Apex Systems is recruiting for an Environmental Lab Technician for an immediately available role in the environmental testing industry. This position is very hands-on and provides extensive training on all testing methods and instruments used on site.
SUMMARY OF JOB:
This position is responsible for testing of both organic and inorganic environmental samples. This includes, but is not limited to, sample prep, running both wet chemistry testing, as well as analytical instrumentation testing. The chosen candidate will receive reports from instrumentation and interpret results, as well as thoroughly document all testing results. The Lab Technician will be invoved with calibration and preventative maintenance of instruments and lab equipment as well
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities will include wet chemistry bench testing, as well as bomb calorimetry and microwave digestion testing. The selected individual will perform both organic and inorganic analytical testing, specifically IC, ICP, GC, GC-MS and TOC. Candidates will be given extensive analytical instrumentation training through a focused training program, though candidates must have at minimum an AS degree in the sciences.
This is a fast paced lab processing a larger volume of samples per day, but testing can be repetitive.
The Lab Analyst will be following a number of specific SOPs related to testing methods and protocols.
The Analyst will be doing sample prep and getting samples ready for processing, instrument calibration and preventative maintenance, loading analytical equipment and running various samples, reading instrument reports, etc.
Evaluating testing data to determine any out of specification results.
Interested candidates must be open to working both 1st and 2nd shift, as well as one weekend a month.
Incumbent must ensure safety is the number one goal by following policies, processes, and acting in a safe manner at all times.
Minimum of BS in Chemistry, Biology, Physics or a closely related field.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts, proportions, percentages, etc.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Quality focused to determine out of spec testing results
Strong attention to details when following client created SOWs
Strong attention to details when working with results and documentation
Strong organizational skills when working with lab results and putting together lab reports
Ensure laboratory and testing compliance at all times.
Knowledge of computer programs, such as Word and Excel for data documentation purposes.
Excellent in interpersonal skills.
Able to work effectively as part of a team
Must be able to participate in multi-department teams.
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