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Test Specialist

Menlo Park, CA, USA | Exponent

  • Industry:
    Management Consulting
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Consulting - Strategy
  • Experience:
    1-3 years
    3-5 years
Job Description:
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Exponent is a leading engineering and scientific consulting firm that brings together more than 90 different disciplines to solve the most pressing and complicated challenges facing stakeholders today.Our vision is to engage the brightest scientists and engineers to empower clients with solutions for a safe, healthy, sustainable and technologically complex world.We leverage over 50 years of experience in analyzing accidents and failures to advise clients as they innovate their technologically complex products and processes, ensure the safety and health of their users, and address the challenges of sustainability. 

We employ experts from top programs at over 500 universities, as well as technical specialists from a variety of industries.At Exponent, we look to hire intelligent and driven people who want to make an impact and grow their careers within a dynamic consulting firm.You will work together with our consultants to provide outstanding service to our clients and to achieve our vision as a pre-eminent engineering and scientific consulting firm.We are excited about your interest in joining our growing team!

Key statistics:

  • 1100+ Team members

  • 900+ Consultants

  • 550+ Ph.D.’s

  • 30+ Offices globally 

We are currently seeking a Test Specialist for our Materials & Corrosion Engineering Practice in Menlo Park, CA.  

Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Operating scanning electron microscopes, CT scanners, optical microscopes, and mechanical testing equipment

  • Performing metallography and designing and constructing test fixtures for non-standard testing

  • Calibrating laboratory equipment, stocking lab supplies and assisting with inspections

You will have the following skills and qualifications: 

  • B.S. or Associates degree or equivalent mechanical experience with 2-5 years of experience

  • Must be a self-starter and capable of observing and solving problems using all available resources

  • Ability to formulate written and verbal descriptions, conduct tests and take accurate notes for follow-up

  • Excellent hands-on skills and a mechanical background and ability to operate common machine tools (lathe, mill, band saw etc.)

  • Experience in metallography, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), SolidWorks and CNC programming experience, automotive or in a R&D laboratory setting is required

  • Must be versatile, team-oriented, willing to work overtime, and travel as needed

We value and encourage diversity and inclusivity across all facets of our firm.Having a team built of people with different backgrounds, skills and perspectives allows us to provide better value to our clients and enjoy an enriched work environment. 

Our firm is committed to offering a variety of programs and resources to support health and well-being. We believe that providing competitive benefits as well as compensation and recognition programs empowers our staff to do work that makes a difference.

Exponent is a proud equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

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