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Laboratory Technician

Company: Coastal Gulf & International Inc
Location: Galveston
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job title: Lab TechnicianReports to: Lab ManagerLevel: Individual ContributorClassification: Non-exemptStatus: Regular Full TimeJob PurposeLab Technicians perform routine laboratory tests under close supervision to determine chemical or physical characteristics of samples. Lab Technicians ensure that their duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality in a timely manner.Duties and Responsibilities Perform basic analytical tests based on standards and procedures as assigned by the Laboratory Manager. Assist and perform the setting up, adjusting and operating laboratory equipment. Calibrate laboratory instruments as needed to ensure that analysis is accurate according to the Quality Management systems. Clean and sterilize laboratory equipment. Prepare chemical solutions according to standard formulas. Records test results on standardized forms and writes test reports describing procedures used. Understand and complete laboratory raw data sheets and make accurate entries into LIMS data base. Ability to read and comprehend all analysis as well as safety standards in English, including ASTM, UOP, IP and other well-defined analytical standards and procedures used in the laboratory. Exercise procedural, safety and quality requirements specified in Laboratory Manual & Safety Manual and company policies. All other duties assigned by management.Other Duties Management reserves the right to change job duties with or without notice.Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry or a related science preferred, or equivalent work experience; coupled with a minimum of one (2) year of direct transferable experience working in a laboratory. Knowledgeable in ASTM standards. Must be able to work with all chemical, petrochemical and petroleum products. Must be able to differentiate between colors accurately by sight. Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) experience preferred. Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Access preferred. Have a great work history with a track record of being responsible individual. Detailed orientated. Excellent communication skills. Proficient in the use of laboratory equipment.TravelTravel is not required for this position.Working conditionsThis position is performed in a Laboratory environment.RequirementsPhysical requirementsThe working environment and physical demands described here are representative, but not necessarily all-inclusive, of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Required to walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms; and to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, or twist body to fit and/or reach. The employee's lifting requirement and/or move items up to 50 pounds. Be able to work in the presence of odors typical of petroleum or petrochemicals without allergic reactions or nausea, when such odors are within OSHA-designated permissible exposure limits (PELs). May be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.AAP/EEO: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

Keywords: Coastal Gulf & International Inc, Galveston , Laboratory Technician, Professions , Galveston, Texas

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