TEMP Laboratory Test Tech I

TEMP Laboratory Test Tech I

Specifications
Reference Number: 13875BR
Posted: 10/10/2017
Locations: Tulsa, OK
Summary Statement:

Applies basic and some advanced technical skills and knowledge in the performance of laboratory tests to determine chemical and physical characteristics or composition of materials for such purposes as quality control, process control or product development. Essential Functions and Key Responsibilities: Performs physical, chemical and mechanical tests that are varied, but generally not complex, on products and processes requiring some skill and experience. Works under regular supervision applying standard procedures and solutions to meet work requirements. Priorities are determined by management. Sets up, adjusts and operates laboratory equipment and instruments to conduct physical, chemical and mechanical tests for experimental, production and vendor applications. Selects the appropriate personal protective equipment for the operation to be performed. When using a respirator ensures the respirator is working properly and is properly worn. Performs tests on various adhesives and prepregs to include gel, flow and volatility and resin control. Tests materials for compressive and tensile strength. Prepares chemical solutions according to standard formulas. Adds chemicals or raw materials to process solutions or product batches to correct or establish formulation required to meet specifications. Tests solutions used in processes such as anodizing, waterproofing, cleaning, bleaching, and pickling for chemical concentration, specific gravity, acidity or other characteristics using distillation, filtration, titration and extraction and pH meters. Tests samples of manufactured products to verify conformity to specifications. Records test results on standardized forms and writes test reports describing procedures used. Prepares graphs and charts. Cleans and sterilizes laboratory equipment. Calibrates laboratory instruments. Ancillary Functions and Responsibilities: Performs other duties as required. These duties may include assignments in job classifications and departments other than the primary assignment.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
LABORATORY TEST TECHNICIAN I Formal Education, Training and Work Experience: Experience may be substituted for the formal education and training requirements in this section at the discretion of management. Associate level degree in laboratory testing or equivalent practical experience and two (2) to four (4) years laboratory experience. Completion of the Company training requirements for Stakeholders is required. Level of Supervision Required: Work under general supervision. Work is reviewed for completion to quality standards and schedule requirements. May adapt techniques and tools to meet special needs with approval from management.

Special Job Requirement, Skills, Tools and Equipment:
Demonstrate competency in applying the following to perform normal job duties: Equipment used may include: centrifuge, microscopes, agitators, viscomenter, chemical balance scales, spectrophotometer, gas chromatograph, colorimeter, Rockwell hardness testers, autoclaves, Instron and Satec testing machines and other equipment.

Required Company Training and Behavioral Competencies:
The following training requirements and competencies must be met before acceding to this job. •Safety training specific to the area and/or equipment used. •Complete the required company University training for all Stakeholders •Comply with the Leadership Competencies for Stakeholders •Ability and willingness to assist and transfer technical knowledge to less experienced Stakeholders.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Stakeholder to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the Stakeholder is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The Stakeholder frequently is required to stand and talk and hear. The Stakeholder is occasionally required to walk; sit; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The Stakeholder must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to tolerate exposure to dust, fumes, noise, temperature and other elements in the shop area. Must be able to work, without adverse physical reactions, in dusty conditions created by cutting and sanding of Graphite and Epoxy Resin test specimens. NOTE: Due to the fine dust generated in specimen preparation, the utilization of proper PPE does not completely eliminate the contact of dust on exposed skin and clothing. Must be able to work in excess of eight (8) hours per day, if required. Must be able to ascend and descend stairs.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a Stakeholder encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the Stakeholder is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals or materials such as graphite and epoxy. The Stakeholder is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Mental Requirements: The mental characteristics described here are representative of those a Stakeholder encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Must be able to work well under stress. Must be able to handle multiple priorities. Must possess interpersonal, organizational, time management and communication skills to interact with other people, inside and outside the Company
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