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Fuels Research Technician

Apply now Job No: 500962
Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Research Staff
Department: Fuel Science - 250321
Pay Grade: T2 - 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 our Fuels Research Technician opening!

Help to operate fuel system simulation experiment, including fuel handling and component assembly and troubleshooting. Assist senior technicians in fuel sampling, drum handling duties, Fuel Farm duties, drum storage activities on site at Wright Patterson AFB. Train with senior technicians in proper fuel handling techniques. Assist technicians in assembling equipment, ordering materials and equipment purchasing. Operate, troubleshoot and repair equipment used for fuel testing. Assist senior technicians in their activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school degree or equivalent required.
At least 3 years experience in a research or manufacturing environment.
Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
Ability to work with hand tools.
Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work with computers.
Familiarity with Microsoft office, especially Excel.
US Citizen required.

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Associate degree in technology area.
Any experience with aviation or petroleum fuel handling, drum storage, or similar operations.
Experience handling hazardous materials. Experience building or repairing equipment for research operations.
Experience building flowing systems using metal tubing, compression fittings, electrical wiring or similar activities.
Experience working in a laboratory, conducting scientific research, or building research equipment.

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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