Mechanical Testing Technician

Hayward, CA posted on April 12

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Mark Martin Oakland, CA (94615)
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A growing materials engineering laboratory in Hayward, CA is seeking a full-time (40 hrs per week) industrial laboratory technician to perform a broad range of tasks in several departments of the business.

The primary job responsibilities will include:

  •   Performing mechanical testing on a Universal test machine (Satec and Instron models) including tensile, compression, bend and on metal and plastic test specimens machined in our in-house machine shop.

  •   Perform Charpy impact toughness testing

  •   Perform Rockwell, Brinell and Vickers hardness testing, as well as Knoop/Vickers microhardness testing.

  •   Periodically use a digital SLR cameras and various lenses to take technical photographs of incoming components or test set-ups, as well as videos of testing.

  •   Assist in other laboratory departments as needed during peak periods in the queues.

The diversified range of responsibilities required for this position are best suited for a hands-on individual with thefollowing additional qualifications and skills:

  •   Minimum of a high school diploma; post-secondary education credentials highly desirable.

  •   High aptitude and a willingness to learn technical skills in the materials engineering field.

  •   Excellent computer skills and a working knowledge of MS office software is mandatory.

  •   Mechanical aptitude.

  •   Basic use of shop/lab hand tools.

  •   Fast learner.

  •   Ability to lift at least 60 lbs without restriction.

  •   Some overtime required on short notice, but rarely.

A background check and participation in a drug testing program may be required for some customer jobs.

Starting salary range is $22-$25/hr and dependent on qualifications, experience, match with the requirements listed above and outcome of the interview.

Our success and growth is a direct result of the accomplishments of our team members and our focus on our customers. In addition to a competitive compensation, the company offers comprehensive benefits including medical, dental,vision, and 401(k).

No calls please. Qualified candidates will be contacted by email and/or telephone to schedule an in-person interview.

Anamet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.