Technician – Structural + Transportation Lab

Full Time In Skokie, IL

The Company

As an internationally-recognized consulting and materials science leader in our industry with more than 100 years of success, our employees work on a wide range of fascinating projects. There are plenty of challenging projects and learning opportunities. Our employees learn from and work with award-winning experts in their fields.

CTLGroup offers competitive base pay, annual bonus, tuition assistance, comprehensive benefits including 401k match, professional development support and career advancement opportunities. We enjoy annual summer gatherings and regular monthly social events recognizing birthdays, service anniversaries and significant life events. We also offer free healthy snacks. Our core hours are 8-4:30 Monday through Friday.

The Position – Technician – Structural and Transportation Lab


  • Assemble, adjust and calibrate test equipment
  • Monitor and maintain hydraulic systems and controls to ensure test specifications are met
  • Investigate unusual test results and report conclusions to project manager
  • Fabricate and/or prepare test specimens and test fixtures
  • Receive and organize lab material using various equipment
  • Read blueprints or other drawings to set up test equipment and build test frames
  • Install appropriate measuring and data collection equipment and many other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate has:

  • A minimum of 2 years relevant experience such as mechanical equipment maintenance, automotive mechanic, machinist, welding, hydraulics, construction
  • Experience with preventative maintenance of hydraulics, electronics, and/or general machinery
  • Mechanical/Electrical aptitude
  • Experience using MS Word and Excel

Physical requirements:

  • Some work may be performed in confined spaces and at heights in excess of six feet
  • Some work may be performed on swing stages, scaffolding, or lifts
  • Ability to lift and carry 20 to 50 pounds occasionally and/or 10 to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly and to occasionally push/pull up to 100 pounds
  • Some work is performed in a laboratory environment or in the field where the following conditions may apply: exposure to chemicals, noise, dust, variations in temperature and humidity, fumes and various types of equipment listed above
  • Climbing may be required
  • Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) whenever necessary
  • May require working overtime
  • Travel is generally not required for this position

Resumes with desired pay can be submitted to:

CTLGroup is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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