Metallurgist Technician

  • Job Reference: 381801730-2
  • Date Posted: 27 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Intertek USA Inc.
  • Location: Santa Clara, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

DescriptionIntertek is a leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide. With a network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 46,000 people in more than 100 countries, Intertek supports companies' success by providing services from auditing and inspection, to testing, training, advisory, quality assurance and certification. Intertek's AIM Engineering group (previously APTECH Engineering) was founded in 1978. We operate within Intertek as an engineering consulting company of almost 50 highly qualified professionals and support staff. Our team members are Code committee chairs/members and are industry leaders in their respective fields. The group provides services in the life management of infrastructure, facilities, and equipment failure analysis and prevention, problem solving, reliability, improvement, asset management, life prediction, risk analysis, remaining useful life assessments, and cost of operation and maintenance. The Junior Metallurgist/Engineering Technician will be assisting Intertek's metallurgical engineers with field evaluations at power plants and laboratory tasks. Successful performance in this role requires effective communication, strong technical skills to perform the laboratory testing and evaluate results, practical experience to solve simple equipment problems, and a strong commitment to developing better processes and technologies. Primary Responsibilities: Conduct hands on condition assessment and failure analysis testing Perform laboratory testing per the provided procedures, individually or with a team Compile results and write technical reports Maintain open lines of communication with coworkers, clients, and vendors Have a mindset of safety first Qualifications Extensive experience with basic power tools and cross-sectioning Metallurgical sample preparation, optical microscopy, hardness testing, and basic nondestructive examinations Working knowledge of SEM/EDS eing able to work both independently and as a multidisciplined team member Excellent written and oral communicational skills Excellent organizational skills Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time Proficiency in MS Office Valid driver's license Willingness and ability to travel (up to 75%) A career with Intertek means joining a global network of professionals dedicated to bringing quality and safety to life. Our vision is to become the world's most trusted partner for Quality Assurance and we offer our employees the chance to make an impact with attractive growth opportunities in this industry on a global scale. We offer a salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and more. #LI-PA1