Element Materials Technology

Mechanical Testing Technician

Job Locations US-TX-Houston
ID
2020-5228

Overview

Element has an opportunity for a Mechanical Testing Technician to join our growing team. This is a great opportunity to develop your career within a Global TIC business.

Responsibilities

  • Interpretation of internal and client requirements
  • Operating complex mechanical testing equipment
  • Maintaining accurate and systematic records
  • Tensile testing per ASTM E8, ASTM E21 and EN-2002.
  • Impact testing per ASTM E23 and ISO 148
  • Weld qualification testing per ASME IX, AWS D1.1 and API 1104.
  • Periodic inspection and maintenance of test equipment
  • Performing other duties to fulfil the demands of the laboratory
  • Performing general duties in accordance with Element's internal procedures, quality as well as Health and Safety system
  • Application of instrumentation and the setting up of complex data capture equipment

Skills / Qualifications

  • Educated to a good general standard including English and Maths
  • Hands-on job
  • Sound mechanical aptitude
  • Experience of working within a Mechanical testing environment is advantageous
  • An understanding of a recognised Quality Management Systems such as ISO 17025 is beneficial
  • Self motivated Technician with the ability to multi task, organise and work under the pressure of a busy commercial mechanical test laboratory
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A team player attitude
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

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Company Overview

We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration business in the world.

 

We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.

 

Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.

 

Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.

 

We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

  • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
  • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
  • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
  • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

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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