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Engineering Aide

Company: Applied Research Associates, Inc
Location: Panama City
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

The ARA Better Fuels Group (BFG) is seeking an engineering aide to provide technical and operational support to engineers on a variety of routine technical tasks.
Under general supervision, the engineering aide gathers, maintains, formats, compiles and manipulates technical data, such as laboratory or material test results and engineering design changes. Records data to assist with engineering evaluation or analysis.
This is a full-time position; typical 8-hour shifts with occasional 12-hour shifts, days and/or nights, depending on project requirements. Overtime available as required.
Essential functions:
Maintains necessary pilot plant documentation and logbooks.
Maintains and operates pilot plant equipment in a safe, precise, and accurate fashion.
Accurately compiles data to summarize experimental results.
Carries out all assigned tasks in an exemplary professional manner.
Experience and skills required:
High school diploma or equivalent
2-3 years of related experience
Mechanically inclined and have experience setting up, operating, and maintaining several types of equipment
Good organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Computer literate, including MS Word, Excel, and other related computer skills
Ability to lift 50 pounds
Experience and skills preferred:
Experience working in a lab or pilot plant environment
Experience working with high temperature and high pressure systems
Experience with LabView
Experience working with Swagelok fittings
About ARA:
ARA is an employee-owned international research and engineering company recognized for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. The company, founded in Albuquerque, NM, in 1979, currently employs over 1,500 professionals and continues to grow.
ARA offices throughout the United States and Canada provide a broad range of technical expertise in environmental technologies, civil technologies, computer software and simulation, defense technologies, systems analysis, and testing and measurement. The Better Fuels Group develops and deploys innovative fuels technologies, converting waste products to renewable fuels, creating high value products for a sustainable future. ARA employs traditional refinery equipment and novel water technologies to make fuels and chemicals, including sustainable jet fuel that meets petroleum specifications without blending and diesel fuel that is virtually indistinguishable from petroleum.
At ARA, employees are our greatest assets. We realize that employee ownership spawn's greater creativity and initiative along with higher performance and customer satisfaction levels. ARA gives employees the tools, training, and opportunities to take more active roles as owners. The culture is challenging; innovation and experimentation are the norm. Employees are eligible for contributions which not only add to the company's success, but also their own through the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). The motto, "Engineering and Science for Fun and Profit" sums up the ARA experience.ExperienceRequired2 - 3 years: Relevant work experience.
EducationRequiredHigh School or better
BehaviorsRequiredEnthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interestTeam Player: Works well as a member of a groupDetail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
MotivationsRequiredAbility to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organizationGoal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Applied Research Associates, Inc, Tallahassee , Engineering Aide, Engineering , Panama City, Florida

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