Laboratory Technician in Durham, NC with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 4/5/2021

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Job Description


Job Number: 40765


Laboratory Technician


Job Description:

Our client, a nonprofit research organization in RTP, is seeking a Laboratory Technician to provide analytical support, for both commercial and government projects. This is a six month contract to hire position.


Responsibilities:


  • Perform a variety of technical lab procedures such as preparing routine solutions and reagents and performing routine measurements.

  • Demonstrate proficiency of sampling handling and laboratory equipment used for extracting samples for analyses via quarterly testing.

  • Perform sample analysis using less complex instrumentation, e.g., turbidity and pH.

  • Perform sample aliquoting and loading for ion chromatography and ICP MS instrumentation.

  • Provide input on SOPs or authors SOPs specific to work activity.

  • Assist in the design, operation and maintenance of equipment, tools, methods and services and in diagnosing and correcting technical problems.

  • Make and record laboratory observations.

  • Perform simple calculations and collect and prepare data for evaluation.

  • Assist with research activities and other tasks as necessary in a laboratory environment.

  • Arrange and dismantle laboratory apparatus.

  • Collect, wash and store glassware.

  • Assist with receipt and inspection of raw materials.

  • Assist with ordering and stocking of materials and equipment.

  • Adhere to company and departmental Standard Operating Procedures and agency guidelines ex. FDA, EPA, and OECD GLPs

  • Label, archive and retrieve data as needed.

  • Perform accurate and precise aliquoting of samples using pipettes and perform quarterly verification of pipette accuracy and precision.

  • Assist in all aspects of sample packaging for shipment.

  • Organize samples for extended storage, retrieve samples from storage for subsequent analyses, and purge samples after extended storage requirements have been met.


Education Requirements:


  • Associate or Bachelor of Science with 2 years of relevant work experience in Analytical Chemistry and General Chemistry, or related field required


Desired Background/Skills:


  • Ability to learn other analytical techniques


Qualifications:


  • Must communicate regularly with their administrative supervisor and project leaders, keeping them informed of progress and potential complications

  • Ability to demonstrate proficiency with project specific documentation

  • Ability to maintain a strong customer focus, flexibility, attention to detail, and a positive attitude in day to day activities

  • Ability to work on projects requiring specific laboratory quality practices and guidelines


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We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

This client is a U.S. government contractor with specific controlled-access facilities that must register non-U.S. Persons; therefore, all visitors to those facilities must declare their nationality and citizenship upon arrival at, and before entering. Depending on the work location, candidates selected to interview may be required to complete 'Government Contractor Controlled-Access Facility Questionnaire' before visiting the client facility.