Lab Technician - Entry level -hiring now!
Lab Technician - Entry Level Location: Cambridge, MD 21613 Pay: Up to $17/Hr. Contract to hire 2nd shift: 2:30 pm to 11 pm We are seeking an Entry Level Lab Technician for 6 month contract with likely potential to expand for our industrial gases manufacturer client in Cambridge MD. In this role, you will perform lab production activities and analysis of compressed gas cylinders as assigned using Gas Chromatographs, FTIR, electrochemical cells and other technologies. JOB DESCRIPTION: Complies with safety policies and procedures. Safety is a condition of continued employment Ensures work area is properly maintained including housekeeping Follows safety policies and procedures for operating equipment and handling compressed gas cylinders Performs laboratory production activities Performs routine analyses of compressed gas cylinders as assigned using Gas Chromatographs, FTIR, electrochemical cells and other technologies Ensures gas product meets specified tolerances Documents analytical results per laboratory SOPs Responsible for accurate evaluation and verification of data Informs supervisor/management of nonconforming items or other analytical issues as they occur Complies with all standard operating procedures Complies with corporate and governmental regulations Completes other additional assignments as required Ability to stop work as needed for Safety and Quality Operates and maintains the equipment associated with analysis Performs some preventative maintenance on instrumentation Operates and maintains sampling equipment including regulators, fittings and tubing REQUIREMENTS: HS Diploma/GED and Experience A degree in Chemistry (preferred) or substantial course work in measurement, calibration, science, etc. or the equivalent in analytical experience. Work experience in an analytical lab may be substituted for degree. Analytical and problem solving skills Computer skills (including word processing and data base software applications) Knowledgeable in general laboratory practices Ability to work in a team environment with good communication skills Physical Requirements - Must have a full range of motion and be able to lift at least 40 pounds on a frequent basis Apply now for immediate consideration. #ZR