Provide technical support for conduct of research described in grants, proposals, and other legal agreements in accomplishment of USAARL’s Injury Biomechanics mission. Support team-based research, analysis, and investigations in collaboration with Government personnel and external partners.
• Support laboratory and offsite field studies for extensive periods of time, to include training and operational site visits, study preparation and packing, data collection, and study execution. The laboratory and field studies are expected to include human volunteer interactions, studies with human surrogates (cadaveric specimens and Anthropomorphic Test Devices), and technical engineering evaluation of equipment, instrumentation, and devices.
• Record all laboratory procedures, research project data, and results in government-authorized notebooks and electronic systems in accordance with applicable regulations, procedures, and naming conventions.
• Supports team members with identifying and obtaining needed supplies and equipment, assembling such items for research, packing such items for off-site data collection, and ensuring proper documentation of such items for inventory, transport, shipping, etc.
• Rely on instructions and pre-established 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.
• Read, understand, and execute techniques and procedures within the quality standards and timelines prescribed by the research plan, protocol, Statement of Work, or test plan.
• Conduct injury biomechanics research with equipment and in field settings that may create potentially hazardous conditions.
• Other duties may be assigned.
• Bachelor’s Degree in engineering related field such as electrical, biomedical, mechanical, biomechanics, physics, etc.
• Must have a minimum 2 years of experience in biomedical engineering or clinical.
• Experience in laboratory procedures, testing and research activities.
• knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, standards, and procedures within biomechanics and mathematics as demonstrated through a degree and coursework in a relevant STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) field from an accredited program.
• Experience in scientific programming and use of MATLAB
• 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.
• Good written communication skills and a solid understanding of Government contracting and the professional services industry.
• Good 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.
Frequent sitting, standing, walking, lying down or to be or remain in a position or state of inactivity. Lift and carry 50 lbs. individually and as a part of a team lift and carry operation; use hand tools to assemble and disassemble equipment, instrumentation, and test devices; climb and descend equipment, test devices, military vehicles, steps, or ladders. 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 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.
40 hours per week. May work variable work hours to meet performance requirements (e.g., proposal and reporting deadlines, collaborations, and lab and field data collections), including occasional night and weekend hours.
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.
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