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Come join the TDA team.

To apply for a position at TDA, please click on the appropriate position to learn more. Next, click the hyperlink found in the job description and once re-directed, complete the application.
Benefits

TDA offers a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance/STD/LTD, 401K plan with employer match and a generous amount of paid time off.

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If you would like to request assistance with the application or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact Human Resources at resumes@tda.com.

TDA Research has a position open for an Industrial Mechanic/Maintenance Tech Level II-III.  TDA carries out R&D and process development for methods to produce new materials and equipment. The candidate will have a high school diploma or GED and five to ten years of work experience in installing, calibrating, maintaining, rebuilding and repairing equipment. HVAC, welding, electrical and mechanical skills are desirable. Trade schooling preferred.

The technician will work with researchers and engineers to:

  • Electrically/mechanically troubleshoot, diagnose, repair, and maintain a variety of laboratory equipment. (i.e. autoclaves, vacuum pumps, ovens, chillers, mixers.)
  • Assist with all laboratory moves and new equipment installations.
  • Under general supervision, calibrate various tools and instruments.
  • Carry out tasks and projects delegated to them by supervisor and will be expected to complete projects with little supervision at times.
  • Perform basic plumbing and carpentry repairs.
  • Document records of inspections, maintenance activity, repairs, and other work performed.
  • Attend training for First Aid CPR/AED and other training as required.
  • Assist in response to facility emergency events and serve as a team member on various response teams.
  • May require after hours response to emergencies.
  • Convey complex information clearly and concisely.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to independently assess problems and complete tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods
  • Ability to climb and work from ladders.
  • Current Driver’s License, able to be insured on company vehicles.
  • Eligible to be fork truck certified.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail abilities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills coupled with good computer skills and knowledge of MS Office.
  • Experience with asset tracking and maintenance software.
  • Basic knowledge of fire, electrical, plumbing and general building codes is desirable.

The technician may be required to work with a variety of hazardous materials, such as compressed gases, cryogenic liquids, acids, bases, oxidizers, solvents, vacuum pump oils, and other hazardous chemicals. The technician will receive specialized safety training and be an active member of the safety and spill teams. The technician will travel between sites, located 4 miles apart, in a personal vehicle.

TDA Research, Inc. is located outside Denver, Colorado with research offices in Wheat Ridge and Golden.

Hourly rate: $24.00 to $28.00

TDA Research, Inc. offers a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance/STD/LTD, 401k plan with employer match and a generous amount of paid time off.

If you would like to request assistance with the application or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact accountingdept@tda.com.

TDA Research, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Females / Minority / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity / Religion / National Origin

To apply, please follow this link: https://tdaresearch.applytojob.com/apply/BCgWASPz6s/Industrial-MechanicMaintenance-Technician-Level-IIIII?source=TDA+Website

TDA carries out R&D and process development for methods to produce new materials and equipment. TDA Research, Inc. is located outside Denver, Colorado with research offices in Wheat Ridge and Golden.

We have a position open for facilities general laborer.  The ideal candidate will have a high school diploma or GED and one to five years of work experience in general maintenance work.   The Facilities Laborer will perform general labor, basic repairs and preventative maintenance and light janitorial duties.

The laborer will work with Facilities and Operations staff to:

  • Assist with all laboratory and office moves and new equipment installations.
  • Perform basic plumbing and carpentry repairs.
  • Document records of inspections, maintenance activity, repairs, and other work performed.
  • Attend training for First Aid CPR/AED and other training as required. Assist in response to facility emergency events and serve as a team member on various response teams.
  • May require after hours response to emergencies.
  • Convey information clearly and concisely.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Basic mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to assemble and disassemble mechanical components.
  • Ability to lift up 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods
  • Ability to climb and work from ladders.
  • Current Driver’s License, able to be insured on company vehicles.
  • Eligible to be fork truck certified.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail abilities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills coupled with good computer skills and knowledge of MS Office.
  • Experience with asset tracking and maintenance software is desirable, not required.
  • Basic knowledge of fire and electrical codes is desirable, not required.

Hourly rate: $18.00 to $20.00

TDA Research, Inc. offers a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance/STD/LTD, 401k plan with employer match and a generous amount of paid time off.

If you would like to request assistance with the application or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact accountingdept@tda.com.

TDA Research, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Females / Minority / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity / Religion / National Origin

To apply, please follow this link: https://tdaresearch.applytojob.com/apply/aldPVEnMPw/Facilities-General-Laborer?source=TDA+Website

TDA Research, Inc is located outside Denver, Colorado with research offices in Wheat Ridge and Golden.  We have a staff of 100+ mainly engineers and scientists who develop cutting edge chemical processes, materials, and hardware for customers in the defense, aerospace, energy and chemical industries.  We rely on a high level of technical competence and efficiency within our team and look for motivated, talented, and skilled innovators to join us in developing advanced solutions.

TDA has an opening for a Materials Technician to carry out sorbent, catalyst, and other materials development, characterization and production.  This position may be full-time or part-time. Material production quantities may vary from grams to kilograms of finished product.  Multiple processes are used, including mixers, extruders, presses, sifters, screeners, and furnaces.  Position will require candidate to document procedures, keep detailed records, and conduct scale-up activities.  Analytical methods used to characterize the materials include surface area, particle size, X-ray diffraction, TGA, surface properties (film thickness, color, gloss, hardness), microscopy, and others.   Applicant should be able to handle introduction of new processes and materials, and multitask to complete multiple production processes and schedules concurrently.  Applicant should be comfortable working in a team environment and also as an individual.  Experience in the following areas is preferred:

  • Batch and continuous based processing
  • Scale-up from laboratory to pilot plant and beyond
  • Quality control
  • Inventory control
  • General laboratory record keeping and practices
  • Adherence to relevant industrial and laboratory safety practices

The candidate should have:

  • Excellent chemical hygiene and housekeeping skills.
  • Ability to work with a variety of hazardous materials, such as compressed gases, cryogenic liquids, acids, bases, oxidizers, solvents and work in a dusty environment.
  • Ability to work while wearing a respirator or dust mask.
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to independently assess problems and complete tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to climb and work from ladders.

Hourly rate: $19.25 to $23.00

TDA Research, Inc. offers a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance/STD/LTD, 401k plan with employer match and a generous amount of paid time off.

If you would like to request assistance with the application or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact accountingdept@tda.com.

TDA Research, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Females / Minority / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity / Religion / National Origin

To apply, please follow this link: https://tdaresearch.applytojob.com/apply/zVGbCjd51S/Materials-Technician?source=TDA+Website

TDA Research, Inc., a research and development company located in Wheat Ridge, CO, has a position open for an Engineering Intern. The ideal candidate would Bachelor’s degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or be actively enrolled in a Bachelor’s program at an accredited university. Additional training or trade skills are desirable.

The Engineering Intern will work with project leaders and engineers to assemble and operate experimental apparatuses. Preferred skills include:

  • Welding
  • Machining
  • Plumbing – gas and liquid
  • Electrical wiring
  • General assembly
  • Basic knowledge of chemistry
  • Familiarity with safety procedures

The Engineering Intern will:

  • Install, calibrate and maintain equipment.
  • Electrically/mechanically troubleshoot and maintain both new and existing laboratory equipment (autoclaves, pumps, ovens, chillers, mixers).
  • Assist with all laboratory moves and new equipment installations
  • Under general supervision, calibrate various lab tools and instruments (for example, mass flow controllers, thermocouples, data loggers.)
  • Document and perform various experiments.
  • Convey complex information clearly and concisely.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

The engineer may be required to work with a variety of hazardous materials, such as compressed gases, cryogenic liquids, acids, bases, oxidizers, solvents, vacuum pump oils, and other hazardous chemicals. The engineer will receive specialized safety training and be an active member of the safety and spill teams. The engineer will travel between sites in a personal vehicle.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 40 pounds.
  • Ability to sit, stand, or kneel for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to ascend and descend stairs and ladders

TDA carries out R&D in developing prototype devices, catalysis and adsorption, aerospace components, and personal protective equipment. TDA’s objective is to carry out research that leads to commercial products, several products that are the result of our research have gone into production or large-scale use, and others are nearing commercialization. TDA carries out work in a wide variety of areas, and virtually all staff work on two or three projects simultaneously.  Therefore, an ability to learn quickly is essential.

A successful candidate must be able to work within a multi-disciplinary team of scientists and engineers, English language proficiency, and have excellent analytical skills.

Hourly rate: $18-$20

If you would like to request assistance with the application or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact accountingdept@tda.com.

TDA Research, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Females / Minority / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity / Religion / National Origin

To apply, please follow this link: https://tdaresearch.applytojob.com/apply/Cq9veAU2Wb/Engineering-Intern?source=TDA+Website

TDA Research, Inc is located outside Denver, Colorado with research offices in Wheat Ridge and Golden.  We have a staff of 90+ mainly engineers and scientists who develop cutting edge chemical processes, materials, and hardware for customers in the defense, aerospace, energy and chemical industries.  We rely on a high level of technical competence and efficiency within our team and look for motivated, talented, and skilled innovators to join us in developing advanced solutions.

Job function is to assist Manager of Operations and Safety in routine tasks.

  • Calibrate and maintain safety equipment including monitors and alarms, fire extinguishers, safety showers, eye washes, etc. Maintain records of inspections.
  • Perform routine calibration on lab equipment. Assist in installation, set-up and moving of lab equipment.
  • Attend training for Colorado Hazardous Waste Management, OSHA HAZWOPER, Dangerous Goods Shipping, First Aid CPR/AED and other training as required.
  • Assist in response to facility emergency events and serve as a team member on various response teams.
  • Maintain inventories of critical safety equipment and breakroom supplies.
  • Serve as authorized preparer for shipments of dangerous goods.
  • Perform routine walk throughs of facility to ensure safety and housekeeping compliance.
  • Maintain cleanliness and safety of outdoor storage areas.
  • Perform routine facilities tasks including cleaning, furniture moving and assembly.
  • Will travel between sites, located 4 miles apart, in a personal vehicle
  • Perform other tasks as needed.

Requirements:

  • HS diploma or GED.
  • 1- 3 years related experience or training
  • Ability to lift up 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods
  • Ability to climb and work from ladders.
  • Current Driver’s License, able to be insured on company vehicles.
  • Eligible to be fork truck certified.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail abilities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills coupled with good computer skills and knowledge of MS Office.

Pay range is $17/hour to $19/hour.

TDA Research, Inc. offers a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance/STD/LTD, 401k plan with employer match and a generous amount of paid time off.

If you would like to request assistance with the application or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact accountingdept@tda.com.

TDA Research, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Females / Minority / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity / Religion / National Origin

To apply, please follow this link: https://tdaresearch.applytojob.com/apply/5EEIbBba6O/Operations-Assistant?source=TDA+Website

The Facilities Intern will work with the facilities and operations team to complete tasks that will perform general labor, basic repairs and preventative maintenance and light janitorial duties.

This is a part-time, temporary position without benefits. Work days and hours will vary from week to week, and will be determined by the supervisor.

Minimum Requirements:
Must be 16 years old
Basic mechanical aptitude
Ability to assemble and disassemble mechanical components
Ability to lift items up to 25 pounds

TDA Research, Inc is located outside Denver, Colorado with research offices in Wheat Ridge and Golden.  We have a staff of 90+ mainly engineers and scientists who develop cutting edge chemical processes, materials, and hardware for customers in the defense, aerospace, energy and chemical industries.  We rely on a high level of technical competence and efficiency within our team and look for motivated, talented, and skilled innovators to join us in developing advanced solutions.

Pay range: $13 – $15 per hour

If you would like to request assistance with the application or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact accountingdept@tda.com.

TDA Research, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Females / Minority / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity / Religion / National Origin

To apply, please follow this link: https://tdaresearch.applytojob.com/apply/prI6Acqzit/Facilities-Intern?source=TDA+Website

TDA Research, Inc is located outside Denver, Colorado with research offices in Wheat Ridge and Golden.  We have a staff of 90+ mainly engineers and scientists who develop cutting edge chemical processes, materials, and hardware for customers in the defense, aerospace, energy and chemical industries.  We rely on a high level of technical competence and efficiency within our team and look for motivated, talented, and skilled innovators to join us in developing advanced solutions.

TDA has an opening for a Production Technician to carry out sorbent and catalyst production.  Material production quantities may vary from pounds to tons of finished product.  Multiple processes are used, including mixers, extruders, presses, tanks, and furnaces.  Position will require production at all scales, with adequate notes and observations to facilitate historical record, reproduction, and further scale-up activities.  Production will require handling and transfer of large amounts of material and chemicals.  Applicant should be able to handle introduction of new processes and materials, and multitask to complete multiple production processes and schedules concurrently.  Experience in the following areas is preferred:

  • Batch-based Processing and Production
  • Batch Control and History
  • Quality Control
  • Inventory Control
  • General Laboratory Record Keeping and Practices

Additionally, familiarity with production flow and packaging, streamlining and improving production processes, and troubleshooting product and processes issues are also beneficial.

The candidate should have:

  • Excellent chemical hygiene.
  • Ability to work with a variety of hazardous materials, such as compressed gases, cryogenic liquids, acids, bases, oxidizers, and solvents. Some operations may require use of a dust mask or respirator.
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to independently assess problems and complete tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods
  • Ability to climb and work from ladders.
  • Current Driver’s License, able to be insured on company vehicles.
  • Eligible to be fork truck certified.

Annual salary range: $35,000 to $40,000

 

TDA Research, Inc. offers a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance/STD/LTD, 401K plan with employer match and a generous amount of paid time off.

If you would like to request assistance with the application or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact resumes@tda.com.

TDA Research, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Females / Minority / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity / Religion / National Origin

To apply, please follow this link: https://tdaresearch.applytojob.com/apply/kIUQgjNSlW/Production-Technician-I?source=TDA+Website

TDA Research, Inc. is seeking a highly qualified scientist/engineer with a passion for developing advanced technologies and translating them into real-world applications.  The ideal candidate will have:

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or related field
  • Experience in one or more of these areas: sensors, coatings, corrosion, corrosion inhibitors, organic functionalized materials
  • 0-5 years of experience post Ph.D. in advanced technology related R&D
  • Passion for generating new scientific approaches and proposal ideas
  • Excellent writing and laboratory skills
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team environment

The research scientist/engineer will work under a Principal Investigator to build on current efforts and bring new research ideas to the group.  A successful candidate must be able to work within a multi-disciplinary team of scientists and engineers, have high written and spoken English language proficiency, and have excellent analytical skills. This position requires personal initiative to accomplish technological innovation and creativity in support of new business development.   Effective proposal and report writing are important aspects of the position.

TDA is located outside Denver, Colorado with offices in Wheat Ridge and Golden.  We have a staff of 100+ mainly engineers and scientists who develop cutting edge chemical processes, materials, and hardware for customers in the defense, aerospace, energy and chemical industries.  We rely on a high level of technical competence and efficiency within our team and look for motivated, talented, and skilled innovators to join us in developing advanced solutions.

Annual salary range: $85,000 to $105,000

TDA Research, Inc. is located outside Denver, Colorado with research offices in Wheat Ridge and Golden.

TDA Research, Inc. offers a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, Life Insurance/LTD/STD, 401k plan with employer match and a generous amount of paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Females/Minority/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression/Religion/National Origin.

To apply, please follow this link: https://tdaresearch.applytojob.com/apply/iOOOM65NL1/Research-ScientistEngineer?source=TDA+Website

TDA has a position open for a Chemist I position. The ideal candidate would have a B.S. in Chemistry and zero to five years of experience in a chemical industry or R&D environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform a range of research and development tasks in a chemical laboratory under the direction of a senior scientist or engineer.
  • Execute safe and effective chemical handling techniques: many of our projects and processes use materials that require proper handling and storage.
  • Follow detailed instructions when performing established experimental methods.
  • Carry out instrumental analysis of materials and coatings.
  • Operate automated and semi-automated equipment
  • Identify trends, anomalies, and opportunities for improvement in R&D projects.
  • Analyze data and prepare experimental and quality control reports.
  • Create safety documents, submit documentation for safety approval.
  • Keep detailed records in laboratory notebooks

Technical Requirements:

  • Excellent chemical hygiene.
  • Work with a variety of hazardous materials, such as compressed gases, cryogenic liquids, acids, bases, oxidizers, solvents, vacuum pump oils, and other hazardous chemicals. Some operations may require use of a dust mask or respirator.
  • Experience with wet chemistry sample preparation techniques including serial dilution
  • Chemical process scale-up and large-batch synthetic experience are a benefit.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction.
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills.
  • Staff are expected to work on several projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment. Therefore, flexibility and an ability to learn new techniques quickly are essential.

Recent graduates applying for this opening should include their GPA and undergraduate research experience in their resume.

A successful candidate must be able to work within a multi-disciplinary team of scientists and engineers, English language proficiency, and have excellent analytical skills.

Annual salary range: $45,000 to $55,000

TDA Research, Inc. is located outside Denver, Colorado with research offices in Wheat Ridge and Golden.

TDA Research, Inc. offers a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, Life Insurance/LTD/STD, 401k plan with employer match and a generous amount of paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Females/Minority/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin.

To apply, please follow this link: https://tdaresearch.applytojob.com/apply/v1L6k9RxwG/Chemist-I?source=TDA+Website

TDA is seeking a highly qualified electrical engineer with a passion for developing advanced technologies and translating them into real-world applications.  The ideal candidate will have:

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or closely related field
  • 1-5 years of experience post Ph.D. in advanced technology related R&D
  • Experience in some of the following topics: sensors, programming, embedded systems, communication, electro mechanical systems, power management, and artificial intelligence/machine learning
  • Excellent writing and technical skills
  • An interest in expanding into new research fields

The ideal applicant would have experience in and be expected to participate in these activities:

  • Develop research ideas and write proposals for funding
  • Design and build first of a kind equipment such as novel sensors, control algorithms, robotics, RF equipment
  • Troubleshoot electronic equipment and sensors
  • Manage the design and fabrication of new processes, including preparing engineering design packages and cost estimates, working with consultants or subcontractors, managing budgets and project schedules.

We are looking for exceptional engineers with the passion, creativity, and skills to pursue varied technical research in a multi-disciplinary environment (including mechanical engineers, chemical engineers, material scientists, physicists, and chemists).  The research engineer will work under a Principal Investigator to build on current efforts and bring new research ideas to the group.  Effective proposal and report writing are important aspects of the position.

A successful candidate must be able to work within a multi-disciplinary team of scientists and engineers, have high written and spoken English language proficiency, and have excellent analytical skills. TDA is only now building out its electrical engineering capacity, so you will have wide latitude to propose project ideas.  The research engineer will work closely with industrial and government customers and collaborators to meet program goals.  This position requires personal initiative to accomplish technological innovation and creativity in support of new business development.

TDA  is located outside Denver, Colorado with research offices in Wheat Ridge and Golden.  We have a staff of 90+ mainly engineers and scientists who develop cutting edge chemical processes, materials, sensors, and hardware for customers in the defense, aerospace, energy and chemical industries.  We rely on a high level of technical competence and efficiency within our team and look for motivated, talented, and skilled innovators to join us in developing advanced solutions.

Annual salary range: $85,000 to $110,000

TDA Research, Inc. offers a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance/STD/LTD, 401K plan with employer match and a generous amount of paid time off.

If you would like to request assistance with the application or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact resumes@tda.com.

TDA Research, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Females / Minority / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity / Religion / National Origin

To apply, please follow this link: https://tdaresearch.applytojob.com/apply/bA1kJO7PwB/Senior-Electrical-Engineer?source=TDA+Website