Laboratory Technician I - Port Arthur in Port Arthur, TX at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 1/11/2020

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Job Description

Veolia offers the most complete range of environmental solutions to meet the challenges of cities, governments, campuses, businesses and industries. Our network of talent and hands-on know-how is unique and unrivaled. 

Job Summary:
Responsible for performing routine tasks and analyses on hazardous waste samples in accordance with company and regulatory requirements.  May perform specialized analysis under the direction of a Chemist to support applied quality assurance and control procedures. Maintains the laboratory as directed for compliance with company hygiene plans.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
• Conduct all login procedures, both manual and electronic, of samples delivered to the laboratory, ensures proper labeling and paperwork.
• Sub-sample a variety of waste materials, process and product samples and follows proper analytical methods required for compliance in accordance with established guidelines and training.
• Conduct sample analysis on sub-samples per methods and procedures established by training and knowledge of analysis plans. Conducts QA/QC sample analysis and calibrations.
• Ensure proper written and electronic documentation of all test results including QA/QC and audits sample documents prior to approval and completeness of summarizing data. Notifies appropriate supervision or staff member of completed analysis.
• Prepare reagent solutions, standards and other laboratory solutions as directed by supervisor or lead technician per guidance and training.
• Maintenance of analytical equipment and documents in accordance with quality assurance and control compliance. 
• Gather appropriate paperwork for management approvals and notifies staff of any incomplete sections needing attention. Assists in compiling and reporting of analysis date including QA/QC data for review by staff. 
• Perform periodic audits of analytical logs to ensure regulatory compliance for completeness and accuracy. 

Job Requirements

•High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) required
•Minimum d of A.A. degree in Chemistry or equivalent laboratory experience required.
•Bachelor’s degree in science discipline with a working knowledge of Chemistry preferred
•24 hour OSHA HAZWOPPER training preferred.

•24-Hour HAZWOPER Training

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
•Strong team player
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
•Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple deadlines
•Strong customer service orientation