Metallurgical & Materials Engineer

Elizabeth City, NC | Contract to Hire

Post Date: 06/08/2018 Job ID: 226560 Industry: Engineering

Metallurgical & Materials Engineer
Elizabeth City, NC
Description:
The Senior Materials Engineer will conduct materials engineering, corrosion engineering, materials science, and failure analysis required to support Government aviation.
 
Responsibilities:
Perform root cause failure analysis.
Utilize a three phase (collection, analysis, and a conclusion) root cause failure analysis process
Perform sample collection, Report findings of the root cause failure analysis
Provide solutions to prevent the failure event from reoccurring shall be included in a root cause failure analysis
Perform corrosion failure analysis IAW ASTM G161-00, Standard Guide for Corrosion-Related Failure Analysis
Perform coating failure analysis considering variables such as adhesion, wetting, surface preparation, permeability, mechanical stress, chemical attack, and weathering as described in ASTM STP1119-EB, Failure Analysis of Applied Coatings
Perform metallurgical failure analysis IAW ASTM E2332-04, Standard Practice for Investigation and Analysis of Physical Component Failures
  Support organic and inorganic coating protection initiatives:
Identify alloy using energy dispersive spectroscopy and X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy: Include results by atomic weight percent and a comparison to the alloy standard
Address and explain variations between the results and the standard follow the guidelines of ASTM E1508-12a, Standard Guide for Quantitative Analysis by Energy-Dispersive Spectroscopy
 
Qualifications:
Masters Degree (min) in Materials Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, or Materials Science
Experience within Materials Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, or Materials Science
Skilled in the use of standard and specialized tools and the equipment of the discipline including various laboratory and metallurgical equipment
Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
Ability to pass a NACI background Investigation

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