• Materials Scientist / Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Tysons
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/29/2018 10:17 AM)
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  • Overview

    LMI requires an engineer or physical scientist to manage the coordination and guidance of applied materials degradation research in support of the office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Material Readiness. The position is part of a team of collaborative sustainment professionals who deliver practical and effective solutions to assist our client’s oversight of corrosion prevention and control efforts within the broader maintenance enterprise of the Department of Defense (DoD). The majority of the work will be performed in concert with other LMI staff located at the Tyson’s location as well as the Pentagon or elsewhere. Occasional travel to DoD research or sustainment-related locations may be required.


    Leads and provides overall management of the research collaboration of the Technical Corrosion Collaboration program (TCC) in support of the long-term strategy of the Department of Defense’s Corrosion Policy and Oversight (CPO) office. Manages the coordination and guidance of university and other research institution partnerships with Department of Defense laboratories specific to research collaboration, research objectives, development of research projects, monitoring progress of projects, and overall transition of findings. Participates in the identification of applied research topics that have potential towards the reduction of the negative effects of corrosion and toward increased operational availability or improved safety of military weapon systems and facilities. Provides a review of research efforts and communicates research progress and status to CPO leadership.


    • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline such as materials science or in a physical science such as chemistry or physics; Master's degree preferred
    • 5-10 years of experience preferred
    • Experience with corrosion-related engineering analyses preferred. Experience with U.S. military systems or equipment and/or DoD corrosion programs.
    • Knowledge of weapon systems maintenance, facilities and infrastructure, military organization and structure.
    • Excellent analytical, writing, and presentation skills.
    • Knowledge and ability to use MS Office suite of PC tools.
    • Applicants for this position may be subjected to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Please note that only US Citizens are eligible to obtain security clearances.


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