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Apex Systems, Inc. LAB Technician II - 1096607 in Maplewood, Minnesota

Description Apex Systems is looking for Lab Technicians in the Maplewood, MN area! Shift: 1st Location: Onsite at Maplewood, MN campus Duration: Starting at 12 months Interview process: Phone interview, then virtual Responsibilities: Processing of films samples Prepare laminated film samples for processing Image film and record qualitative results for Technical Requestor. Discuss as needed. Characterize imaged film using microscopy for defect analysis as requested. Characterize imaged film using spectral analysis as requested. Support film run Collect, label and prepare film samples for further analysis Handle run materials Perform orientation characterization, create stretched film prototypes, laser process films, perform peel testing, perform spectral measurements, and perform other mechanical measurements as needed. Perform peel testing Prepare samples including timed temperature aging as specified Measure peel and re-adhesion as specified using company's equipment Record data in specified spreadsheet Perform spectral measurements Prepare samples Measure using Perkin-Elmer Lambda-TM devices of various models Measure according to specification of mode (e.g. transmission, reflection, etc.), and spectral wavelength band using standard settings or as otherwise specified. Prepare spectral plots using Excel-TM Manage lifetime measurements Create film samples by lamination to glass or other films or other substrates as needed Create custom holders for laminated films or freestanding films as needed Record film sample ID and description of film construction Submit samples for accelerated weathering using WRC test request database Pick up samples after specified time for accelerated weathering Conduct optical analysis with Lambda spectrophotometer or Hunter LAB Colorimeter Record optical results (ie; transmission, reflection) Calculate Absorbance Plot Transmission, Reflectance, and Absorbance versus time (e.g. using Excel-TM) Measure abrasion resistance Passive Radiative Cooling Project film testing and prototyping Qualifications HS diploma with some experience in the laboratory setting, or BS degree with exposure. Possible exposure to silica in the form of glass beads (not silica powder) **For immediate consideration please send an updated copy of your resume to Megan at mmantlo@apexsystems.com with "Lab Tech Maplewood, MN" in the subject line** EEO Employer Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. VEVRAA Federal Contractor We request Priority Protected Veteran and Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state. We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.