Mechanical Test Technician


Website Element Materials Technology


  • Interpretation of internal and client requirements
  • Supervising allocated staff and being responsible for the day to day management of the relevant discipline
  • Operating complex mechanical testing equipment
  • Maintaining accurate and systematic records
  • Performing other duties to fulfil the demands of the laboratory
  • Performing general duties in accordance with Element’s internal procedures, quality as well as Health and Safety system
  • Application of instrumentation and the setting up of complex data capture equipment
  • Report writing, data interpretation and analysis



  • Educated to a good general standard including English and Math
  • Degree level or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or another relevant materials related discipline
  • Hands-on job
  • Sound mechanical bias
  • Previous experience in an appropriate Engineering environment is a distinct advantage
  • Experience of working within a Mechanical testing environment is advantageous
  • An understanding of a recognized Quality Management
  • Systems such as ISO 17025 is beneficial
  • Self motivated Technician with the ability to multi task, organize and work under the pressure of a busy commercial mechanical test laboratory
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A team player attitude
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills



This position requires access to export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, software, and services. U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), or U.S. Government export authorization is required. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the employer obtaining the necessary export authorization, including, if required, an export license from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security, the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Defense Trade Controls, or other applicable government agency.

This job description reflects an assignment of essential functions, it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Other duties and tasks may be assigned to this job at the Company’s discretion.


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