Metallurgical Lab Technician

Job Summary

David N. French, Metallurgists currently has one (1) job opening to satisfy the Metallurgical Lab Technician position.  It is preferred that job applicants have some form of technical related experience, are capable of following procedures in order to process samples in a timely and efficient manner, are capable of following proper safety procedures, and are able to contribute to the overall function and cleanliness of the lab.

Essential Functions

  • Receive and document as-received samples
  • Prepare samples according to a Material Evaluation Plan (MEP)
  • Maintain lab cleanliness
  • Manage work on multiple jobs in order to ensure timely delivery of metallurgical reports
  • Travel during spring and fall to assist with field service boiler inspections

Job Qualifications

  • Have strong communication skills
  • Strong PC based computer skills (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Familiarity with metallurgical lab equipment (bandsaw, mounting press, grinder/polisher, etc.) is a plus
  • Be a local resident in the state of KY
  • Ability to work weekends and holidays when required
  • Ability to pass random drug screens and a background investigation



  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance (paid by the company)
  • Paid Holidays/Personal Days
  • Simple IRA (eligible after two years of employment)
  • Company laptop + all equipment needed to complete field inspection work
  • $15/hr.


David N. French, Metallurgists


Brooks, KY


Metallurgical Lab Technician


Full Time

Core Responsibilities

Contribute to the overall function of our metallurgical lab.

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