Mechanical Engineering Technologist in Wilmington, DE at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 2/17/2021

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Job Description

JobID: 382518

JSG has a contract opening for a Mechanical Engineering Technologist in Wilmington, DE. This position is approved for one year and could be extended.

A B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (or related field) or 2-year AAS degree in Mechanical Engineering with 2 years of experience (desired) performing mechanical testing. The candidate should have interest in learning new instrumentation and equipment to keep up with new measurement technologies.

The candidate should have demonstrated ability in the following areas:


  • Confident and skilled in hands-on work with tools, fixturing, and assembly of components.
  • Creative problem solving/trouble shooting of mechanical equipment
  • Conduct multi-step tasks/experimental protocols and interpret observations/results/data.
  • Demonstrated situational awareness in a laboratory environment


  • Familiarity with conventional mechanical property measurements on various materials. Should be proficient in use of Instron and MTS servo hydraulic and screw machines.
  • Instrumentation used in mechanical measurement programs, and transducer (sensor) technology such as strain gages/Wheatstone bridge, load cells, pressure transducers, temperature (TC's and RTD's), quartz force and acceleration transducers, displacement transducers (LVDT's, Laser extensometers and eddy current probes).
  • Experience or interest in learning high-speed photography and digital image correlation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in fundamental understanding of computers and technical software, including familiarity with Windows, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

The following experience is desirable:

  • Fundamentals of mechanics of materials including stress and strain calculations.
  • Technical software that can include TestWorks, WaveMatrix, DASYLab, MATLAB, LabView.
  • Use of servo-hydraulic load frames to test durability of structures and components.
  • Experience with mechanical design and fabrication.
  • Machine shop background and experience.

Our client is a world leading Specialty Chemicals Manufacturer with Corporate Headquarters in the United States. Johnson Service Group has been named to the list of Largest Staffing Companies in the United States by the Staffing Industry Analyst SIA.

If you have any questions, please contact Matt Romond at


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