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Job Responsibilities and Duties

You will be responsible to the Manager, Mechanical & Product Testing, Mr Dave Skeldon

Your duties will include:

  • Preparation of test pieces & testing for Brinell, Rockwell & Vickers hardness tests & reporting.          
  • Ambient & elevated temperature tensile testing-round & prismatic samples.
  • Full size fastener testing on all applicable machines at ambient temperatures and authorization for reporting.
  • Bespoke tensile and compression testing to customer requirements after suitable training.
  • Thermomechanical testing including stress rupture, creep and fatigue testing after suitable training.
  • Izod & Charpy impact testing & reporting.
  • Weld sample bend test piece preparation & testing to current & equivalent specifications e.g. ASME IX, fracture sample preparation & testing to current & equivalent specifications.
  • Assistance with product testing.
  • Proof load testing using Tentec Proof Load Rig after suitable training.
  • Any other reasonable task requested by Management.

Hours and Place of Work 

Your normal hours of work will be 8.00am-4.30pm Monday to Thursday and 8.00am-3.30pm Friday (39 hours per week). There is a daily ½ hour lunch break.

Place of work will be at Rotech Laboratories Ltd, Wednesbury, West Midlands WS10 7BG or at our Phoenix Materials Testing Laboratory in Brierly Hill, Dudley if/when required and at any premises that the Company has or may subsequently acquire.


CV's to be e-mailed to johncross@rotechlabs.co.uk


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