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City: [[Bellingham ]]
SUMMARY: The role of Laboratory Technician Intern is a developmental role within the Inspectorate America Corporation Laboratory. The selected candidate will work 15-29 hours per week at a rate of $15.00 per hour. The assignment length may vary and is at the discretion of the Laboratory Manager. While no guarantee of employment after graduation is made, the Company views the program as a benefit to the intern (experience) and to the Company (potential candidates).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES POST TRAINING: Include, but are not limited to the following:
* Ability to learn the operation of laboratory equipment and instrumentation. * Ability to learn and perform physical and instrumental analysis, as well as various wet chemistry techniques. * Sample login, retain and disposal. * Record test results on standardized forms and/or LIMS. * Prepare chemical solutions and standards according to standard formulas. * Learn and perform scheduled calibration and verification procedures on instruments, thermometers, viscometers and hydrometers. Other calibration and verification duties may be assigned. * Assist in quality assurance practices, SQC, and other protocols where applicable. * Assist in assuring an adequate supply of materials/inventory is available to analyze various products per ASTM, IAC, UOP, IP, Industry Standard, and Customer Test Methods. * Other laboratory duties may be assigned depending on workload and laboratory needs. * Work schedule will likely include some weekends and holidays and require working assigned on-call schedules.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Chemistry or related major, junior or above.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, as well as procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to do mathematics related to laboratory methodology calculations.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSE, AND REGISTRATIONS: Must be able to legally work in the United States
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; talk or hear; and taste and smell. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and with explosive material and is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risks of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
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