• Biomechanical Research Engineer IV

    Job Location US-AL-Fort Rucker
    Katmai Health Services
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    an exempt
  • Overview

    This position provides biomechanical engineering research in support of the U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory (USAARL) Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation Support Services (RDTESS).


    • Lead a small team and assign tasks to develop research work plans, proposals, data collection and analysis and agreements.
    • Develop testing procedures and data collection necessary to execute project goals.
    • Acquire, analyze, and evaluate data gathered during research and assures accurate and complete documentation protocol execution within timelines of research plans.
    • Compile and review the work of the team members to provide final products (presentations, publications, etc.).
    • Ensure record of all laboratory procedures and research project data, data analyses, and conclusions of analyses in government-authorized notebooks and electronic systems in accordance with applicable regulations and procedures.
    • Perform a variety of scientific and administrative tasks.
    • Ensure all team members follow laboratory safety and biosafety requirements, in coordination with laboratory supervisor, director, investigators or other relevant staff.
    • Other duties may be assigned.




    • Bachelor's Degree in engineering related field such as electrical, biomedical, mechanical, biomechanics, physics, etc.
    • Must have a minimum 10 years of experience in biomedical engineering or clinical.
    • Experience in laboratory procedures, testing and research activities, and other tasks in fields such as aerospace, electrical, mechanical, or biomedical engineering, biomechanics, or other related field.
    • Demonstrate experience and skill with a large variety of the field’s concepts, practices and procedures through publications.
    • Must have experience leading junior level team members.
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid secret security clearance (U.S. Citizenship required).


    • Experience in Post Mortem Human Subjects (PMHS) research, quality assurance and Biosafety Laboratory Level 2 good laboratory practice.
    • Must be able to read, understand and execute techniques and procedures within the quality standards and timelines prescribed by the research plan.
    • Ability to coordinate multiple projects and initiatives at one time.
    • Strong written communication skills and a solid understanding of Government contracting and the professional services industry.
    • Expert computer skills with advanced knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office Suite software.
    • Excellent communication, leadership and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented.
    • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; monitors own work to ensure quality.
    • Proven ability to exercise mature judgment – specifically in recognizing and respecting the confidential nature of corporate and personnel matters.



    Physical Demands

    Frequent sitting, standing, walking, lying down or to be or remain in a position or state of inactivity. Occasional lifting of up to 10 lbs. It is Katmai’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

    Work Environment

    Work is performed primarily in an office and /or laboratory setting. Laboratory environment includes human testing, so exposure may include but are not limited to:  Blood-borne pathogens, bio-hazardous waste, chemicals, fumes, vapors, communicable diseases, etc. Employee will be exposed to a wide variety of people in differing functions, personalities and abilities.

    Work Schedule

    40 hours per week.  May be required to work additional hours as needed to complete assignment or project.


    To be considered for this position, all applicants must apply on the company website,  http://www.katmaicorp.com/careers.

    We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    Preference will be given to Ouzinkie Shareholders, Spouses of Shareholders, and Descendants of Shareholders in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g) and Title 42 U.S. Code 2003 - 2(i).


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