R & D Laboratory Technician I Job Purpose
The Research and Development (R & D) Laboratory Technician is responsible for providing the testing within and maintenance of the R & D Laboratory. This position will provide all functions required to carry out laboratory testing programs for performance verification of existing and new product and system designs
Key Duties & Responsibilities
Strong mechanical aptitude
Experience with data acquisitions systems or chart recorders
Knowledge of Hunting Energy Services product lines
Experience working with pressure testing procedures
Physical demands & working conditions requirements
Flexible working hour requirements, may include overtime, nights & weekends
Assist with management and maintenance of the R & D Laboratory facility and assets to ensure an organized and efficient test capability in support of engineering requirements.
Ensure the R & D Laboratory facility is maintained as a clean and safe environment with a professional appearance to visitors.
Support Engineering in the development and/or review of test procedures and test programs.
Support Operations in analysis of customer returned goods for reported failures and/or defects.
Interface effectively with engineers, designers, customers, third party witnesses and others in performing the functions of the position.
Assist in the technical training of new HES personnel as required.
Ensure all assigned equipment is properly accounted for, calibrated and not misused.
Hydraulics and/or pneumatics experience is a plus.
Licensing / Registration / Certification -
Required: Current, valid, state motor vehicle operator's License
Preferred: Certification in First Aid and CPR training.
Required: 2-3 years in a manufacturing or testing environment
Preferred: 1 year in an R & D and/or high pressure testing environment.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Strong, general mechanical aptitude.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of safe operating practices (or the ability to learn them) required for high pressure testing, laboratory test methods and laboratory instrumentation techniques.
Ability to read and write effectively in English.
Ability to translate laboratory events into an assortment of documents types: instructions, correspondence, reports, procedures and memorandums.
Forklift experience a plus
24 November 2018