Prep Technician (Training Provided) in Louisville bei Curtiss-Wright

Veröffentlicht: 5/10/2022



Curtiss-Wright Surface Technologies ("CWST") is the group name for the collective technical services provided by the legacy companies of Metal Improvement Company("MIC"), E/M Coating Services, Everlube Products, FW Gartner Thermal Spraying, Para Tech Coating, Component Coating & Repair Services, Bolt's Metallizing and IMR Test Labs.

CWST is a Division of Curtiss-Wright Corporation, a global innovative company that delivers highly engineered, critical function products and services to the commercial, industrial, defense and energy markets.

Curtiss-Wright invests in the development, recruitment, and retention of critical skills as part of its model for business success. We offer a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefits package including medical and prescription drug coverage, dental benefits, life and disability insurance, 401k retirement, tuition reimbursement, and paid vacation/holidays.

Metallurgical Prep Technician

  • Full Training Provided
  • The Matallurgical Prep Technician will complete hands-on preparation of samples for metallographic examination and mechanical properties testing. Activities include sawing, mounting, grinding, and polishing of samples for follow up evaluation using a variety of analytical tools and instruments. 

    Location: Louisville, KY

    Hours: Day Shift

    Your Challenge:

    • Operate sectioning, mounting and polishing equipment to prepare the metallographic samples. 
    • Conduct examinations of metals and alloys to determine their crystal structure, porosity, homogeneity and other characteristics.
    • Tests samples in various ways which may include using pressure devices, and hot-acid baths to determine strength, hardness, elasticity, toughness or other properties of the metal.
    • Evaluate results to customer specifications and industry standards. Generate reports and documentation based on evaluations.

    Your Expertise:

    • High School or Equivalent required. 
    • Comfortable utilizing power tools, hand tools, and various machinery.
    • Ability/desire to conduct hands-on work in a laboratory setting.
    • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude through 1+ years of previous hands on work experience in any capacity. 
    • Quality focused with an eye for detail. 
    • Experience with metallographic sample preparation and analysis (sawing, mounting, grinding, polishing, microscopy) preferred but not required.

    This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

    Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request. 

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