Environmental Laboratory Technician

Employer
York Analytical Laboratories, Inc
Location
New York City, New York, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 18, 2021
Closes
Jul 23, 2021
Ref
2324051840
Discipline
Energy
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
York Analytical Laboratories is seeking a qualified candidate to join our team in Queens, NY as a Laboratory Technician. This position is entry level, and in this dynamic role you will be able to build and develop valuable laboratory skills. Training will be available. We seek a highly motivated individual who, ultimately, will be able to work independently as well as multi-task.

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, working with senior technicians, chemists, and management in the preparation and analysis of environmental samples for a variety of contaminants. Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the laboratory manager as necessary.

Qualified individuals would ideally have some previous laboratory experience, but this is not required. Further, a bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, or environmental science is preferred, but not required.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

* Preparing and analyzing samples according to client & regulatory requirements
* Preparing appropriate reference standard solutions
* Preparing necessary chemical reagents
* Properly and thoroughly documenting sample preparation specifics
* Calibrating, operating and maintaining laboratory equipment
* Maintain equipment maintenance and repair logbooks
* Peer review of data for accuracy and compliance with QA guidelines
* Upload data into LIMS for subsequent reporting to client
* Adherence to all Safety and Quality Assurance requirements
* Assure proper inventory of chemicals and supplies
* Maintain good housekeeping standards

Skills and Abilities:

Ideal candidates will also be familiar with Laboratory Database applications and Microsoft Office software products (Excel, Word), be detail-oriented, possess good organizational skills and have previous laboratory exposure (including knowledge of general laboratory procedures, safety protocols and chemical hazards.)

This is a great opportunity for an individual looking to join a growing, high-energy team.

Comprehensive benefits, salary and bonus program are commensurate with experience.

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