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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 to the right to apply and complete the optional self-identify forms.
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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, Inc. has a position open for a Chemical or Mechanical Engineer. 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.

 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • BS or MS in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
  • 0-5 years of experience post BS in advanced technology related R&D
  • Experience in one or more of these areas: AutoCAD, SolidWorks, LabView, MS Office
  • Lab experience
  • Designing and building test apparatuses
  • Data interpretation and analysis
  • Passion for generating new technology
  • A willingness and interest in expanding into new skill sets and research fields
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills.

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

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.

Annual salary range: $62,000 to $75,000

 

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/jglVLEqnbW/ChemicalMechanical-Engineer?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 has an opening for an Engineering Technician to carry out sorbent and catalyst production.

The ideal candidate would have a high school diploma or GED and three to five years of relevant work experience in an industry or R&D environment. Additional training or trade skills are desirable.

The Engineering Technician will work with project leaders and engineers to assemble and troubleshoot equipment. Preferred skills include:

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

The Engineering Technician 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 records of inspections, maintenance activity, repairs, and other work performed.
  • Convey complex information clearly and concisely.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

The candidate should be able to drive a fork truck and TDA vehicles, and to use a pallet jack. 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 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.

Annual salary range: $40,000 to $50,000

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/KqZHPmi5oi/Engineering-Technician?source=TDA+Website

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

  • Batch-based 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 would be highly 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/R4nbrbE8Rk/Production-Technician?source=TDA+Website

TDA Research has an opening for a summer intern, during the period from May to August 2021. This is a temporary position, part-time or full-time. Work schedule may vary from week to week, and will be determined by the supervisor.

Duties may include assembly of equipment, carrying out test procedures, and activities in the shops and laboratories as determined by experience. The applicant should have good communications skills, with ability to take notes accurately. Courses or experience in science and engineering are highly desirable. Local applicants only as this position does not offer any relocation assistance.

Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods
  • May require work after normal work hours or over weekends
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills.

Hourly rate: $13.00 to $19.00 per hour.

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/rdANZDGuPN/Summer-Intern?source=TDA+Website

The ideal candidate would have a B.S. or M.S. in Chemistry and three to five years of experience in a chemical industry or R&D environment. This person will perform a variety of research and development tasks in a chemical and analytical laboratory under the direction of a senior scientist, including organic and inorganic syntheses, materials characterization, and formulations development. The candidate should have a solid background in reaction and laboratory fundamentals, experimental design, and experience carrying out experiments and chemical syntheses.

Responsibilities:

  • Execute safe and effective chemical handling techniques
  • Follow detailed instructions when performing established experimental methods.
  • Use analytical methods to identify products and quantify the composition of product mixtures, including (but not limited to) GC, HPLC, NMR, FTIR and UV/VIS spectroscopy.
  • Analyze data and prepare experimental and quality control reports.
  • Identify trends, anomalies, and opportunities for improvement in R&D projects.
  • Create safety documents, submit documentation for safety approval.
  • Keep detailed records.

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.
  • Excited to learn new areas of chemistry, materials science, and engineering.
  • 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. 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/Pulvqz5JIV/Bench-Chemist?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

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:

BS or MS in Electrical Engineering or a related field

  • Experience in one or more of these areas: Embedded systems design, programming, sensors, electro mechanical systems, power management, prototyping, graphical user interface, Android apps, and artificial intelligence
  • 0-10 years of experience post degree in advanced technology related R&D
  • Passion for generating new technology
  • A willingness and interest in expanding into new skill sets and research fields. Ability to work well independently and in a team environment

We are looking for exceptional electrical engineers with the passion, creativity, and skills to pursue varied technical research in a multi-disciplinary environment.  The research 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, English language proficiency, and have excellent analytical skills.  The engineer will need to design embedded systems, program control algorithms, and build iterative prototypes for new components.

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.

Annual salary range: $64,000 to $75,000

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

TDA has a position open for facilities and industrial technician.  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 and repairing equipment. HVAC, welding, electrical and mechanical skills are desirable.

The technician will work with researchers and engineers to:

  • Electrically/mechanically troubleshoot, diagnose, repair, and maintain a variety of laboratory equipment. (e. autoclaves, vacuum pumps, ovens, chillers, mixers.)
  • Assist with all laboratory moves and new equipment installations.
  • Under general supervision, calibrate various tools and instruments.
  • 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 preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of fire and electrical 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.

Pay range is $22/hour to $26/hour.

TDA Research, Inc. is located outside Denver, Colorado with research offices in Wheat Ridge and Golden.  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/RPkRUAAP6A/Facilities-Technician?source=TDA+Website