Laboratory Technician-Sr. Technician
Bridgeton, NJ 
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Laboratory Technician/Sr. Technician

Shift: 2nd shift Lab Tech - 2pm-10:30pm. $18.50/hr.

SUMMARY

Performs laboratory tests to determine chemical and physical characteristics or composition of

solid, liquid or gaseous materials for such purposes as quality control, process control or product

development by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Must become familiar with the laboratory quality, safety and specifications manuals.
  • Expected to master the techniques and knowledge to be able to carry out all of the routine analyses required supporting the company core business, reclamation/recovery, and customer sample programs. Must know the procedures and be able to follow same as written in the laboratory methods manuals.
  • Is expected to learn and understand the business aspects of our company at an elementary level.
  • Must learn to recognize the unusual situation and to take appropriate action in reporting it to laboratory supervision.
  • Expected to know the operation, calibration, routine maintenance, and paperwork (reporting) associated with all laboratory instruments with exception of ICP and GC-MS.
  • Is expected to acquire detailed knowledge of all safety/environmental aspects especially as related to the laboratory. Must participate fully in safety inspections and meetings.
  • Must be able to handle all mathematical calculations associated with the routine procedures.
  • Must understand and carry out all analytical sampling procedures where required and when expected to do so.
  • Must understand the reasons for frequent method calibrations and Quality Control (QC) procedures and must participate fully in the implementation thereof.
  • Is expected to bear the brunt of laboratory housekeeping/organizing activities.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Only as specifically directed.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree (preferably in science) from four-year college or university; two-year

Associate Degree or HS Graduate with minimum of 10 years experience in a laboratory related

job.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance

instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to speak effectively before employees of

organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference,

and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral

or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger,

handle or feel. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms,

talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The

employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Temp-to-Hire, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
$18.50
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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