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Technician - Charcoal
Ref No.: 18-11922
Location: Pleasanton, California
The Kingsford Charcoal Division is seeking a Technician for a special project (approx. 3-4 months)

The Technician conducts test burns and tests charcoal at the pilot plant (Pleasanton, CA). This includes weighing out charcoal samples and placing them in the test fire places. Monitoring the charcoal as it is burned and reviewing and inputting the data that is collected from these burns.


Job Duties
  • Preparing samples for testing, placing samples in specialized fire places, igniting samples and setting up sensing equipment. Performance data is collected automatically from the burns and is transferred into a specialized spreadsheet in excel.
Requirements
  • 2+ years of work performance preferably in an industrial type of environment.
  • Must have an industrial background and must have worked in a lab.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Must have basic computer skills – MS Office experience required and must have previous experience with excel.
  • Performance data is collected automatically from the burns and is transferred into a specialized spreadsheet.
  • Must be able to lift 20 lbs repeatedly, and 50 lbs maximum.
  • Must have steel toe shoes.
  • Learning to drive a forklift may be required. Must be able to physically climb on and off a forklift.
  • Must be able to ascend a flight of stairs.
  • BA or BS is preferred.