We are currently recruiting for the permanent full time role of Engineer – Materials Characterization Lab. If you love to tackle issues, solve problems and have a unique work day, every day, then please read on!
The primary role focus is:
Operate an in-house materials characterization laboratory analyzing various materials and components used in the oil and gas industry. Primary focus on polymers with additional focus on metals, composites, and other advanced materials.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities
Characterize materials and components through in-house or third-party testing
Create and maintain material specifications
Select, evaluate, and qualify materials
Support Engineering and Manufacturing groups providing guidance as needed
Develop new test fixtures, methods, and procedures
Ensure accuracy of test results through a laboratory quality management system
Write test reports and maintain and catalog test data
Support the Quality management system including ensuring compliance to applicable API and ISO specifications
Experience and Skills
Experience in analytical and testing techniques of materials
Understanding of physics would be an asset to the candidate
Education and Training
Degree or Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical, Materials or other related field) or equivalent experience
APEGA/ASET membership is considered an asset
Knowledge of industry standards including ASTM, ISO, and API.
Proficient with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook)
Physical and Safety Requirements
Subject to post-incident and reasonable-cause drug & alcohol testing
Position is Safety Sensitive and subject to a pre-employment medical assessment and drug & alcohol testing
Conceptual thinking, problem solving and exposure to a large variety of materials… does this interest you? The candidate should have the ability to spend a good deal of the day working by themselves in a laboratory, as this position allows for a great flexibility of their day and how the time is managed. He/she must be mature, have excellent communication skills and enjoy unique opportunities to develop new types of tests.
Our facility has a world class laboratory and advanced equipment. Packers Plus offers competitive wages, an excellent benefits program including RRSP matching, and a great working environment. Build your future with Packers Plus ... driving cutting edge technology and industry leading innovation.
No phone calls please.