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Associate Mechanical Test Technician

Apply now Job No: 500324
Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Research Staff
Department: Structure & Compon Charact - 250405
Pay Grade: T1 - Non Exempt
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Position Summary:

Are you interested in working for UDRI, a national leader in scientific and engineering research, serving government, industry and nonprofit customers? UDRI invites qualified candidates to apply for Associate Mechanical Test Technician opening!

UDRI is seeking a junior technician to assist in executing test setups and subsequent tests, perform instrument calibrations, and conduct general equipment maintenance. Efforts typically involve mechanical, electrical, thermal, impact, vibration, and combined evaluation of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic components and structures. Work is performed using a variety of precision, manually operated or programmed mechanical, electrical, electronic, and hydraulic instruments and systems.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent.
Knowledge or aptitude for understanding fundamental concepts of tests and calibrations, electronics, and for understanding servohydraulic and electrodynamic test equipment.
Ability to perform and document work in accordance with ISO 9001 and ISO 17025 requirements.
Ability to carry out documented instructions efficiently and with careful attention to detail.
Interest and ability to develop and acquire new technical skills.
Ability to utilize Microsoft® spreadsheets and word processor to document activities and results.
Ability to lift items weighing up to 50 lb without assistance.
Due to the security clearance requirements of this position, US citizenship is required.
The candidate must be able to pass a National Agency Check.

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

Applicable experience or knowledge in vehicle systems or drivetrain, wiring/soldering, electronics or computer systems.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.

Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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