Senior Research Technician

Location: Twin Falls, Idaho
Type: Full Time
Min. Experience: 5

Job Description

Senior Research Technician
Amalgamated Research LLC – Twin Falls, Idaho.

Amalgamated Research LLC (ARi) is seeking a Senior Research Technician to provide mechanical support for facility and tool maintenance along with innovative procurement, construction, assembly and testing of specialized equipment systems. This role is responsible for total facility maintenance and repairs according to applicable codes. The overall maintenance responsibilities include building, grounds, tools, equipment and operating systems. The equipment and operating systems include, but not limited to, pilot plant equipment, compressors, boilers, HVAC, piping systems, electrical, rolling stock, water/sewer, lathe, CNC mill and other common tools.

Additionally, the Senior Research Technician instructs authorized employees in the correct and safe use of tooling and equipment. This role actively directs and monitors contractors for facility maintenance and interacts with customer inspectors as needed. Occasional travel in the USA and to foreign countries is required to assist and/or supervise equipment systems and parts installations.

Additional Responsibilities:

• Collaboratively investigate, specify and assist in procuring appropriate materials of construction as needed through all phases of equipment and systems fabrication.

• Develop solutions and implement repairs related to parts returns.

• Maintain library of O & M manuals for all equipment and buildings.

• Responsible for the design, construction and proper documentation of domestic and overseas shipping containers.

• Assist QA/QC department as needed to inspect and monitor system and parts fabrication (in-house and contracted).

• Meet assigned project deadlines, performance criteria and fabrication according to appropriate codes and standards.

Job Requirements

• Associate degree or higher is required in a related field according to essential job functions.
• Minimum of 5 years hands-on mechanical experience.
• Experience desired in operating tools and machinery such as lathe, drill presses, all types of saws, cutting and welding, and other tools required for equipment fabrication.
• OR any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.