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United States Steel Mechanical Laboratory Technician, BRS in Arkansas

12694BRJob Description:U. S. Steel is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace culture and celebrate the diversity of our employees. Ensure policies, procedures and all activities are carried out to support BRS goals and objectives at the Site level and in the Mechanical Testing Laboratory as assigned.

Digital assessment test is required to be completed within 14 days of submitting application.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure Safety, Environmental, Quality requirements and “where applicable” ResponsibleSteel requirements are followed.

  • Perform all tasks in a manner to provide timely, consistent, accurate and precise analysis of all samples

  • Ensure monitoring and measuring equipment is maintained and verified/calibrated

  • Perform evaluation of test results

  • Maintain a high level of cleanliness


  • Strong safety awareness

  • Good communication skills (verbal, written, & electronic)

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work consistently without direct supervision

  • Works well with others and independently

  • Quality & detail oriented

  • Mechanically inclined

  • Willing to work scheduled & unscheduled overtime

  • Ability to work in extreme environments

  • Ability to perform repetitive stretching, reaching, lifting and walking to support routine responsibilities

  • Minimum: High School diploma or GED; on the job laboratory experience is a plus

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

Environment is typical for a steel mill production areas, with extreme temperatures, high noise levels, and dusty/greasy areas. Physically demanding work will be required in the production environment and the ability to routinely lift and move heavy objects during shift is required.

Typically, work hours are 12-hour shifts, which rotate days and nights. This results in working some weekends, holidays, and overtime

Supervisory Responsibility:

This position does not supervise others.Auto req ID:12694BRCompany:Exploratory Ventures, LLC Posting Title:Mechanical Laboratory Technician, BRSState/Province:Arkansas Company Overview:

Since 1901, U. S. Steel has been a recognized leader in steel production. Today, as the first North American steel company to have declared a 2050 net-zero greenhouse gas emissions goal, we remain as innovative as ever, leading transformation across our industry while continuing to make products for everyday life - from industries as far ranging as automotive, construction, containers and packaging, appliances, and energy.

We show pride in our communities with community partnerships, corporate charitable contributions, company-sponsored employee volunteer initiatives, leadership training, and much more. And of course, we have a steadfast commitment to safety first in our workplaces and respect for our employees, who are United by Steel.

We are honored to have earned accolades and awards from well-regarded organizations, including the following:

  • Newsweek’s Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces® 2021, ’22, ‘23

  • Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Equality 100 Award 2020, ’21,’22, ‘23

  • Disability:IN’s Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion 2021, ’22, ‘23

  • Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies® 2022, ‘23

  • Military Times’ Best for Vets: Employers 2023

  • Mansfield Certification for progressing Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion in Legal Department: 2023

Conducting business with integrity and with the highest ethical values has underpinned U. S. Steel’s success for over 100 years, and it remains critical to our company’s success in the future. U. S. Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) according to job qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, genetics, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, disability status or status as a protected Veteran or any other legally protected group status. (California residents may visit regarding collection of personal information and U. S. Steel's privacy practices.)

Competency Summary:

At U. S. Steel all employees are expected to display the following core competencies every day to advance corporate, team and individual goals:

Think: Think Critically and Drive Change

Lead: Develop Talent and Collaborate

Do: Empower Performance and Deliver Results