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Currently seeking an experienced Lab Analyst in the Atlanta, GA area. Please contact Stephen Frazer at 704.###.#### or [Click Here to Email Your Resum]
Laboratory Analyst I
Summary of Position: Performs sample preparation and/or analysis per published methods and Standard Operating Procedures.
a. Preparing and/or analyzing environmental samples based on published methods
b. Following quality control procedures as outlined in documented procedures.
c. Preparing standards and reagents.
d. Documenting all lab activities in applicable logbooks and databases (e.g. sample prep, sample analysis, standard and reagent prep, instrument maintenance, etc.).
e. Entering data intoLaboratory Information Management System (LIMS) as applicable.
f. Performing routine maintenance of equipment and instrumentation.
g. Responsible for keeping applicable workspaces clean and safe.
h. Disposing of samples and by-products per required procedures.
i. Handling of waste products per required procedures.
j. Reviewing data from other analysts, if applicable.
k. Attending required company and department meetings.
l. Completing required training activities within require timeframes.
m. Promoting cooperation and teamwork among staff.
n. Following policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
o. Other duties as assigned.
IV. 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.
a. Education and/or Experience: BA/BS in a scientific field or 2-3 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
b. Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
c. Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Responsibilities with respect to Performing Tests
a. Responsible for performing tests (either sample preparation or analysis) based on published methods or Standard Operating Procedures.
Responsibilities with respect to Planning of Tests and Evaluation of Results
a. Responsible for scheduling or planning sample preparation and/or analysis based on available information regarding due dates and hold times.
b. Responsible for evaluating primary analyses including sample results and quality control results.
c. Responsible for evaluating other analysts work (peer review) as needed, including sample results and quality control results.
Responsibilities for reporting Opinions and Interpretations
a. Responsible for reporting opinions and interpretations for their specific functions via footnotes/qualifiers in LIMS.
Physical Demands: Employees are expected to meet the physical demands representative of the job functions listed in this document for the applicable job title. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job title.
a. The employee may be required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
b. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
c. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and sit.
Work Environment: Work environment characteristics listed in this document are representative of (but not all inclusive of) what an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions related to this job title.
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job title based on this work environment.
a. The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.
b. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals