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Human Factors Research Assistant 2022-029 Job in East Liberty, Ohio US

Human Factors Research Assistant 2022-029

Transportation Research Center, Inc. - East Liberty, OH

Posted: 6/30/2022 - Expires: 9/28/2022

Job ID: 243612829


Job Description


The Research Assistant/Technician is responsible for performing a variety of tasks in support of human factors related automotive safety research programs.  Tasks may include assisting with research and testing, conducting literature searches, data management, recruiting participants, obtaining consents, maintaining files, scheduling and conducting interviews, maintaining data collection files, performing data reduction, assisting with data analysis, and generating correspondence, reports and graphics.

The Research Assistant/Technician provides technical support for research scientists and engineers and customers working in such areas as research, design, or development testing. Position level is determined by the knowledge, skills, and abilities in relation to duties assigned.

Essential Functions*

Support conduct of experiments through activities such as participant recruitment, participant handling, and data management

Perform data processing and  simple data analysis with direction

Organize and review documentation and record/report activities and data accurately

Ensure high quality customer deliverables

Other Duties and Responsibilities (Non-Essential Functions)

Communicate directly with customers and clarify their needs and expectations

Set up, monitor, operate, and maintain test equipment with instruction

Support TRC Inc.’s Quality and EH&S (Environmental, Health, and Safety) efforts


High school diploma is required

Associate’s degree in a technology discipline or behavioral field is preferred

Good attention to detail required

Valid driver’s license

Excellent communication skills

Basic computer skills

Perform assigned technical tasks in a timely manner, as requested

Perform job duties with discretion and professionalism

Ability to treat as highly confidential, all study data and information collected

Working conditions

Standard office, climate controlled environment

Standard laboratory environment

Occasional support of outdoor testing in good weather

May be exposed to temperatures below 0 degree and above 95 degrees

May be exposed to inclement weather

Physical requirements

Ability to operate a computer and other office equipment

Ability to enter data into a computer (hand/finger dexterity)

Data reduction involves visual review of data (ability to discern colors, contrast, and depth) and listening (ability to hear and interpret real-time audio)

Ability to move objects weighing up to 50 pounds

Must be able to remain in a stationary position for an extended period of time

Ability to communicate with customers and co-workers

*TRC Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and is willing to make a change or adjustment to a job or work environment that allows a qualified individual with a disability to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of a particular job.

**Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

It is the policy of TRC Inc. to provide equal opportunity in all areas of employment practices, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation (LGBTQIA+), veteran status, or any other reason prohibited by law.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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