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Laboratory Technician

  • Ref: 302553
  • Type: Contract
  • Location: Valhalla, NY
  • Industry: Environmental Services / Equipment
  • Job Level: Entry Level
  • Pay: $14.00/hr - $15.00/hr

Opportunity Description

Our client, an environmental laboratory providing testing services for municipal, commercial and residental customers is in need of a Laboratory Technician. This is a great entry level opportunity for a Laboratory Technician to gain hands-on extraction experience. This position is located in Valhalla, New York and pays between $14-$15/hour. 

Job Duties

As the Laboratory Technician, you will: 

  • Perform Liquid/Liquid Extraction with 1-L Separatory Funnels.
  • Have nowledge of Soxhlet Extraction would be a plus, but willing and open to training.
  • Maintain detailed records of extraction procedure history.
  • Perform organic solid phase extractions using cartridges 
  • Follow general lab practices of using an analytical balance, using pipettes and volumetric glassware, general lab safety with regards to using organic solvents.

 

Education

Education:

BS candidate with studies in the area Environmental Sciences, Biology or Chemistry  

Experience & Skills Required

Experience & Skills:

  • Prior experience with above described duties
  • Prior hands on laboratory experience with basic organic extraction experience
  • Safe chemical handling, ability to safely employ chemical handling techniques, follow established protocol and waste management procedures