Prep Technician (Metallurgy) in Lansing at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 2/22/2021

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Job Description

Transform Your Tomorrow...Today at Curtiss-Wright

At Curtiss-Wright, you have the opportunity to transform the way our customers do business, as well as transform your career. Our entrepreneurial environment provides our employees with excellent experiences that enable them to develop their skills through stretch assignments and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the industry. At Curtiss-Wright, you will have the opportunity to contribute from day one. And...that's just the beginning of how we help you transform your tomorrow.

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.

Prep Technician

In conjunction with Technicians and Engineers in the Metallurgy Dept., section, mount and prepare metallurgical specimens using industry-standard equipment and tools. With appropriate chemical safety training, work with chemicals such as acids to etch specimens for microstructural evaluation. With appropriate training, perform basic metallurgical evaluations to improve the quality of preparation activities. Perform lab and equipment maintenance and housekeeping, including periodic preventative maintenance as assigned. Maintain a high level of quality and participate in ensuring a safe work environment

Location: Lansing, NY

Your Challenge:

  • Follow written IMR procedures, applicable industry standards, and customer-supplied specifications and methods to properly prepare metallurgical mounts
  • Follow IMR's quality procedures and maintain a high level of quality.
  • Provide adequate turnaround time to persons assigning work.
  • Maintain a safe working environment.
  • Provide reliable and timely support for the Metallurgy Dept. and other departments as needed.

Your Expertise:

  • 1-year experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of MS Office and computer-based interfaces.
  • Organization and minimal presentation skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple opportunities and meet strict deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow multi-step written and/or oral instructions.
  • Ability to use hand tools and benchtop equipment.
  • High school diploma required. Associates degree or technical/trade school preferred.

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.