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Lab Technician I in Portland, OR at Evraz North America

Date Posted: 11/6/2018

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Lab Technician I

City: Portland / State: Oregon                                                   


At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture engineered steel products for rail, energy and industrial end markets at six production sites located in the USA (Portland, Oregon; Pueblo, Colorado) and Canada (Regina, Saskatchewan; Calgary, Camrose and Red Deer, Alberta). We are the largest North American producer by volume in the rail and large diameter pipe markets, and we hold leading positions in the Western Canada oil country tubular goods, small diameter pipe and West Coast plate markets.

EVRAZ offers competitive wages and benefits along with training, apprenticeships and development programs to help you accomplish your professional objectives. We encourage our employees to continue their education by providing tuition reimbursement and training opportunities. And our open door policy fosters a culture of open communication that allows every employee to have a voice in the company. It’s how the best ideas come to light—and why the best people choose to work at EVRAZ.



Job Description and Responsibilities

  • Operate laboratory and mechanical testing equipment including bend tester, hardness tester, cutting saw, sample polisher and microscopes
  • Cut steel plate and pipe samples using Oxy-fuel, plasma torch and CNC robot plasma cutter
  • Prepare and identify samples accurately and clearly and forwards to lab for testing
  • Requires ability to work in an environment subject to fluctuations in heat, humidity, fumes, odors, dust and noise as well as operate high value lab equipment in a controlled environment
  • Physical requirements are medium heavy
  • Must be willing to learn and assist in the duties of a Mechanical Tester
  • Reports to Quality Supervisor or Quality Engineer



Job Requirements

Required:

  • Ability to work rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays and overtime
  • Knowledge of ASTM,API,MIL,ABS,EN, DIN, ASME, NACE and Lloyds Register testing requirements preferred
  • Good math skills: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, accurate number identification
  • Ability to read and follow detailed procedures and roll pages (work documents)
  • Ability to write legibly and accurately without transposing figures
  • Ability to work independently
  • Willing and able to work overtime to cover for vacations, etc.
  • Willing to be cross-trained for other positions in department
  • Desire and ability to be proactive in meeting needs of customer/departments
  • Ability to work with computers (data input)
  • Ability to repeatedly lift 50 pounds
  • Pass Ergonomics Test
  • Ability to operate laboratory equipment safely and accurately
  • Ability to run lathe, Band saws and Milling machines
  • Good written and oral communication skills

 Preferred:

  • Oxy-fuel cutting experience
  • Plasma cutting experience
  • CNC programming experience

 

All applicants must be legally able to work in the USA without sponsorship.

 

EVRAZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans.

While we thank all those who apply, only those being actively considered for employment will be contacted.

 

At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture steel. We also manufacture excellence, drive success and build careers for our employees. Our people come from diverse backgrounds, but share a common set of values and the same goal of creating the best possible solution for our customers.

 

In addition to a competitive wage and generous benefits package, our employees share in the Company’s success through incentives like profit sharing. We provide opportunities for advancement and promote often from within—which means that a job at EVRAZ can take your career farther than you ever imagined.

 

With more than 4,500 team members in the U.S. and Canada, EVRAZ offers well-paying jobs and a comprehensive range of employee benefits. Our total compensation package includes benefits such as:

 

  • Competitive wages and bonus opportunities
  • Family medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage at minimal employee cost
  • Short and long term disability programs
  • Competitive retirement plans
  • Paid vacations
  • Apprenticeship and career advancement within the company
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness program

 

Job Requirements

Required:

  • Ability to work rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays and overtime
  • Knowledge of ASTM,API,MIL,ABS,EN, DIN, ASME, NACE and Lloyds Register testing requirements preferred
  • Good math skills: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, accurate number identification
  • Ability to read and follow detailed procedures and roll pages (work documents)
  • Ability to write legibly and accurately without transposing figures
  • Ability to work independently
  • Willing and able to work overtime to cover for vacations, etc.
  • Willing to be cross-trained for other positions in department
  • Desire and ability to be proactive in meeting needs of customer/departments
  • Ability to work with computers (data input)
  • Ability to repeatedly lift 50 pounds
  • Pass Ergonomics Test
  • Ability to operate laboratory equipment safely and accurately
  • Ability to run lathe, Band saws and Milling machines
  • Good written and oral communication skills

 Preferred:

  • Oxy-fuel cutting experience
  • Plasma cutting experience
  • CNC programming experience

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