UL is seeking a Laboratory Technician to join our Materials Lab in Northbrook, IL!
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The Materials Lab Technician sets up complicated equipment and performs complicated tests within areas of responsibility where working knowledge of the underlying scientific and engineering fundamentals is required. These may include tests without published requirements, or those involving unique features that require the use of independent judgment. May plan tests, evaluate test results and report opinions and interpretations. May assist PDEs and/or Engineering to modify existing methods or develop and validate new test methods. Initiates recommendations for new equipment designs. Provides feedback and may assist in development of laboratory procedure guides (LPG). Provides training and assists others in the laboratory.
Some University education in a related discipline plus four years directly related experience preferred.
Preferred hands on experience with the following:
Must be able to wear a respirator.
Abilitiy to lift heavy material >60lbs. assisted and unassisted and/or frequently work in difficult positions.
Ability to operate material handling equipment.