Field Technician II - Environmental Laboratory

Microbac Laboratories, Inc.
West Pittston, Pennsylvania, US
Jun 04, 2021
Jun 25, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Come join our family! Microbac Laboratories is an essential business offering competitive pay and benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term and short-term disability paid vacation, holidays and flextime, a wellness program, referral bonus, tuition reimbursement and more!

Whether you are just starting your career in science or looking to further it, Microbac will put you on the path of an exciting career with room to grow. We have also implemented extensive safety protocols at every location to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all our employees.


Microbac serves our clients with the utmost expertise and respect for their market requirements, constraints and challenges. We embody a company-wide commitment to exceptional customer experience, which has been refined over nearly 50 years of trusted, analytical and measurement experience.

Through our network of laboratories, offices, and field services, we have the flexibility to meet the unique requirements for each client, project and scope.

As a privately held third-party testing company, Microbac operates with a commitment to safety, quality and compliance. Our diverse work portfolio includes broad accreditation offerings and tested insights across the environmental, food and life science markets.


The Field Technician II is responsible for supporting the overall operation of the laboratory in Pittston, PA by both collecting and picking up samples of a variety of sample types, storing and delivering them to the designated laboratory location in an efficient and timely manner while following all established SOP's and safety guidelines.

  • Safely and efficiently operate a company vehicle to drive to and from client locations for the purposes of collecting and retrieving samples, and deliver them to the laboratory
  • Provide exceptional customer service while promoting the Company's brand through professional interactions with clients and observable safe driving practices
  • Collect various types of environmental samples as well as pick-up previously collected samples and deliver them to the laboratory
  • Perform field analysis pertinent to proper sampling protocol such as pH, temperature and flow
  • Maintain sample collection equipment and instrumentation
  • Maintain storage of samples in accordance with established SOP's
  • Ensure legal documentation is complete and accurate (i.e.; Chain of Custody Forms)
  • Maintain regular communication with internal management regarding samples, schedules, customer requirements, problems, delays, and/or complaints
  • Observe all applicable roadway laws
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the Company vehicle
  • Maintain accurate logs, records and other documentation as required
  • Prepare sample containers to be delivered and used by customers to collect samples.
  • Ensure samples are appropriate labeled and assist with sample log-in efforts
  • Provide technical assistance to customers within realm of capabilities; or refer to senior management
  • May organize, plan and schedule own pickup routes based on communicated needs of customers

  • High-school diploma
  • A minimum of 2 years of related experience
  • Familiarity with automated sampling techniques and/or knowledge and understanding of general principles of sanitation and proper sample handling and storage
  • Ability to set up and remove sampling equipment
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instruction
  • Above average attention to detail
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Ability to operate a Company vehicle and observe all applicable safety protocols and laws
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record (over previous 36 months)
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen

  • Associate degree in a related field of study

  • Physical requirements will be shared during the interview process and reasonable accommodations made within the scope of the position for those with disabilities as applicable by law

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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