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PQT Test Technician

Company: Element Materials Technology
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

PQT Test Technician

Job Locations

US-MN-St. Paul




Element has an opportunity for a Test Technician to join our rapidly expanding team.As a member of the operations team, the Test Technician position performs a variety of routine and non-routine testing assignments within the department assigned and insures timely and accurate test results under direct supervision. The technician positions must be proficient in a number of core business skills including but not limited to compliance to established safety rules, code of conduct, and company policies and procedures.


  • Prepares material specimens for testing
  • Performs tests as directed by customer specifications
  • At times operates under the supervision of a more senior test technician and/or a Department Manager
  • Interacts periodically with customers
  • Schedules internal calibration of equipment
  • Gathers and records test data
  • Constructs and maintains various test fixtures and other laboratory equipment to ensure proper working order with little supervision

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Working knowledge of laboratory safety
    • HS diploma or GED certificate preferred. College or vocational school coursework welcomed
    • Minimum of 2 years' experience in a testing related field
    • Analyzes and compiles testing data from the tests performed
    • Basic understanding of testing concepts
    • Possess computer skills
    • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry a plusPhysical Demands:
      • Frequency of required physical force: Minimum (moderate)
      • Lifting requirements: lifting 50 lbs. on occasion
      • Ability to stand on feet for long periods of time
      • Ability to lift 50+lbs periodically

        Company Overview

        Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 9,000 brilliant minds operating from 270 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to 'Make tomorrow safer than today'. When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access. While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development. Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.

        Diversity Statement

        At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming "the world's most trusted testing partner". All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, race, religion, responsibility of dependents, sexual orientation, or gender identity or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

Keywords: Element Materials Technology, St. Paul , PQT Test Technician, Professions , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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