EMSL Analytical, Inc., one of the largest environmental testing firms in the United States, is currently seeking a Full Time Laboratory Technician (Asbestos, Microbiology, Lead) for its Piscataway, NJ location. This position offers the chance to work for a stable company, a great team, and provides the opportunity to grow within. This will be a support role to the laboratory and the technician will assist with the preparation of samples for asbestos, microbiology and/or lead.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Preparation of environmental samples prior to analysis for Air Sample Prep, Bulk Sample Prep, Gravimetric Prep, TEM Prep, and NOB Prep- any areas of prep related to client work
Prepare samples for lead analysis on various media such as gauze wipes, paint chips and other samples.
Perform standard and non-standard laboratory prep procedures according to internal Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for microbiology environmental samples, legionella, and bacteria samples received from client's chips, air cassettes, drinking water, food, bulk and materials, etc.
Assist with light cleaning of laboratory when needed.
Must have good laboratory practices.
Assist with laboratory organization, supply inventory, calibrations, and cleaning and maintenance of laboratory equipment.
Other laboratory and clerical duties such as answering phones, filing, faxing, copying, may be assigned by lab staff and manager as needed.
High School degree/equivalent or Associates Degree in Life Science or 2 years of college course work completed
One to two years’ of previous academic or commercial lab experience a plus.
Candidate must be able to distinguish colors in order to perform analysis.
Must be able to work independently and with a team.
Must be able to work in a fast-paced setting, multi-task, and prioritize assignments.
Must have good communication, computer, typing, and organizational skills.
Tuesday to Saturday 12:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., extra hours and/or weekend work may be required to meet business demands.
For Consideration of employment ALL applicants MUST apply through careers web site:
As the nation's leading environmental testing firm, EMSL's network of nationwide laboratories has been providing quality analytical services since 1981. We offer a wide array of analytical testing services to support environmental investigations focused on asbestos, microbiology, lead paint, environmental chemistry, indoor air quality, industrial hygiene and food testing. Additionally, we also provide materials testing, characterization, and forensic laboratory services for a wide range of commercial, industrial, regulatory, and law enforcement clients.
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is a stable and growing company that offers the opportunity to become a part of a close knit team where you can advance within and develop professionally. EMSL laboratories are throughout the U.S. and international with laboratory locations in Canada.
EMSL offers full time benefits: medical, dental, 401(k), voluntary benefits, paid time off, holiday pay and a flexible spending account.
To find out more about EMSL Analytical, Inc. please visit our website at: www.emsl.com
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