• Biomechanical Research Engineer I

    Job Location US-AL-Fort Rucker
    ID
    2018-4523
    Category
    Engineering
    Division
    Katmai Health Services
    Type
    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).

    Responsibilities

    • Advise the Principal Investigator and support staff in administration and execution of protocols.
    • Perform as an Associate Investigator in laboratory procedures, testing, research activities, and other scientific and administrative tasks in fields such as aerospace, electrical, mechanical, or biomedical engineering, biomechanics or other related field.
    • Use principles of and integrate aspects of scientific, engineering, and medical fields to accomplish project goals.
    • Provide support with developing testing procedures and data collection necessary to execute project goals.
    • Assist with acquiring, analyzing, and evaluating data gathered during research and assuring accurate and complete documentation of protocol execution.
    • Provide support with preparing protocol interim and final reports, presentations, papers, and other documentation on research progress and findings.
    • Rely on instructions and guidelines to perform the functions of the job, including, but not limited to, relevant standard operating procedures, national standards of research technical accuracy, and/or other written guidelines provided.
    • Record all laboratory procedures, research project data, and results in government- authorized notebooks and electronic systems in accordance with applicable regulations and procedures.
    • Other duties may be assigned.

    Qualifications

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor's Degree in engineering related field such as electrical, biomedical, mechanical, biomechanics, physics, etc.
    • Must have a minimum 3 years of experience in biomedical engineering or clinical.
    • Experience in laboratory procedures, testing and research activities.

     

    SPECIAL SKILLS

    • Exposure to Post Mortem Human Subjects (PMHS) research and Biosafety Laboratory Level 2 policies and procedures.
    • 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 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.

    Supervisory

    None.

    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.

    Compliance

    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).

     

    Executive Order 11246, as amended, protects applicants and employees from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.

     

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