• Failure Analyst Technician

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for a Failure Analysis Technician who will be primarily responsible for the failure analysis inspections, operations, reporting and consultation services.


    • Supervision, conducting and reporting of failure analysis
    • Presentation of technical work in different platforms, both written and oral in a confident manner
    • Exhibit pragmatic and innovative with respect to both conduct of the investigation and providing solutions for the client
    • Review technical documents and to construct a suitable scope of work
    • Estimate the work effort required and to help in the commercial breakdown of the work
    • Supervise routine metallographic examinations and review / compose standard reporting comments

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Experience and recognized qualification in Metallurgy
    • Experience in conducting and reporting of root cause failure analysis
    • Experience in working with SEM / EDS (Scanning Electron Microscopy / Energy Dispersive analysis)
    • Experience working in an ISI 17025 laboratory environment
    • Proven supervisory skills
    • Strong communication / presentation skills
    • The ability to assess and respond to client requirements in an appropriate manner
    • Ability to operate and function within a team, drawing on other expertise where required
    • Flexibility and adaptability to different workloads and roles within the company

    Company Overview

    Element is the best and most trusted testing partner in the world providing high value, critical services to the Aerospace, Transportation, Oil & Gas, Fire & Building Products and Infrastructure & Environmental sectors, where failure is not an option.


    Our purpose is a simple one. We make certain that all of the materials, products and devices we test, inspect and certify for our customers are always safe in their end application; are of marketable quality; are compliant with all relevant industry standards and regulations and are ultimately fit for purpose.


    Element’s expanded network of over 6,000 Engaged Experts are trusted by organizations to test and advise on the safety, quality, performance and compliance of their products, systems and operations.

    Diversity Statement

    At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


    All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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