Engineering Assistant/Lab Technician

Employer: Sentek Instrument LLC
Job Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Category: Engineering/Electrical/Mechanical, Manufacturing/Operations
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 9/13/2018
Closing Date: 1/31/2019
Sentek Instrument LLC
Sentek Instrument LLC is a rapidly growing sensor business located in the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center. We focus to develop and manufacture unique fiber optic instruments for point or distributed sensing of pressure, temperature, strain and acoustic wave. These breakthrough technologies are aimed to offer new measurement capabilities to enable significant productivity and safety improvement with reduced operation cost in a wide range of industries.
Job Description We are a fast growing high-tech company that has developed unique fiber optic sensor technologies and products.  These sensors offer single-point or distributed measurement of pressure, temperature, strain and acoustic wave for the oil/gas, structural health monitoring, and electric power industries.  Multiple professionals are currently sought to support the next phase of our growth.  They are full time positions with a competitive compensation package including paid vacation/sick leave, health insurance and retirement plan.  Interested candidates should send your resume to
Position Duties
  • Assembling fiber optic/electronic instruments;
  • Operating and maintaining fiber sensor manufacturing systems;
  • Calibrating and testing sensor systems;
  • Traveling occasionally for domestic and international field demonstrations and tests;
  • Inventory management;
  • Conducting ad-hoc tasks assigned by engineers.  
  • Strong working ethics;
  • Good at following instructions;
  • Quick to pick up new knowledge and skills.
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