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PDS Tech Inc Mechanical Engineer in Sunnyvale, California

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Mechanical Engineer, in Sunnyvale, CA.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Performs mechanical and metallurgical tests in accordance with internal and external specifications for products and processes.

  • Preparation of test samples by sectioning, mounting, grinding, polishing of specimens

  • Hardness testing: Rockwell and Vickers

  • Macro and microphotography

  • Basic metallurgical testing; coating thickness, case depth, etc.

  • Use of mechanical load frames to perform tensile, compression, and shear testing

  • Analyze, record, and report results

  • Set up, operate, and clean laboratory equipment

  • Assist Operations and Engineering on various non-standard tests/inspections as required

  • Test preparations for bonded assemblies

  • Chemical lab testing: chemistry, viscosity, water content, etc.


  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Materials Science Engineering with applicable experience in a Metallurgical Test Lab.


  • 0-3 years of experience

  • Working knowledge of industry and military standards related to materials testing

  • Foundational knowledge of mechanical tests such as, but not limited to, impact, tensile, compression, and shear testing

  • Foundational knowledge of metallurgical tests including sample preparation for microstructural analyses and various test methods such as, but not limited to, microhardness, chemical composition, case depth, and grain structure determination

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.