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.
Operation of furnace and any ancillary equipment to ensure compliance with the appropriate test requirements, when required
Observing and noting occurrences throughout the test with respect to the relevant test standard, where appropriate
Evaluating the performance of the specimen / s in accordance with the requirements of the appropriate test standard, where appropriate and under the supervision of the Testing / Technical Officer responsible
Ensuring all safety requirements are fulfilled in conjunction with the Testing / Technical Officer, as appropriate
Demolition and safe disposal of test specimens within a reasonable time frame after the test to ensure maximum utilisation of each frame
Ensuring the laboratory is clean and tidy at all times, particularly with respect to the furnace to which you have been allocated
Provision of test data, photographs and material properties for inclusion in the test report being prepared for the appropriate Testing / Technical Officer, within the required time period set by the departmental objectives
The preparation of the report may also require the survey to be carried out on the test specimen prior to (and directly after) the test
Completion of internal systems using FIREMAN and any associated procedures designed for the effective operation of the department.
Skills / Qualifications
We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration business in the world.
We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.
and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.
Our mission is simple : to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.
We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.
When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY. We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.
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 : race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and / or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.