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Author Topic: Instrument Services Specialist needed in Kansas City, MO  (Read 4020 times)

Offline OlDave

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4 July 2005

Midwest Research Institute is currently in need of an Instrument Services Specialist.

MRI Headquarters - Kansas City, MO

Job Description

Works in cooperation with other Instrument Services staff members to maintain the proper operation and calibration of critical instrumentation. Maintains full and accurate documentation of the calibrations performed in accordance with regulatory requirements and MRI SOPs. Works closely with technical department staff to provide satisfactory fulfillment of their calibration needs and to increase the overall reliability of measurements made at the Institute.

General Qualifications

BS/BA in Science or Engineering plus a minimum of 5 years relevant experience or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Experience in the operation and calibration of various types of instrumentation and standards. Proven experience in a research environment, dealing with data recording, federal regulations, QA/Safety/SOPs, and instrumentation. Demonstrates creative problem resolution, meets client expectations in a timely fashion. Interacts with technical staff at all levels in a team-based environment. Proficient computer skills and ability to operate test equipment. Expresses ideas in an organized manner, adjusts language and terminology for different audiences. As needed, works flexible schedule. Travels occasionally for job-related training or other business purposes. Self-starter with a high comfort level working on a variety of equipment. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. In order to meet the government security investigation requirements, U.S. citizenship is a prerequisite.

Midwest Research Institute (MRI), established in 1944, is an internationally acclaimed research center for basic and applied research, as well as technology development. The work of our dedicated staff of scientists, engineers and analysts transforms scientific and technological advances into solutions that benefit government and industry. We partner with clients to provide scientific and technical resources to solve complex problems related to national security and defense, life sciences, pharmaceutical and product developments, applied engineering/systems integration, technology development, environment and energy research. Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, MRI has more than 1,600 employees in the United States. The headquarters comprises 260,000 square feet of corporate, administrative, and research facilities. More than 100 laboratories are equipped with scientific equipment and instrumentation worth $25 Million. The Institute also has a nearby rural 78-acre site with 15,000 square feet of laboratory space in six special-purpose buildings for projects requiring extensive space. Other offices and laboratories are located in, Florida and, Maryland. In addition, MRI operates and manages the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Colorado for the U.S. Department of Energy.

Note: This position is better suited for an experienced K5/6 technician. Very little electronics work so K3/4 gurus won’t be much help.


Please contact Dave Upton with any questions at dupton@mriresearch.org


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