We have an immediate need for a Material Science Chemistry Research Technician in Pittsburgh, PA.
The Research Technician will assist with the design of experiments and use tools such as microscopy, chemistry, phase and physical property analysis and in-lab designed tests to solve problems.
Responsibilities: Performing various material science testing Working with Hydraulic Systems Experience maintaining/repairing electrical and/or mechanical devices Working with industrial mixers and kilns Processing ceramic powders Making measurements of various physical properties and other evaluations Modifies equipment to meet special technical requirements Process ceramic composite powders Sets up and conducts tests and evaluations Report writing Education/Experience: BS Degree in Material Science, Chemistry, Physics, or related 0-5 years of experience in R&D within the manufacturing, glass, or steel industries preferred Ability to conduct lab experiments and use scientific methodology.
Exhibits the ability to advance, is self-motivated to complete tasks in a timely manner, and able to carry out complex assignments with little direct supervision/guidance.
Experience maintaining/repairing electrical and/or mechanical devices ideal but not required Basic computer skills EEO Employer Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer.
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Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law.
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