Signature Science, LLC
  • - NJ- Egg Harbor Township
  • NJ, USA
  • Full Time

Position Purpose:  The primary purpose of this position is to perform data collection activities using physics and x-ray based instrumentation at the Transportation Security Laboratory (TSL).


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operates checkpoint and check bag explosive detection systems (EDS) as well as analytical physics instrumentation (computed tomography, x-ray fluorescence, x-ray diffraction, etc.).
  • Performs troubleshooting, maintenance, and method development on EDS and analytical instrumentation.
  • Assembles test articles and bags per test specifications.
  • Prepares samples for analyses.
  • Analyzes, compiles, reports, and archives collected data.
  • Composes and reviews technical reports and standard operating procedures.
  • Composes, reviews, and executes test plans.
  • Performs literature reviews.
  • Safely handles explosive and other hazardous materials.
  • Sources materials and submits purchase requests.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSA's):

  • Required KSA's
    • Good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
    • Good listening skills.
    • Good working knowledge of scientific and analytical techniques.
    • Good working skills of software and tools necessary for job functions including Microsoft Office suite, MATLAB, LabVIEW, Java.
    • Preferred KSA's
      • Previous experience handling energetic material.
      • Previous experience with EDS.


Education/Experience: Incumbent professional should have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in a physical science or engineering.


Certificates and Licenses: No specific certificates or licenses are required for this position.


Clearance: The ability to obtain a Secret clearance and Department of Homeland Security suitability is required for this position.


Supervisory Responsibilities: The incumbent professional has little to no supervisory responsibilities.


Working Conditions/ Equipment: The incumbent professional is expected to work and/or be available during regular business hours.  He/she should also generally be available via e-mail or phone during non-business hours as needed to address critical issues or emergencies.  He/she may be required to travel on behalf of the company up to 25%.


The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.

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