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6A8 Chemical Contamination


PDS Tech Commercial Inc. is looking for a Materials, Processes & Physics Engineer in New Orleans, LA.

Job Title: Materials, Processes & Physics Engineer
Employment Type: Full-time, 12-month consultancy
Location: New Orleans, LA 70129
Schedule: Monday to Friday; Flexible start between 6:00 am - 8:00 am
Pay Rate: $43.56/hr - $59.57/hr

About the Role:

The position is integral to NASA's Space Launch System. You will be engaged in:

  • Conducting material tests and analyzing contaminants for the space launch program.

  • Performing mechanical tests.

  • Dividing your time between laboratory work and data/report analysis.


  • Support tool, equipment, material, and process requirements for engineering and manufacturing.

  • Draft engineering specifications and manage deployment of various resources.

  • Assess new technologies for business application.

  • Aid in the development and qualification of new resources to meet specific needs.

  • Perform tests and audits to qualify suppliers.

  • Analyze tool, material, part, or process performance and identify failure causes.

  • Implement corrective and preventive actions.

  • Develop systems for user requirements.

  • Apply environmental, health, safety, LEAN, and Quality principles in all work aspects.


  • Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, or Chemistry.

  • Minimum 2 years in an analytical chemistry lab.


  • Over 3 years of relevant experience or equivalent education/experience mix.

  • Proficiency in Wet Chemistry and lab instruments like FTIR, GC/MS, TGIR.

Additional Information:

  • This is a NASA safety-sensitive position; subject to random drug/alcohol testing.

  • Requires ability to obtain NASA facility access.

PDS Tech values diverse perspectives and is committed to inclusivity in the workplace. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Pay Details: $43.56 to $59.57 per hour

Benefit offerings available for our associates include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, additional voluntary benefits, EAP program, commuter benefits and a 401K plan. Our benefit offerings provide employees the flexibility to choose the type of coverage that meets their individual needs. In addition, our associates may be eligible for paid leave including Paid Sick Leave or any other paid leave required by Federal, State, or local law, as well as Holiday pay where applicable.

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The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records subject to federal contractor requirements and/or security clearance requirements.

Job Number: US_EN_33_022202_2218755
Job Location: New Orleans, LA
Rate: 43.56-59.57
Per Diem: --
Overtime: --
Duration: indef
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 01/28/2024
Last Updated: 02/07/2024
Address: P O BOX 619820
City, State: DALLAS, TX 75261-9820
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Website: Go To PDS Tech Commercial Website

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