Pace Analytical

  • Laboratory Technician

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    Pace Analytical Services, LLC, a leading national analytical laboratory is seeking highly motivated candidates for a Laboratory Technician I the WetChem department at their laboratory in Virginia, MN. 


    Hours: Monday - Friday, 10 AM - 6:30 PM, with possible overtime weekend hours


    • Analyzing or preparing samples in an efficient and organized manner, using approved Pace Analytical procedures
    • Responsible for preparation and analysis of samples with a Spectrophotometer
    • 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


    • High School diploma or equivalent; experience of less than two years with familiarity of laboratory procedures preferred
    • A 2 to 4-year science degree is preferred, but not necessary for this position
    • The individual should be self-motivated, ambitious, hard working, and able to work independently with an eye for attention to detail
    • Must be able to multitask efficiently and work in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment
    • Physical requirements include, walking, bending, and carrying
    • Must have hand and finger dexterity, and the ability to lift 25 lbs repeatedly
    • Current and applicable computer skills

    OFCCP Statement

    Pace Analytical is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, age, religion, sex, veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, or gender identity.


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