Malvern, PA 19355 US
KNOWLEDGE• Hands-on skills in safely conducting laboratory experiments• Good attention to detail and quality of work. Organization is key.• Written and oral communication to supervisor• Knowledge of Ceilings/grid and/or drywall industry is a plus• Associates degree in scientific field is desirable, but professional experience is more favorable• Responsibilities includes preparation, installation and deconstruction of ceilings product.• Knowledge of computer and software use as Microsoft Excel and specific testing equipment software. This can include analyzing data in excel.
CERTAINTEEDCertainTeed Corporation as part of ClientClientClient is a leading North American manufacturer of building materials including roofing, siding, insulation, drywall and windows and patio doors, fence, decking, railing, foundations and pipe. The company is headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, and has approximately 9,000 employees and 70 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States.GENERAL FUNCTIONLab Technician will support CertainTeed activities for Ceilings R&D in Kulpsville PA facility and Gypsum R&D in Malvern PA facility. The incumbent will assist in measurements of the product acoustics, mechanics and weathering performances. The individual will independently or with the help of another conduct lab performance testing on specific equipment. This can be labor intensive and includes installation and deconstruction of a full ceilings suspension system (grid and tiles). The individual must maintain a safe working environment in laboratories by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.They must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. (cartons of ceiling tiles) and be comfortable working at heights. (Motorized lift used). Should be comfortable using tools such as a knife to cut edge samples with appropriate PPE.The individual must be able to multitask effectively and meet specific deadlines. Sample preparation can take some time so it is good practice to prepare the next sample as the initial sample is being tested. The sample load can be a lot at times so organization is key!After performing necessary tests, the individual would be required to analyze and communicate any data to the requestor. The individual will be cross-trained for various operations in the lab.