Environmental Wet Chemistry Lab Technician (Direct Hire) - Northeastern CT

Employer
Kelly Services
Location
Dayville, Connecticut, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 02, 2021
Closes
Jul 31, 2021
Ref
2292551745
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Kelly Science & Clinical is currently recruiting candidates for a Direct Hire Wet Chemistry Lab Technician position at an Environmental Lab in northeastern Connecticut. Following established SOP's, this position performs basic wet chemistry tests on drinking water and wastewater including pH, digestions, alkalinities, etc. and reports data related to the identity, content, and purity of the samples. Ideal candidates will be detailed oriented and highly organized, be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and possess a general understanding of Wet Chemistry concepts.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Prepare necessary standards, solutions, reagents, media, etc. required for sample analyses
- Perform equipment and instrumentation set up, and operate basic and specialized laboratory instrumentation
- Prepare and analyze samples
- Accurately record observations and data and interpret results
- Monitor and address sample backlog issues
- Maintain accurate, up to date logs, notebooks and equipment records
- Perform necessary laboratory administrative functions such as filing paperwork, photocopying, reviewing of data, and entering data into computerized LIMS
- Comply with and promote Safety and Quality Programs
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Degree in Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, or a related field of study is desired
- Previous water testing experience is a plus but not required
- Basic to advanced understanding of fundamentals of laboratory science and laboratory processes and procedures
- Familiarity with laboratory instrumentation
- Ability to read and apply established protocols and SOP's to daily operations
- Ability to manage personal work functions in order to keep up with sample hold times, customer turnaround times and workflow
This is a Direct Hire opportunity with an hourly pay rate of $17.93 + $1.75 shift differential for working on the 2 nd shift. The work schedule is Tuesday through Friday 1:00pm-9:30pm and ~ ½ day on Saturday. This is an immediate need for our customer so if you meet the above qualifications, please submit your resume for immediate consideration.
Why Kelly ®* *?
Kelly® Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interests-it's the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.
About Kelly *®
At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.
Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)

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