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Weathering Technician 1 at AMETEK, Inc

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Phoenix, Arizona

Job Description:

Your Impact:

Atlas is currently seeking new talent to join our Phoenix, AZ team as a Weathering Technician, eager to learn and develop with our organization. In this role, you will be responsible for exposing new orders, evaluating specimens, returning orders, retrieving specimens, and generating reports.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with receipt and shipping of incoming and outgoing test samples.
  • Prepare specimens for exposure by mounting and exposing as per client requirements.
  • Set up new orders, log specimen into computer using AWSG database.
  • According to list, acquire folder, retrieve samples, mark location, and complete paperwork.
  • Retrieve specimen for evaluation according to daily work list of tests due.
  • Evaluate specimens at the designated intervals both in the laboratory or field per industry standards and client specifications.
  • Perform washes and measure gloss, distinctness of image (DOI), color, haze, and optical property readings at the scheduled intervals using appropriate equipment as per the applicable standards.
  • Verification/Standardization of instruments on a daily basis, or as needed by specification and company policy.
  • Generate reports for clients.
  • Return samples to the field for resumption of testing.
  • Perform field inspections (visual) and/or field washes, as per folder instructions, and enter into the computer.
  • Maintain Machine/Testing equipment housekeeping.
  • Perform visual inspections utilizing weathering degradation knowledge.
  • Able to calibrate machines, complete necessary logs and records relating to preventative maintenance.
  • May communicate with customers regarding industry standards, provide test results, discus changes in evaluations if needed.
  • Able to effectively answer client questions and concerns via telephone, fax, email or while visiting the site if needed.
  • Demonstrates an advanced knowledge of departmental activities, cross-trained in most activities within the department, and able to facilitate the workflow within the department.

Position Requirements:

  • Self-Starter
  • Quality and customer driven.
  • Ability to grow within organization.
  • Ability to lift 25lbs or more on a continuous basis.
  • Standing for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work outdoors for an extended period of time.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Data collection, entry, evaluation, and management.
  • Experience with data acquisition systems.
  • Analytical capabilities and attention to detail.
  • Microsoft Excel Proficiency.
  • Ability to multi-task and handle changing priorities.
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills.

Why Atlas?

For more than 100 years, Atlas has been a leader in materials durability testing, offering a complete line of weathering testing instrumentation, laboratory, and outdoor testing services. Headquartered in Mount Prospect, IL, Atlas employs over 250 colleagues around the world and operates major facilities in the US and Germany. Acquired by AMETEK in 2010, Atlas Material Testing is a business unit within AMETEK's Measurement, Communication and Testing Division. We service several markets including automotive, paint and coatings, plastics and additives, textiles, pharmaceutical and consumer products, architecture, aerospace, photovoltaics, and packaging.

Atlas offers a competitive benefits package that encompasses Health Vision and Dental Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401(k) plus matching, Flexible Spending Account, Life, Supplemental Life, and Disability Insurance, Referral Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, Employee Discount and Professional Development.



Salary Minimum: Market

Salary Maximum: Market


Disclaimer: Where a specific pay range is noted, it is a good faith estimate at the time of this posting. The actual salary offered will be based on experience, skills, qualifications, market / business considerations, and geographic location.

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers' most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK is a leading global provider of industrial technology solutions serving a diverse set of attractive niche markets with annual sales of over $6.0 billion. Traded publicly (NYSE:AME), we are a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1 (866) 263-8359.

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