Laboratory Technician Portsmouth, Virginia
Drug or DUI convictions are not allowed in this firm.
Performs physical and chemical testing of environmental samples
Adheres to all federal, state, and internal quality assurance programs
Maintains legally defensible laboratory documentation and analytical results
Operate various equipment and complex instrumentation in a safe manner
Perform sample preparation, digestion, or extraction according to standard operating procedures and
EPA Methods: 8270, 8260, 8081, 8082, 8015, 200.7, 6010, 245.1, 7470, 7471, and 1311
Reviews and validates results to method requirements and all quality control standards
Performs lab administrative duties, such as receiving samples from internal and external clients, maintaining chain of custody, generating data reports, and maintaining lab supplies & inventory.
Culture & Work
Since 1986, our clients have included federal, state, and local governmental agencies, the Department of
Defense, US Naval and Coast Guard shipbuilding contractors, various manufacturing firms and environmental remediation companies. Our laboratories provide analytical testing for major companies such as BAE Systems and Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilding among others. We test soil, water and air matrices for asbestos, metal, inorganic and organic contamination.
Bachelor degree in chemistry (or related science) with 24 college semester credit hours and 2 yr applicable work experience
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite, effective written & oral communications, work independently, have critical thinking & problem-solving skills.
Centrally located near I-264 in Portsmouth, Virginia
Health insurance & 401K savings plans
Flexible PTO policy
Waiting period may apply
Only full-time employees eligible
Remote interview process
Personal protective equipment provided or required
Plastic shield at work stations
Social distancing guidelines in place
Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $17.00 - $19.00 per hour
Expected hours: 40 per week
Paid time off
8 hour shift
All people entering our facilities are screened/ required to document the screening questions. Temperature readings are recorded and only when the screening process is completed are they allowed to enter the facility and are required to wear masks.
People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply
Do you have a minimum of 24 college semester hours of Chemisty?
Commercial Environmental Laboratory: 2 years (Required)
Commercial Organics Laboratory: 1 year (Required)
Work Location: In person