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Lab Technician

Company: VLS Recovery Services LLC
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

EOE STATEMENT: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Description VLS Recovery Services LLC is the recognized industry leader in providing Environmental Solutions to our Industrial and Manufacturing clients. A financially stable company that has experienced significant organic and inorganic growth over the past several years, VLS offers the perks of a big company (competitive pay, great time off packages, and solid benefits, including paid life insurance and a 401(k) match of up to 5%) combined with the collaborative and results-driven culture of a small one. This position is responsible for ensuring the generation of accurate, timely and cost-effective analytical data used to support environmental decision making. Responsible for QA/QC of all inbound and outbound wastes. Also performs routine maintenance on lab equipment as well as calibrations on equipment. Maintains databases of all materials tested.


Responsibilities

  • Ability to perform analysis and routine sample preparation for a variety of tests to include:
  • pH
  • Bench test water treatment
  • Total Halogens
  • Flash Point
  • PCB analysis
  • Metals testing
  • BS&W analysis
  • Solvent Scan
  • Enter completed analysis into database depending upon what type of waste tested (i.e. drums, bulk, outgoing, etc.). The database is an Access function.
  • Routine calibration and calibration checks of all machines to include:
    • Scales
    • pH meter
    • Microcoulometers
    • GC
    • GC/MS
    • Flash Point Testers
    • ICP for metals analysis
    • Print lab analysis upon request
    • Be able to adequately perform Proficiency Test (PTs) to demonstrate ability to perform required laboratory analysis.
    • Assume responsibility for related duties as required or assigned
    • Ensure that work area is clean, secure and well maintained
    • Completes special projects and miscellaneous assignments as required.
    • Establish and maintain effective communications with other departments as well as with department head
      PM22 POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Qualifications

      • Bachelors degree in chemistry, biochemistry, physics, environmental science, biology, microbiology, physical sciences or engineering.
        • Or 1 year of previous lab experience Physical Demands

          • This position will require the ability to:
          • Stand/walk
            • Use hands/fingers
              • Reach with hands and arms
                • Frequently lift up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift 50 pounds
                  • See/hear
                    • This position will occasionally require
                    • To sit
                      • Climb
                        • Kneel/crouch or crawl
                          The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by person/people assigned to this work. These are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills associated with it. VLS Recovery Services reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs. SHIFT: -not applicable- RAIL, WASTE, MARINE, CORPORATE: POSITION: Lancaster- Lab Technician EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt OPEN DATE: 4/13/2022 LOCATION: PA, Lancaster ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: VLS Environmental Services is the recognized industry leader in providing Environmental Solutions to our Industrial and Manufacturing clients. A financially stable company that has experienced significant organic and inorganic growth over the past several years, VLS offers the perks of a big company (competitive pay, great time off packages, and solid benefits, including paid life insurance and a 401(k) match of up to 5%) combined with the collaborative and results-driven culture of a small one.





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Keywords: VLS Recovery Services LLC, Lancaster , Lab Technician, Professions , Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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