devices, and laboratory instrumentation

Supervisor: Laboratory Manager

FLSA status: Non-exempt

For confidential consideration, please email your cover letter and resume to:

Orton does not accept walk in applications.    Successful candidate must pass drug-test and background check.  Orton is a drug free and tobacco free workplace.  Orton offers competitive hourly pay and benefits. 



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