Sustainment Technician - Additive Manufacturing Specialist

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University of Dayton Research Institute
Dayton, OH, United States

Phone: 9372292779
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Sustainment Technician - Additive Manufacturing Specialist


Warner Robins, GA 

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Are you interested in working for UDRI, a national leader in scientific and engineering research, serving government, industry and nonprofit customers? UDRI invites qualified candidates to apply for our Sustainment Technician - Additive Manufacturing Specialist opening located in Warner Robins, GA!

This position is located in Warner Robins, Georgia and will support sustainment activities focusing on advanced manufacturing and repair. The position will serve as a lab technician for additive manufacturing operations. This includes setting up, operating and maintaining equipment, consumable and spare parts inventory, and adhering to lab and equipment guidelines. The successful candidate will understand additive manufacturing and conventional machining techniques, equipment and part set up and processing. The majority of work will support government customers, but some industry partners will be supported as well.

Minimum Qualifications

T1 minimum requirements:
High school graduation or 3 years equivalent related manufacturing or technology experience
Experience working in a manufacturing environment
Experience operating or maintaining equipment
Experience operating conventional or numerically controlled equipment in a manufacturing or repair setting
Experience using precision measurement equipment, such as outside micrometers, dial calipers, and feeler gauges
Attention to detail
Due to the nature of this position, US citizenship is required

A T2 must meet all T1 minimum qualifications in addition to the qualifications listed below:
3 years experience operating conventional or numerically controlled equipment in a manufacturing or repair setting
Experience operating and maintaining Stratasys polymer or EOS metal additive manufacturing equipment

Preferred Qualifications

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

2+ years of experience in additive manufacturing or conventional machining operations
1+ years of experience in operating additive manufacturing equipment for polymers and metals and numerically controlled machining equipment
Experience in lab environments and adherence to lab policies & procedures
Experience using various CAD/CAM software packages
Experience in interacting with design engineers and/or other technical personnel
Effective interpersonal communication skills
Effective verbal communication skills with team members at all levels
Demonstrated organizational skills

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.


Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.