Lab Tech II in Brockton, MA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 6/25/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Brockton, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Up to 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    6/25/2020

Job Description

Veolia is the largest sustainable environmental solutions organization globally. With over 163,000 employees worldwide, we specialize in water, waste and energy management
 
Lab Tech II
Brockton, MA
Full time
7:00 AM to 3:00 PM  (Tues- Sat) Schedule
Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Vacation
 
Summary:
 
Performs a variety of chemical, biological, and physical tests required for research, development or quality control.  Compiles data for reports.  Assists in special studies in the laboratory and in the field.

Duties:
-Sets up equipment and instrumentation required for tests, research, or process control following QA procedures. 
-Cleans and makes minor repairs on laboratory apparatus and equipment and ensures a high standard of housekeeping, quality control and safety.  
-Calibrates instrumentation as assigned.
-Collects water samples in the field as assigned and performs tests such as turbidity, alkalinity, pH and residual chlorine.  
-Records and computes results from test data and maintains quality control records and charts as outlined by the Quality Assurance Program.  
-Performs quantitative and qualitative analyses to determine chemical and physical properties of experimental and developmental materials. 

-Performs trace contaminant analysis using laboratory instrumentation.  Assists in investigative analysis such as break point determinations. 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, with coursework in qualitative and quantitative Chemistry or biology preferred.  (Must meet minimum qualifications established by regulatory agencies if working in a NELAC or State Certified Lab)
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  
  • Ability to apply principles of logic or scientific thinking to a range of intellectual and practical problems.  
  • Two to five years experience in a related position in a similar environment and demonstrated proficiency with sophisticated laboratory apparatus and equipment and ability to calibrate instrumentation.
  • Proficiency with computerized lab equipment, data management and related systems.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedures manuals.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively present information and to tactfully respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record if performing field work.