Textron Metallic Materials Lab Technician I in Grand Prairie, Texas

Metallic Materials Lab Technician I


We are pioneers. We were the first to break the sound barrier and design the first functional jetpack. We were aboard NASA’s first lunar mission and brought advanced tiltrotor systems to market. Today, we are defining the future of on-demand mobility. At Bell, we are proud to be an iconic company with superb talent, rapidly creating novel and coveted vertical lift experiences.

Responsibilities :

Perform metallic materials laboratory testing tasks such as:

  • Sectioning metallic components & preparing metallurgical mounts

  • Operating laboratory equipment such as:

  • Analysis Equipment: hardness testers, spectrograph, x-ray fluorescence, gas analyzer, x-ray diffraction, tensile testing, digital & optical microscopes

  • Preparation Equipment: electro-discharge machining (EDM), band saw, grinders, sanders, cut-off wheels, sand blaster, polisher, metallurgical mounting presses

  • Chemical analysis and titrations

  • Perform thermal equipment temperature surveys and pyrometry tasks

  • Generate technical laboratory reports

  • Statistical analysis of data



  • Associate's Degree in Science or Technology OR at least 60 hours completed college credits OR directly related previous work experience in a materials lab.

  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude

  • Demonstrated technical writing and communication skills

  • Proficiency with MS Word and Excel


  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with materials testing requirements

THIS POSITION IS A 2ND SHIFT POSITION (3:30 pm - Midnight). Initial training will take place during first shift prior to transferring to 2nd shift.

Don’t miss the chance to join a diverse, inclusive environment where you feel a sense of belonging. As a member of our global workforce, you will collaborate with dedicated, enthusiastic teams where unique experiences, backgrounds and ideas combined with a strong passion for our products take us above and beyond flight.

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Job Engineering

Primary Location US-Texas-Grand Prairie

Recruiting Company Bell Flight

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift Second Shift

Req ID: 267422