Cartographic Technician (Recent Graduate)

Company Name: BLM

Title: Cartographic Technician (Recent Graduate)
Location: Carlsbad, NM

For additional information about the BLM, please visit Our website.

This position is located in Carlsbad, New Mexico. Information about Carlsbad and the Carlsbad area can be found at Carlsbad, NM.

Physical Demands: The physical requirements of the position are normal for an office environment. The work will require extended periods of standing at a digitizing tablet or light table and sitting at a computer workstation.

Work Environment: Typically, work is performed in a normal office setting; however, occasional field work may be required.

This position is for Recent Graduates who have completed a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution within the previous 2 years. Note: (1) Certain veterans precluded from applying within the timeframe due to a military service obligation have up to 6 years from completing their education to apply.

This is an excepted service, developmental experience appointment expected to last only 1 year under the BLM Pathways Recent Graduates Program. The BLM will require the selected applicant to complete a Participant Agreement in which it shall document the anticipated start and end dates for this developmental appointment.

The agency may noncompetitively convert a Recent Graduate who is a U. S. citizen to a term or permanent appointment in the competitive service, as long as the Recent Graduate successfully completes the BLM’s 1 year developmental program and meets the OPM Qualification Standards for the targeted occupational series.

Minimum Qualifications: 

This position does not have an education requirement. You must meet the specialized experience requirement to qualify for this position.
You will need to clearly state your undergraduate/graduate degree(s) and submit your college transcripts or a listing of your college courses that includes hours and grades.

Desired Majors: Geography

Position Type: Full-time Employment

Hours per week:  40+
Salary & Benefits: (USD) $40684.00 – (USD) $52893.00

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Application Deadline: 7/17/2017

Geoscience Workforce Program Internship

Company Name: AGI Workforce

Title: Geoscience Workforce Program Internship
Location: Reno

The AGI Workforce Program tracks the supply and demand of geoscientists by collecting original data and analyzing existing data from Federal and industry sources, in order to inform the geoscience community of workforce trends and issues through regular reports.  The Workforce Program also engages the next generation of geoscientists by supporting student recruitment at the college level and by communicating with students, faculty, and non-academic professionals about making the transition into the geoscience workforce after graduation.

AGI’s Workforce Program is seeking an intern to work with the Workforce Staff this fall on various research and analysis projects.

Tasks include:

  • Quality control of new data
  • Data entry
  • Data collection
  • Database management
  • Data analysis and aggregation
  • Some statistical analysis depending on skills
  • Managing the “Life as a Geoscientist” photo contest
  • Working within social media outreach and website design

Minimum Qualifications: 
This internship is intended for students pursuing a master’s degree or students that recently graduated with a bachelor’s or master’s degree with experience in data collection, statistical analysis, human subjects research, and/or database management.  Strong communication and teamwork skills are required. 


Desired Majors: Geology, Geological Engineering,

Position Type:  Paid Internship

Hours per week:  40+
Salary & Benefits: 

The internship is 12 weeks long and includes a $5,000 stipend.  The preferred starting date would be towards the beginning of September.  The internship is located at the offices for the American Geosciences Institute in Alexandria, VA. The intern will be responsible for finding a housing arrangement if needed. 

Application Process: 

To apply for this position, please send a resume with a cover letter describing how your experience will help you in this position. Please also include names and contact information for two references via email to, with the subject heading “Fall Workforce Data Internship.”

All applications must be received by July 31, 2017. All applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

For more information, please contact Carolyn Wilson, Geoscience Workforce Data Analyst, at

The American Geosciences Institute is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Deadline: 7/31/2017

Engineering Geologist Job

Company Name: Golder & Associates

Title: Engineering Geologist Job
Location: Anchorage, AK, US

As a global, employee-owned organisation with over 50 years of experience, Golder Associates is driven by our purpose to engineer earth’s development while preserving earth’s integrity. From more than 170 offices worldwide, our over 7000 employees deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their sustainable development goals by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy.

Golder Associates Inc. is currently seeking an Entry Level Engineering Geologist for the Anchorage, Alaska location. In this role you will have the opportunity to work with highly skilled professionals in the field of Engineering Geology. Our ideal candidate will have prior work experience in the State of Alaska. New Graduates are encouraged to apply.

Your primary responsibilities will include:
* Organize and conduct general field sampling and testing (e.g., soil, rock, groundwater, permafrost, contaminated soil)
* Perform geologic mapping and site reconnaissance
* Compile and summarize geologic and geotechnical data
* Assist writing reports and other related duties to support multidisciplinary project team
* Install and monitor geotechnical instrumentation
* Assist with geophysical surveys
* Perform construction monitoring
* Assignments will include travel to remote locations in Alaska and work outdoors during winter and summer.

Minimum Qualifications: 

The preferred candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:
* Master’s Degree in Engineering Geology or Geology
* 0-2 years of professional geological experience
* Field experience, logging of soil/rock and frozen ground
* Experience with field mapping and the use of a compass, GPS and GIS software
* Familiarity with evaluation of geohazards
* Understanding of Alaska contaminated site regulations
* Ability to work in challenging terrain
* Previous experience with remote logistics in Alaska

The successful candidate shall have excellent verbal and written communication skills combined with a positive attitude and ability to work independently and with groups. A willingness to perform a variety of assignments on short notice is also required. In addition, must be able to travel on short notice and work at remote locations, including construction camps and rural Alaskan communities, as well in challenging terrain.

Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical that includes a drug screen and background check. Successful candidates will also be required to comply with all security, safety, health and environment requirements at project sites.

The candidate must be eligible for employment in the U.S. and possess a valid U.S. driver’s license.

Desired Majors: Geology, Geological Engineering

Position Type:  Full-Time Employment

Hours per week:  40+
Salary & Benefits: 

Our staff benefit from:
* An option to purchase shares in Golder Associates
Career and personal development opportunities and support of personal growth
* Employee mentoring program
* Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

Application Process:

Application Deadline: N/A

Global Vanguard Program Internship

Company Name: City Internships

Title: Global Vanguard Program Internship
Location: London, Paris, New York, Chicago, Boston, Washington D.C., Miami, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Sydney and Hong Kong


The Global Vanguard Program, like our flagship Global Explorer Program, centers around an internship placement with a leading company. It is however a semester-length program, rather than an 8-week program, and is more closely focused on students acquiring permanent, post-program employment. The Vanguard program is therefore most popular with rising seniors and recent graduates.

Places are available in London, Paris, New York, Chicago, Boston, Washington D.C., Miami, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Sydney and Hong Kong.

With internship placements in 9 industries:

Banking & Financial Services, Marketing, Advertising and PR, Consulting and Professional Services, Technology and Engineering, Entertainment, Media and Journalism, Law and Politics, Art, Fashion & Design, Charities, NFPs & NGOs, Start-Ups & Entrepreneurship.

Minimum Qualifications: 


Desired Majors: Geography, Geology, Geophysics, Hydrogeology, Geological Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering

Position Type:  Paid Internship

Hours per week:  20+
Salary & Benefits:  N/A

Application Process:


Application Deadline: 7/28/2017

Entry Level Lab Technicians

Company Name: Geotemps

Title: Entry Level Lab Technicians
Location: Reno/Sparks

Geotemps, Inc. is currently recruiting for multiple entry level Lab Technicians in the Reno/Sparks area. These technicians will be responsible for handling precious metal samples (weighing, testing, crushing, splitting, etc.) in a face paced environment. Candidate must possess good and effective communication skills, be self-motivated, and well organized while continuously aligning daily functions. Utilizing designed sampling methods which are most appropriate to obtain a sample that is representative of the original sample. These are Extensive Labor positions.

Possible Responsibilities
Sieving, crushing, splitting
Coning and quartering samples with shovel
Loading and unloading drying ovens under supervision
Maintain own production logs
Preparing and weighing samples
Loading and unloading fusion and cupellation furnaces
Moving crucible storage racks
Hammer use for the purpose of de-slagging lead buttons
Sample management and set up/prepare samples for fusion
General cleaning duties for basic lab cleanliness
May assists with layout duties/tasks
Use correct methods in accordance with the established procedures and schedules while ensuring metallurgical and analytical quality
Sample management
Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Physical Demands
Must be able to work various shifts
Must be able to lift/handle up to 75 lbs. repeatedly throughout a 12 hour day
Must be able to climb ladders and stairs, sit, stand, walk, stoop, crawl, twist, bend, and physically capable of the job duties
Must be able to pass a respirator fit test and wear a respirator during shift
Must be able to pass a general physical
Must work with health and safety in mind


Minimum Qualifications: 

High school diploma or GED required
Physical requirements listed above
Flexible work schedule (weekends may be required, etc.)
Excellent team oriented work ability
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Experience with a laboratory setting would be considered an asse

Desired Majors: Geography, Geology, Geophysics, Hydrogeology, Geological Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering

Position Type:  Full-time Employment

Hours per week:  40+
Salary & Benefits:  $10.00 – 13.00 Dependent on experience

Application Process: 

If you are interested in these positions please visit our website/job board ( &/or reach out to your local Geotemps, Inc. Office (775)746-7146

Tina Rodriguez
Staffing Manager, Geotemps, Inc.
Wmca (775) 623-3760 & Reno (775) 746-7146
610 Sheehan Street, Unit B | Winnemucca, NV 89445
(800) 388-0727 (After Hours Emergency Line) |

Application Deadline: ASAP

Core Shed Technician/Laborer

Company Name: Geotemps

Title: Core Shed Technician/Laborer
Location: Winnemucca

Geotech to assist with cutting/logging core, sample bag preparation, photographing samples and other labor duties at the Core Shed. May be required to operate customer vehicle; must operate in a safe manner and obey all traffic laws.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
The employee is regularly required to stand, bend and twist, use hands and fingers, handle or feel, talk or hear, and reach above the shoulder with hands and arms.
Physically capable of sitting or standing, shoveling and performing other types of physical work for long periods of time.
The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, kneel, crouch, crawl, walk and sit.
Must be able to lift and carry repetitively up to 75-lbs through an 8-10 hour shift.
The employee regularly performs repetitive work involving use of hands and wrists.
The employee is frequently required to walk on uneven or slippery surfaces.
Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Good eye-to-hand coordination is essential.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
The employee may be exposed to high precarious places.
The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.
The employee may be required to climb a ladder.
The employee is required to wear and use the proper safety equipment, including steel toed boots and respiratory protection, and techniques to insure the employee’s safety and safety of others.
The employee is occasionally exposed to caustic chemicals and vibration.
The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud.
The employee may work in extremely hot or extremely cold; wet or dry environmental conditions.
The employee is regularly required to work 8-10 hour shifts.

Minimum Qualifications: General Requirements include but are not limited to:
Qualified candidates must pass a pre-employment drug screen, criminal background check, respirator fit test and PFT, and have a clean motor vehicle record (MVR).
Must be able to read and write in English
Steel Toed Boots Required; other PPE provided by Client.


Desired Majors: Geography, Geology, Geophysics, Hydrogeology, Geological Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering

Position Type:  Full-time Employment

Hours per week:  40+
Salary & Benefits:  $15/hr. Per Diem/Expenses: $20/day (this assists with gas and food)

Application Process: Tina Rodriguez at

Application Deadline: N/A

Outdoor Recreational Planner-Caves

Company Name: Bureau of Land Management

Title: Outdoor Recreational Planner-Caves
Location: Carlsbad, NM

Conducts or manages most aspects of the outdoor recreation program. Major program elements include recreation management, visual resource management, wilderness management, and off-road vehicle management. Provides the Field Office assistance on the cave management program by issuing permits, monitoring use, working with volunteers, or helping with other cave management duties. Prepares and implements activity level management plans for recreation management that are based on RMP-level use planning decisions. Provides assistance to management in preparing annual budgets based on land use planning. Prepares environmental assessments for Outdoor recreation management activities, and serves as a team member in the preparation and review of environmental analysis for projects related to oil and gas leasing and exploration, mineral materials sales and other Bureau or industry sponsored projects. Utilization of Automation equipment (hardware and software), data systems, Global Position systems (GIS), and applications to accomplish the duties of this positions.

Minimum Qualifications: 

“Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study — outdoor recreation planning or a related field such as: sociology, forestry, landscape architecture, economics, biological science, park administration, earth science, natural resource management and conservation, civil engineering, urban planning, or recreation. Applicants who qualify on the basis of graduate work in related disciplines must have one or more courses in outdoor recreation.

Specialized Experience for the GS-09 is described as: 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 level in outdoor recreation management related work. Specialized experience is defined as experience which includes the application of professional knowledge and competence in the ability to plan and coordinate the use of land, water, and related resources for recreation and conservation purposes at the trainee level. Examples: Ability to deal with people of differing backgrounds and behavioral patterns. Evaluation of land or water areas for their recreation and related potential use, such as wildlife reserve.; -OR- EDUCATION: Master’s or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D., if related -OR- Combination of Education and Experience: Total qualifying education as described above and experience as listed above are combined together and when combined must total to equal at least 100 percent to qualify. Only graduate level education may be combined with experience.

Specialized Experience for the GS-11 is described as: 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level in outdoor recreation management related work. Specialized experience is defined as experience which includes the application of professional knowledge and competence in the ability to plan and coordinate the use of land, water, and related resources for recreation and conservation purposes . Examples: Analysis and evaluation of outdoor recreation interests, habits, and needs of diversified groups, and the means for meeting those needs. Solution of administrative, intergovernmental, socioeconomic, and other problems involved in providing adequate recreation opportunities while preserving, restoring, and enhancing the quality of the outdoor environment.; -OR- Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related -OR- Combination of Education and Experience: Total qualifying education as described above and experience as listed above are combined together and when combined must total to equal at least 100 percent to qualify. Only graduate level education may be combined with experience.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement.”

Desired Majors: Geography

Position Type:  Full-time Employment

Hours per week:  40+
Salary & Benefits:

Application Process: 

“To receive consideration for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes ALL of the following items: 1. Your responses to the Assessment Questionnaire; 2. Your resume; and 3. Applicable supporting documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

Click on the button “”Apply Online”” and login to MY USAJOBS.

If you haven’t already registered with USAJOBS, the system will require you to create a user name and password, complete a questionnaire and upload, paste or type a resume into USAJOBS.

If you have already registered with USAJOBS and forgot your login information, select the “”Did you forget your username and/or password”” link from the right side menu.

Your application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time by the closing date of this announcement.

If you need assistance in applying on-line, please contact the HR Office 505-954-2087 or If applying on-line poses a hardship for you (i.e. you do not have access to the internet) you must contact us prior to the closing date of the announcement for an alternative method of applying.
Required Documents:
Resumes must show relevant experience and other information. Your resume must list your education and work experience including the dates (mm/dd/yy) of each employment along with the number of hours worked per week and salary information. Your resume will be used to validate your responses to the assessment tool(s). You are welcome to submit a cover letter (optional). If you wish to do so, include it with your resume.

In addition to the online application (resume and responses to the questionnaire), you are required to submit the following forms:

Copy of Transcripts or a list of college courses that include hours and grades from an accredited U.S. college/university. If your degree is from a Foreign Institution, See Foreign Education.

Veterans’ Preference: If you are entitled to veterans’ preference, you should indicate the level of veterans’ preference you are claiming on your resume. Your veterans’ preference entitlement will be adjudicated (verified) by the employing agency using the documents you provide.
For 0-point Sole survivorship veterans’ preference (SSP), please provide the documentation you received granting this preference.
For 5-point veterans’ preference, please provide your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty), official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty, or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that proves your military service was performed under honorable conditions.
For 10-point veterans’ preference, please submit a Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, DD-214, and the required documentation.
For more information on which type of preference is applicable please visit VetGuide.

Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligibles: documentation verifying your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility – this includes a copy of the agency notice and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level and duty location.

You may submit your documents either via Auto-Requested Fax or by uploading your documents from your USAJOBS Profile.

Auto-Requested Fax: allows you to submit required documentation that will be electronically displayed along with your resume.

UPLOADING DOCUMENTS: instead of faxing your documents you may use the uploading procedures thru Applicant Manager. Do not use both options.

Hard copy paper supplemental documents, submitted without prior Human Resources approval, will be considered as an incomplete application.

Required documentation must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, on the closing date of this announcement.
What to Expect Next:
You will be notified of the status of your application as the qualification review process is conducted.

You may also check the status of your application by viewing your MY USAJOBs account.”

Application Deadline: 6/15/2017


Company Name: Friends of Verde River Greenway

Location: Cottonwood, Arizona

“The Verde River is one of the last remaining healthy, perennially flowing rivers left in the arid desert state of Arizona. The Verde River system, including its connected streams, creeks and groundwater resources, supports the economies of rural Verde Valley communities and businesses both as a vital water supply and as a driver of tourism and recreation. Friends of Verde River Greenway is a nonprofit conservation organization that has been working collaboratively at the local level for the past decade to restore and sustain river flows and riparian habitat, while building community connections to the Verde River and its tributaries. The organization has been experiencing significant growth and expansion in the scope of its programs and funding.

Friends is seeking a Program Manager for its Restoring Habitat program. The Program Manager is responsible for implementing the annual programmatic goals and objectives, program planning and budgeting, partnership development, and supervision of program staff involved in riparian restoration activities. The Program Manager is also the point person for the Verde Watershed Restoration Coalition, a multi-stakeholder collaborative partnership that implements river restoration projects throughout the watershed. The ideal candidate will have experience and skill in program management in the nonprofit or government sector, be able to multi-task and manage several complex projects simultaneously, and be able to foster positive collaborative partnerships with key stakeholders in the region.

Friends of Verde River Greenway’s offices are located in Cottonwood, Arizona, a community in the vibrant Verde Valley of central Arizona. Recently honored as one of only twenty National Geographic “geotourism” destinations, the Sedona-Verde Valley is home to spectacular natural resources, friendly small-town communities, and abundant outdoor recreation opportunities. The region boasts a blossoming local wine industry, rich historic cultural resources and heritage, excellent local restaurants, and nationally recognized festivals and events. From the verdant oasis of the Verde River flowing through Clarkdale, Cottonwood and Camp Verde – to the magnificent red rocks of Sedona – the Verde Valley is a special place, offering an extraordinary quality of life.”

Minimum Qualifications: 

“Experienced Candidate should have a minimum of 5 years of applied experience in natural resource management or other environmental science discipline. Candidate must have the ability to manage several projects simultaneously, and be able to advise and assist on river restoration and conservation issues, problems and solutions – including habitat restoration – in the western United States. Must also have demonstrated supervisory and team-building skills. Must be a strong communicator with the ability to speak effectively to diverse groups of rural and community landowners, residents and other stakeholders, both verbally and in writing, about the Restoring Habitat program activities and priorities. Must have strong collaborative skills in working with other nonprofit organizations, local governments, public land managers, and other key stakeholders and audiences involved in Restoring Habitat programmatic work.

Competencies and Personal Characteristics
• Candidate should demonstrate an understanding of the needs, goals, and motivations of critical stakeholder groups, and ability to build relationships and strategic alliances with diverse interest groups on the organization’s issues.
• Must be versed in (or able and willing to learn) issues related to invasive plant management, restoration ecology, and volunteer management. Knowledge of riparian ecology a plus.
• Able to think creatively and strategically; and demonstrate the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid
conclusions from scientific-based information. Must also exhibit independent judgment in the development, implementation and evaluation of plans, procedures and policies.
• Responsible for programatic leadership and supervision of staff and organizational consultants or contractors in the development, implementation and evaluation of short and long range plans and policies and other activities, consistent with annual work plan and overall organizational strategic plan.
• Responsible, with assistance from the ED, for the financial management of the Restoration Program, including assisting in the development and implementation of the annual budget, consistent with the strategic plan and financial policies of the organization relative to fundraising. Education Attainment of an undergraduate degree from an accredited university or college is required – an advanced degree is preferred. Friends is open to a range of educational backgrounds related to environmental studies, biological sciences, or other relevant field. ”

Desired Majors: Geography, Geology, Geophysics, Hydrogeology, Geological Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering

Position Type:  Full-time Employment

Hours per week:  40+
Salary & Benefits:  N/A

Application Process: 

“Applicants should provide the Search Committee a resume or CV,
cover letter, and three professional references by email to Anna Schrenk
at, subject line “Program Manager.”
Applications may also be sent via postal service to:
ATTN: Program Manager Search Committee
Friends of Verde River Greenway
PO Box 2535 Cottonwood, AZ 86326”

Application Deadline: 7/3/2017

Project Intern

Company Name: Arizona Pipeline CO.

Title: Project Intern
Location: Carson City, NV

Employee is responsible for creating detailed technical drawings using Autocad or other programs specified by APL; per field maintenance sketches or other means identifying pipeline installation/abandonment per customer specifications and requirements. Training to be provided in house and per our customer.


· Collect data from Superintendents/Foremen and incorporate this information into technical drawings per customer specifications and requirements.

· Perform basic Microsoft functions in excel and word

· Preparation of standard reports including editing and verifying as needed or directed

· Professional interactions with SWGas representatives

· Special projects as assigned by management

Minimum Qualifications: 

· Strong attention to detail, the ability to manage multiple tasks and identify deviations from protocol.

· Experience in Autocad preferred

· Must be able to accomplish all assignments timely, error-free, and against deadlines; diplomatic in interpersonal dealings; is professional and personable; a skilled communicator, both written and oral; and a team player.

· Strong computer proficiency, specifically in Microsoft Office Suite & Autocad

· Position requires moderate lifting up to 50lbs, moderate carrying up to 50lbs, pulling, bending, reaching above shoulder, grasping, walking, standing, sitting for long periods of time, twisting, kneeling, stooping, climbing stairs, operating office equipment

· Environmental conditions; indoor, occasional dust

· Must be able to work a minimum of a 40-hour week with additional time as required.

Desired Majors: Geography, Geology, Geophysics, Hydrogeology, Geological Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering

Position Type: Paid Internship

Hours per week:  20+
Salary & Benefits:  N/A

Application Process: 

To apply or for more information please contact:

Jim Talia

Arizona Pipeline

Carson City Division,General Superintendent

775-690-2199 Mobile 775-515-7017 ext.1702

Application Deadline: N/A

Potential Metallography Lab Manager Candidate

Company Name: Metcut Research Inc.

Title: Potential Metallography Lab Manager Candidate
Location: N/A
We’re currently seeking a Business and Technology leader for the Metallography Lab. As a Business Leader, we’re seeking an individual who can work with and through Metcut’s business development organization to grow the labs annual revenue from $1.2MM to $2.5MM over the next 5 to 7 years. As a Technology Leader, we’re seeking an individual who will be accountable for the building and managing customer relationships with our current customers as well as providing leadership to the Metallography and Central Coatings Lab staff. The Metallography Lab Manager will report to the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Paul Braun.
The MRI Metallography Lab today consists of four service areas, Central Coatings Lab (CCL), Failure Analysis, General Metallography, and Polymer Composite Acid Digestion. The CCL program provides companies worldwide with classroom instruction and hands-on training on the proper techniques to evaluate the quality of turbine engine coatings application. The CCL program also includes the management and execution of a round robin quality control system, and overview of vendor’s coating process control procedures. There are opportunities for growth in all four existing service areas as well as with new services.
Other MRI laboratories consist of a wide variety of commercial and internally developed servo-hydraulic and electro-mechanical test equipment to service customers with mechanical testing needs ranging from micro-specimens to large full-scale products. Typical production capacity is > 20K specimens per year. Laboratory services include support with test designs, protocols, and reporting.
In addition to the testing laboratories, overall operations include an engineering group to facilitate sales, customer contact, project updates, and data reporting. A large machining division supports specimen preparation and machining of fixtures and other required hardware.
Five core areas of competence for this position have been identified. They’re Leadership of People, Customer Relationship Management, Operational Leadership and Management and Operating Budget Planning and Management. Additional information about each area of competence follows.

Minimum Qualifications: 

We are focused on identifying a Business and Lab Leader who possesses
• 10 + years of experience in different Materials Science and Engineering roles.
• 5 + years’ experience in a microstructural lab or work environment.
• Engineering experience related to metallography testing.
• Familiarity with thermal spray coatings highly desirable.
• Demonstrated team management/leadership success.
• Experience with departmental operations, including budgets, work organization, & scheduling.
• Demonstrated experience building and managing customer and supplier relationships.
• Excellent communication skills including the ability to instruct others and develop & conduct training classes.
• Entrepreneurial spirit and a strong desire to be both the business and technical leader of the Metallography Lab.
• Passionate about quality and customer service including meeting deadlines and solving difficult technical requirements.
• Has expertise with quality improvement processes such as Kaizen or Six Sigma and their application in a lab production environment.
• Is highly proficient utilizing computer systems in a networked environment as well as expertise with Microsoft Office applications.
• MS in Materials Science & Engineering. PhD would be a plus

Desired Majors: Geological Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering

Position Type: Full-time Employment

Hours per week: 40+
Salary & Benefits:  N/A

Application Process: We’ve retained RCSN Executive Search,, to lead and manage this project for Metcut. Mary Huelsman, Senior Search Consultant, RCSN will work with you should you decide you’re interested in being considered for the Metallography Lab Manager’s position. You should contact Mary directly at or call her at 513-513-1143.

Application Deadline: 5/31/2017