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Field Test Technician (Homestead, FL)

Posted: 5/20/2019

Reporting to the Field Marshall, this position will perform natural and artificial weathering tests to determine the outdoor exposure durability of a wide range of materials. Weathering damage causes billions of dollars of product damage each year, and we help our customers determine if their products will last outdoors. We write test reports on the performance of these materials during their exposure. We test all types of products for ability to withstand outdoor degradation due to the weather. We use large weathering fixtures and frames to mount specimens for exposure, and we use various tools and other hardware to create special fixtures.

Q-Lab Corporation is a global leader in providing material durability testing products such as weathering testers, light stability testers and corrosion testers. We maintain a global presence with manufacturing facilities in the US and sales and distribution facilities in England, Germany and China. We also perform expert contract testing at our benchmark exposure locations in Florida and Arizona. Our world-class corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility are located in Westlake, Ohio. We are a ‘2012, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Top Workplaces Award Winner’ (Cleveland, OH).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Remove specimens from exposure for the purpose of having evaluations completed on them
  • Remove specimens from exposure and deliver directly to shipping to be returned to customers
  • Remounts existing test specimens when necessary after removal for repair of racks, or to improve exposures
  • Continually consolidate tests on the Q-TRAC’s and AIM Boxes to make room for new tests
  • Re-exposure specimens after evaluations
  • Turn on/off Q-TRAC and AIM Boxes as scheduled
  • Complete Freeze/Thaw process as scheduled
  • Field Checks to maintain exposures correctly
  • Maintains Q-TRAC availability report
  • Maintains AIM Box availability report
  • Coordinates supplies for shipping department and test supplies
  • Other duties as required or necessary

Qualifications for this role:

  • Manual dexterity
  • Experience working in outdoor setting in extreme heat for extended periods of time
  • Past experience working with common hand tools
  • Ability to problem solve through complex installations
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Team player that is willing to help as needed outside of their job scope

We Offer:

  • A casual, fast-moving, and friendly work atmosphere
  • A big business footprint, but small business family culture
  • A proven track record of success
  • Stability
  • Excellent compensation package + bonus
  • Vacation, Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Comprehensive benefits: Health, Prescription and Life
  • 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 Top Workplaces Award Winner (Cleveland, OH)

Contact Us


Q-Lab Phone Numbers

USA: +1-440-835-8700
Florida & Arizona Test Services: +1-305-245-5600
UK/Europe: +44-1204-861616
Germany: +49-681-857470
China: +86-21-5879-7970

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