Prep Technician in Lansing at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 1/7/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

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.

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 quality of preparation activities. 

Location: Lansing, NY

Hours: 2nd Shift (3:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.)

  • SHIFT PREMIUM AVAILABLE
  • Your Challenge:

    • Follow written IMR procedures, applicable industry standards, and customer supplied specifications and methods to properly prepare metallurgical mounts.
    • Section, mount and prepare metallurgical specimens.
    • Utilize a variety of saws, grinders, sanders, presses and polishing equipment.
    • Follow IMR's quality procedures and maintain a high level of quality.
    • Maintain communication with coworkers and supervisors/managers. Adapt to changing priorities and conflicting time demands as directed.

    Your Expertise:

    • High School or Equivalent required. 
    • Technical/Trade School preferred. 
    • Work experience within quality assurance, machining, and/or lab work. 
    • Knowledge of various measuring tools such as calipers and micrometers 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.