Wastren Advantage

Laboratory Technician, Jr.

Job Locations US-OH-Portsmouth - FBP
Posted Date 5 months ago(9/15/2017 9:48 AM)
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Under general supervision, performs Laboratory Services functions as assigned by management. Typical responsibilities include assisting and supporting management in ensuring that all analyses associated with remediation or other programs are performed in a manner that provides accuracy, timeliness, and is fully compliant with FBP procedures and all regulatory requirements. The specific work assignment may include duties or activities that assist and support management in one or more of the following functional areas, in addition to other duties as assigned: 

Provides technical, administrative and/or functional support to the Laboratory Servies team

Assigned job duties may support Laboratory Services functional areas such as sampling, testing, experimentation/analysis, documentation, or related activities

Acts as resource for lesser experienced team members

Assists in training lesser experienced team members

Coordinates work assignments for the technicians in the Laboratory Services group

Performs laboratory functions and sub sampling activities according to the established processes and procedure

Prepares and analyses samples in various matrices

Assists with developing processes and procedures according to recognized and acceptable standards

Evaluates data by making comparisons with known standards

Assists with ensuring testing procedures, safety regulations, and compliance with all applicable regulations, project policies, contractual requirements, and standard operating procedures

Perform duties complex in nature

Other job related duties as assigned

Maintains knowledge of and demonstrates ability to perform work safely in accordance with all approved safety policies, procedures, and applicable regulations and performs assigned duties in a safe manner 

Actively participates in Safety Work groups



Works in an office environment at a normal environmental restoration atmosphere(outdated and/or abandoned facilities). Potential exposure to equipment movement hazards, dangerous chemicals/solvents, or hazardous and radioactive materials if proper safety procedures are not followed. 


Ability to perform sedentary to light work, exerting up to 50 lbs of force occasionally (any exertion of force/lifting greater than 45 pounds requires the use of the "buddy system") non-repetitive, up to 20 lbs of force frequently, and up to 10 lbs of force constantly, repetitive; performing such activities as lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, walking, grasping, kneeling, stooping, kneeling. 


Ability to perform primary office duties including heavy computer usage. 


In some cases, radiological training may be required. 


The statements above are meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job. Prinicipal duties and resposibilities are intended to describe the overall purpose of this job. 


This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties or responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform job-related duties as required by management. All requirements are subject to modification to reasonably accomodate individuals with a disability. 




High school diploma/GED and an associate degree in a related science or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Typical experience ranges from 1-3 years.


Intermediate PC skills to include Microsoft software.


Basic understanding of federal and state policies and regulations.


Strong interpersonal and communication skills.


Detail oriented. 


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