Sr. Lab Technician
at Ronin Staffing

Date Posted: 11/29/2019

Job Description

Title: Sr. Lab Technician Metallurgist
Location: North Hollywood, CA 91605
Pay: $22-$30/hr
Length: 1st shift 6am - 2:30pm Monday through Friday (overtime on Saturdays)


  • Following specific company guidelines and/or customer requirements, examines and tests metal samples (parts or raw stock) to determine their physical properties, by performing the following duties


  • Ensures that acceptance and qualifications tests are conducted in accordance with customer specifications, engineering drawings or procurements specifications. This includes First Article, Receiving Inspection and Final Product Testing
  • Performs Rockwell hardness Micro hardness test in support of the Heat Treat dept
  • Conducts routine macro and microscopic examinations of metals and alloys to determine their crystal structure, porosity, homogeneity, and other characteristics
  • Polishes or etches metal specimens and photographs samples or directs photography technical personnel to take, develop, and mount photomicrographs
  • Familiarity with Mechanical testing; such as Tensile and Shear testing and fatigue testing
  • Performa in-process and final acceptance metallurgical examinations including specimen preparation, micro-examination, macro-examination, grain flow verification, thread form, decarburization, alpha case determination, case hardening verification, grain size determination, IGO/IGA determination, and microhardness evaluations, per AMS, NAS or Mil specifications
  • Train other Lab Tech in Micro-Evaluation procedures, skills and knowledge


  • Bachelor's degree from four-year College, or university; or specialized certification from a recognized trade school; and two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Prior Metallurgical experience required

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