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Non-Metallic Materials Lab Technician - Mech. Testing

Non–Metallic Materials Lab Technician – Mech. Testing


Our Client is a leading international engineering company looking for engineers to service the Aerospace sector. They are seeking a Non-Metallic Materials Lab Technician.

This position is for Direct Hire.


Fort Worth, Texas


Primary Responsibilities:

• Operate Hydraulic Test Frames with electronic data acquisition systems to conduct both static and fatigue tests per company and / or industry standards
• Work with extensometers and strain gages to record data during testing
• Maintain computerized test routines for all test frames
• Write modified test routines when necessary (both static and fatigue)
• Ensure proper data transfer from test frames to engineering networks
• Perform minor maintenance on test frames when needed
• Work with maintenance organization to establish and maintain preventive maintenance plan for all test equipment, chambers, (heat blankets, nitrogen lines, etc)
• Work with engineers to determine best test methods for non-standard -parts and /or applications
• Work with Lab coordinator to develop and maintain test schedules

Secondary Responsibilities (to be done occasionally)

• Prepreg laying up, bagging, and curing of composite and metal bonded panels, including setting up and running an autoclave
• Adhesive bonding with both paste and film adhesives, apply primer
• Conduct of destructive testing and evaluation of various production aircraft components and write summary technical reports of the findings and conclusions
• Leading mini-projects (test requests) through all stages of completion, interfacing with the customer when needed
• Able to read and interpret computerized drawings and parts lists


• Associates Degree in Engineering, engineering technology, materials science, Manufacturing Technology, Mechanical engineering or commensurate advanced technical training, experience and or/certification
• 3 to 5 years working experience in materials lab or similar facility experience
• Possess a mechanical aptitude, able to with hands
• Possess very good computer skills and the ability to understand and write computer programs
• Possess very good communication and problem solving skills
• Ability to work well with internal and external customers on their test need
• Some exposure to servo hydraulic test frames , construction, maintenance and operations thereof (machines such as Instron™ machines, MTS™
Job Number: 224
Job Location: Fort Worth, TX
Rate: open
Per Diem: possible
Overtime: possible
Duration: LT
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 04/06/2020
Firm Name: NSR GROUP
Attention: Brooke Burns
Address: 655 METRO PL S STE 600-44
City, State: DUBLIN, OH 43017
Phone: 614/798-0671
Fax Phone: 614/439-4932

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