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TDA Research Laboratory Technician in Golden, Colorado

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. TDA Research, Inc. has a position open for a Laboratory Technician. TDA is seeking a highly qualified laboratory technician with a passion for developing advanced technologies and translating them into real-world applications.

The laboratory technician will be responsible for testing and reporting results on the performance of firefighting foams, dry chemical agents, defoaming agents, and fire sprinklers. This job will consist of a variety of duties throughout the week, rotating between testing within the foam and sprinkler labs. The laboratory technician may also occasionally be asked to complete various internal research tasks either on their own or in a group.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine analytical laboratory tests in accordance with the published test procedures

  • Assist with various laboratory administrative duties

  • Complete internal research as requested

  • Assist with other duties as communicated by supervisor and rotate among multiple work stations

    Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities:

  • Understanding of chemical hygiene and safety procedures

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Comfortable with numerical analysis

  • Ability to follow instructions with an attention to detail

  • Ability to work well and coordinate with team members in a laboratory setting


  • High school or equivalent (Required)

  • Laboratory Experience: 1 year (Preferred)

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science major or previous laboratory technician experience

    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

  • May require ability to use dust mask or respirator.

    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. Teamwork, collaboration, and clear communication are also important as the employee will need to interface with multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists.

    Recent graduates applying for this opening should include their GPA and research experience in their resume. Research suggests that potential job seekers may self-select out of opportunities if they don’t meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage anyone who is interested in this opportunity to apply if you meet the majority of our listed requirements.

    No sponsorship is available for this position.

    Annual salary range: $45,500 to $52,000 with the complete benefits package.

    In accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, actual compensation is subject to variation due to factors as education, experience, skill set, and/or location.

    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

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

    To view our Equal Opportunity Statement, please visit the TDA Careers Page ( .

    COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our communities, families and employees. With employee health and safety as our top priority, TDA Research is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace. Effective October 1, 2021, we will require all newly hired employees to be fully vaccinated before their start date.

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