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Technician (Laboratory Tech 1)

Department: Testing

Location: Atlantic City, New Jersey

U.S. Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess or be Able to Obtain: Secret

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time


Description of Business Environment

Peace is often associated with passivity. At Rocky Mountain Scientific Laboratory, we associate peace with strength, courage, and action. We know that enabling peace to prevail is not for the faint of heart, which is why we built our company foundation on the core values of Integrity, Quality, Agility, and Grit. We pride ourselves in providing unequaled services and technologies in the field of applied energetics to our customers. Our experts possess extensive knowledge and capability in energetic materials and military systems enabling them to offer analytical characterization, modeling & simulation, design, system integration, prototyping, test engineering, and proof-of-concept production services covering a wide range of applications. Our strengths lie in our ability and relentless determination to get the job done quickly and affordably.


RMSL is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Affirmative Action employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. All qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, national origin or other legally protected status. An applicant with a disability or a disabled veteran can request reasonable accommodation to apply for one of our positions.


Specific Job Description

RMSL is a growth company with an outstanding job opportunity for a laboratory technician. This position will report to the Testing Group Lead. In this role, the ideal candidate will be responsible for providing technical assistance in laboratory and scientific research, development, testing and related activities. Performs simple tasks under close supervision or from detailed procedures in process or completion. Performs at this level on one or a combination of the following tasks, not limited to:

  • Construct simple equipment or parts;

  • Service instruments or equipment;

  • May prepare test specimens;

  • Equipment set-up; and

  • Data collection.


Required Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Physical requirements:

    • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time;  must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.; must have the ability to see near and far and work with a computer monitor on a daily basis

    • Required to bend, sit, stand and lift to perform job effectively

Desired Skills

  • Bulk and Trace Contraband Detection - including but not limited to experience with:

    • Advanced technology (AT) i.e., multiple angle projection radiography

    • Single and dual energy computed tomography

    • Photon counting radiography and tomography

    • Rotating and fixed gantry EDS

    • Bottled liquid screening (multiple technologies)

    • Energy-dispersive and angle-dispersive X-ray diffraction

    • X-ray scatter

    • Nuclear magnetic and quadrupole resonance

    • Ion mobility spectrometry

    • Mass spectrometry

Minimum Qualifications

  • Successful completion of study from an accredited college or university leading to an Associate of Applied Science or equivalent degree, or from an accredited technical school leading to a mechanic/technician rating;

  • OR have at least 7 years of technical experience. Must have experience that demonstrates comprehensive knowledge on solving complex technical problems associated with engineering and scientific activities.

  • Shall have at least 3 years of demonstrated experience using a variety of laboratory test equipment.

  • US Citizenship

  • Ability to obtain security clearance

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package and a dynamic, team oriented, and fun environment. Some on-the-job training is provided; compensation and title contingent upon experience. If you are interested in knowing more about this great opportunity, please send a resume and cover letter expressing why this role may be suitable for you along with salary requirements to:  We also invite all applicants to voluntarily fill out the Voluntary Self-Identification Form CC-305. (Follow the links to the right for the necessary forms.)




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