• Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    Staff Req. #
    HVO 18-009
    # of Openings
  • Position Summary

    Performs a range of directed tasks of a technical, scientific, or physical nature in an engineering and laboratory environment.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Technical Knowledge: Uses basic lab/testing/operations techniques and processes. Comfortable with hands-on activities and processes Capable of understanding how elements of activity relate to quality. Sound understanding of straightforward procedures.
    • Tool Usage: Performs basic tasks with standard tools and training provided by ROC; open to being trained on new methods. Use of equipment includes set-up and adjustment.
    • Indicators: Able to maintain safe working environment, follow all rules and guidelines, careful with data recording. Observant. Able to follow 5S(Safety, housekeeping) guidelines.
    • Scope of Responsibility: Performs Lab or test tasks, operation of test equipment, processing equipment, pilot facilities. Scope defined by work instructions; usually deals with routine problems. Timescales are typically daily rather than weekly. Assignments are given with general work instructions; may plan daily workload but work is prioritized elsewhere. Work is often subject to established routines.
    • Leadership: Has strong work ethic, respects time of others, prompt, works safe and maintains a clean workplace.
    • Communication and Collaboration: Capable of maintaining detailed records in written form or databases. Engages in oral and written knowledge transfer when required; technical reports and findings. Observant and capable of communicating unusual observations (good and bad) to program managers and engineers.
    • Behaviors: Complete tasks on time with high quality. Can be depended on to participate on teams and deliver results.


    NOTE:  This list presents only the principal duties of the position and is not intended to be comprehensive. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as dictated by the business needs and conditions.  As an essential function of the job, good attendance is required.

    Skills and Education Required

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


    Education and/or Experience                        

    Associate degree from a two-year accredited or nationally recognized college or Technical Degree; or a minimum of 6 months experience working in hands-on Technical/Laboratory environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Language Skills                        

    Ability to read, work, and interpret instructions in English. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to record observations and keep records of data instructed.


    Mathematical Skills                        

    Ability to perform general mathematical operations and simple data manipulations as instructed. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


    Reasoning Ability

    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.


    Other Skills and Abilities                     

    Proficiency with CAD/CAM a plus. Proficient with Microsoft Office suite necessary.


    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.



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