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US Mint
Philadelphia , Pennsylvania 19106
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  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

As a Physical Science Technician , you will:

  • Plan and conduct all testing phases and make necessary arrangements to conduct industrial experiments or laboratory analyses.
  • Determine proper approach; select appropriate materials and tooling; and set up and carry out the analysis and/or experiments using a variety of chemical, mechanical, and metallographic techniques and non-destructive test equipment.
  • Follow all material control procedures to ensure testing and samples meet law enforcement evidence control requirements, adhere to established testing procedures, and prepare findings and reports that can be certified and if needed support litigation and prosecution for counterfeit activities.
  • Perform tests of packaging materials and package systems to determine compatibility with coinage metals, environmental degradation, and counterfeit deterrence suitability.



You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized experience:

Specialized experience is one year of experience at the GS-11 level or equivalent in other public or private sectors, that is directly related to the position as listed in this announcement and which has equipped the candidate with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. Specialized experience is defined as:
- Experience using analytical techniques that involve one or more of the following specific pieces of equipment; Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF), and/or Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS); AND
- Experience with performing physical property testing of materials and conducting lab analysis work using various analytical and metallurgical tests.


Posted: 2019-08-21 Expires: 2019-09-20

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