Job Overview

Summary

About the Agency

The Fire Research Division in the Engineering Laboratory is looking for a Materials Research Engineer. The incumbent will formulate and lead research projects for the purpose of advancing material and product fire safety, such as low flammability residential furniture.

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Duties

Formulates and leads research projects for the purpose of advancing material and product fire safety, such as low flammability residential furniture. More specifically the employee duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:
• developing fire resistance technologies to reduce the fire threat of household products,
• developing validated equipment and operating methods that enable standardized fire testing of household products,
• operating thermal analysis and chemical characterization tools to collect data need to understand access the effectiveness of fire resistance technologies, and
• managing projects where these above activities are occurring.

Relocation Authorized

  • No