Materials Characterization Engineer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

This position is with Dynetics Technical Solutions, Inc. (DTS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dynetics DTS is seeking a talented Materials Characterization Engineer to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics Technical Solutions provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

A successful candidate will work closely with a highly technical multidisciplinary team to characterize advanced materials ranging across metals, ceramics, composites, and polymers.

The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, performing material characterization, metallography/materialography, documenting analysis results, and developing processes and procedures to increase Dynetics materials test capabilities.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Metallurgy, Materials Science/Engineering, or a related field is required.
  • At least 5 years of experience directly performing metallography/materialography and developing related techniques and procedures.
  • Experience working with etchants and other chemicals
  • Experience with microscopy (optical and SEM), elemental analysis (SEM/EDS) hardness testing, density determination, and other materials characterization methods.
  • Technical knowledge in manufacturing processes and applications of aerospace and high-temperature materials.
  • Must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment with challenging deadlines, and the pressure of handling multiple projects and assignments.
  • Must be willing to take ownership, enjoy solving challenging problems, have the ability to overcome technical barriers, and be self-motivated.

Other Qualifications

  • Strong work ethic and a positive team player
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are necessary
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment or independently
  • Experience with technical documents and report writing is required

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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