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Lab Assistant I

Boulder Scientific Company
Mead, CO
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Boulder Scientific Company (BSC) is headquartered in Mead, CO, and is a premier provider of organometallic compounds and other specialty chemicals used in a wide range of applications. BSC is a pioneer and leading manufacturer of metallocene catalysts and co-catalysts that are primarily used to produce metallocene polyethylene, polypropylene and elastomers, but also supplies products into Electronics, Pharmaceutical and Defense applications. BSC operates two sites in Northern Colorado, which include: a main production facility in Mead and a second facility in Longmont. BSC has continuously grown the sales of its products to existing and new customers and expects to continue on a high growth trajectory.

Pay for this role is $18.00/hour. BSC offers medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, and 401(k) with matching. See more about our offerings on our Opportunities page.

Boulder Scientific Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

Boulder Scientific Company (BSC) is seeking a Lab Assistant to join its Lab Support team. The Laboratory Assistant’s primary responsibilities are to perform all non-technical functions of the laboratory and provide assistance and support for the Laboratory Support Lead, Chemists, Scientists, and other lab personnel.

The ideal candidate will have experience in working in laboratory conditions and will be attentive, detail oriented, and well-trained to maintain safe conditions. The candidate will promote a collaborative work environment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Cleans scientific glassware after it is used in laboratories
  • Procures and disposes of laboratory equipment, supplies, and chemical reagents as needed
  • Maintains laboratory equipment and facility as well as fulfilling routine daily tasks
  • Follows established procedures as described by Standard Operating Procedures, Work Instructions, and other operating procedures to maintain a safe working environment that complies with safety and environmental rules and regulations.
  • Uses personal protective equipment (PPE) as needed to prevent exposure to hazardous chemical reagents and waste
  • Ability to be able to be forklift certified (BSC will supply this training) within 3 months of starting
  • Inputs data and keeps records updated in ERP database
  • Communicates with other Departmental Managers (R&D, Analytical, Pilot Plant, Quality Assurance, Sales and Production Plant) to assist them in their non-technical needs on an as needed basis under the guidance of the Laboratory Support Lead
  • Identifies and contributes to opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Travels in own vehicle between Mead and Longmont locations
  • Must be able to work overtime as needed on special projects



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)


  • One to three months related experience and/or training
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and auto insurance
  • Demonstrated basic computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Experience with inventory systems is helpful but not required
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail

Must pass a job-related physical.

Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally push, roll and/or move up to 100 pounds. The employee will be required to wear appropriate PPE for certain duties. The work environment is laboratories, storage areas, and warehouses. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat.

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Boulder Scientific Company


Mead, CO
80542 USA



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