Pace Analytical

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Laboratory Technician I

Laboratory Technician I

ID 
2017-1854
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-NC-Huntersville
Category 
Science

More information about this job

Overview

Entry level position in organic extractions where work is closely supervised and done in accordance with well-defined standards and procedures of an uncomplicated nature.


Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm

 

Responsibilities

  • Analyzing or preparing samples in an efficient and organized manner, using approved Pace Analytical procedures
  • Preparing reagents and standards
  • Keeping logbooks up-to-date
  • Keeping the laboratory clean and safe (must have knowledge of safety rules)
  • Disposing of samples and chemicals
  • Waste handling duties to include: labeling containers, understanding storage time limits, performing proper satellite accumulation, ensuring adequate space between waste containers, ensuring all waste containers are closed and incompatible materials are stored separately, understanding secondary containment, and documenting weekly inspections, if applicable
  • Assisting other lab personnel with analysis, data checking and approval, and handling simple calculations
  • Attending company and divisional meetings
  • Providing maintenance of stock reagents and lab supplies
  • Working on special projects with supervision of chemist or manager
  • Promoting cooperation and teamwork among staff
  • Following Pace policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent; experience of less than two years with familiarity of laboratory procedures preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to communicate effectively – written and verbal communication
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to compute rate, ration and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs

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