Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,700 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit www.draper.com.
Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now www.draper.com/careers.
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Perform skilled laboratory work under the limited supervision of senior technical personnel (exempt and nonexempt). With limited supervision, performs cleaning, maintenance, and/or calibration of laboratory facilities and equipment requiring highly skilled and specialized knowledge. Specific experience and training on 3D Printers and LPKF rapid prototype equipment are desirable. With adequate training and limited supervision, performs work of an essentially repetitive nature requiring highly specialized skills for production of deliverable hardware. Such work shall involve extremely complex manual tasks requiring high degrees of manual dexterity and attention to detail and the operation of complex automated or semi-automated equipment requiring highly evolved production skills. With limited or no supervision, carefully documents their own work consistent with work unit policy in handwritten form or using common computer-based software such as MS Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, etc. Experience with 2D software like AutoCAD, and 3D modeling software, such as SolidWorks, is highly desirable. Performs scientific experiments and/or tests with complex laboratory equipment such as Oscilloscopes, Logic Analyzers, and Function Generators under the limited supervision of senior technical personnel (exempt and nonexempt). Applies analytic and test experience in the execution of acceptance procedures under the limited supervision of senior technical personnel (exempt and non-exempt). Programs computer controlled automated and semi-automated equipment, such as CNC lathe and milling machines, along with experience on other machine shop equipment. At the discretion of the supervisor, performs focused training to enable progression into higher skilled positions. As needed, mentor, train or supervises more junior technicians. Other temporary assignments at the discretion of the supervisor.
Graduation from a two year technical school with at least five years of applicable experience. There is no years of applicable experience in lieu of education requirement.
Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Secret Security Clearance.