Sr Laboratory Specialist.Research & Development in Boulder, CO at Volt

Date Posted: 2/12/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Boulder, CO
  • Duration:
    44 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Senior Laboratory Specialist: Research & Development

I have an open position for one of my clients in Boulder, Colorado who is seeking a Senior Laboratory Specialist: Research & Development for an estimated 11 month contract role. The selected candidate will plan, sets up, and performs new, unusual, or involved tests, procedures, experiments, simulations or changes. Records and organizes technical data and observation. Assist engineers, scientist or senior specialist by analyzing, interpreting, and reducing data or observations. Obtains general objectives from engineers, scientist, or senior specialists, receiving information and instruction appropriate to the assignment. May be consulted in project planning to establish schedules.

Receives general objectives from manager, engineers, scientists, or senior specialist. Responsible for results of technical direction, training, and assistance provided to other personnel. Recognizes errors in a wide variety of own and others' work and assures corrective action is taken. Errors could involve future financial losses, due to wasted work or faulty conclusions. Regular technical liaison with others outside of own department including subcontractors. Typically works with engineers and scientist in receiving information and planning assignments. Considerable impact on business, given the technical and logistics leadership role in providing for the project they support. Understands the function, operating principles, and adjustment of tools and equipment utilized in assignments.

Recognizes proper and improper operation of equipment and takes corrective action. Expert in the use of specialized tools and equipment. Utilizes appropriate programming languages as required. Anticipates approximate results from most activities in order to recognize and correct own and others' errors. Prepares technical reports and keeps technical records on assigned projects. Provides technical assistance and information to other personnel. Assumes additional responsibilities as assigned.

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have specialized knowledge of engineering disciplines or physical sciences such as electronics, logic, mechanics, hydraulics, plastics, metallurgy, ceramics and materials, design, layout, chemistry, physics, or mathematics.

Knowledge obtained through formal training such as vocational training program, military technical schools, or other education programs.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer