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Laboratory Technician - Richmond, CA in Richmond, CA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 4/21/2018

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    Richmond, CA
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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 Technician
Richmond, CA
$24-33/hr 3% bonus
Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Vacation

Job Duties:

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 lab and in the field.

Job Requirements

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent, with coursework in qualitative and quantitative Chemistry or biology preferred. (Must met 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 concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Exposure to computerized lab equipment and related systems preferred.
  • Zero to two years experience in a related position in a similar environment with ability to use laboratory apparatus and equipment to perform accurate, repeatable work and to define problems collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedures manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
  • Ability to adhere to Company policies and procedures and to quickly develop proficiency in the care and use of all site specific, facility required PPE (Personal Protection Equipment), including respirators, gas detectors, confined space equipment, etc.)
  • Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record if performing field work.