DescriptionLaboratory Technician AmSpec LLC – Memphis, TN Quick Apply Job Details Full-time $18 – $20 an hour 1 day ago Qualifications Laboratory experience Full Job Description Responsible for analysis and reporting of various products, such as Crude Oil, Fuel Oils, Middle Distillates, Petroleum and Petrochemicals, LPG and LNG gases, etc.. Specific responsibilities: – Responsible for conducting laboratory analysis. – Understand and keep current with all laboratory safety and reporting techniques. – Complete all laboratory reports as applicable. – Understand and keep current with all laboratory analysis methods. – Responsible for the maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment. – Position requires a dependable and reliable individual; whose daily presence adds to the success of the department. – Perform all other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Responsibilities – Responsible for conducting laboratory analysis. – Understand and keep current with all laboratory safety and reporting techniques. – Complete all laboratory reports as applicable. – Understand and keep current with all laboratory analysis methods. – Responsible for the maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment. – Position requires a dependable and reliable individual; whose daily presence adds to the success of the department. – Perform all other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Requirements – Degree in Science or equivalent work experience in a laboratory setting. – Ability to understand ASTM standards and procedures. – Must be able to work with all chemical, petrochemical, and petroleum products. – Must be able to differentiate colors accurately by sight. – Must have reliable transportation to and from work. – Must have flexible schedule as position will include evenings, weekend and holidays, based on customer need. Job Type: Full-time Pay: $18.00 – $20.00 per hour Schedule: 8 hour shift On call Weekend availability Quick Apply
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Physical Requirements Pass a drug and alcohol test specified by AmSpec Pass an annual Pulmonary Fitness and Respirator Fit Test Pass a physical examination by a physician designated by AmSpec Services, both before employment and at any time during employment upon request of AmSpec Services to confirm the Surveyor’s ability to perform the essential job functions of the position. Ability to stand for extended periods and lift/carry boxes weighing up to 45lbs. Ability to work in the presence of odors, typical of petroleum or petrochemicals, without allergic reactions or nausea when such odors are within OSHA-designated permissible exposure limits (PELs).
Skills/Qualifications • High school diploma and related experience in the industry preferable. • Ability to read, write and clearly communicate in English • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, schedulers, and clients. • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule formats. • Familiarity with basic computer skills in word processing and spreadsheet programs • Ability to interact with office and laboratory personnel in a proper, professional and business-like manner
Primary Duties and Responsibilities • Responsible for logging in, tracking, correctly storing and disposing of all samples • Familiar with American Petroleum Institute (API) procedures and documents as they relate to samples • Familiar with EPA regulations governing samples particularly as they relate to disposal and maintenance of disposal records • Carry out the assigned tasks in accordance with the latest industry standards and practices and in accordance with the specific instructions given by the Laboratory manager and/or supervisor • Responsible for the correct preparation of all reports pertaining to samples • Responsible for keeping retain and storage area clean, organized and free from safety hazards at all times • Attendance at monthly safety meetings is required
Working Conditions The employee may be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals. AmSpec Services provides product information, training, engineering controls, and personal protective equipment in an effort to protect employees from exposure to potentially harmful levels of those materials. Employees are required to read product information, use available engineering controls, follow guidelines presented during training, and be able to wear and use appropriate protective equipment, including respiratory protective equipment, as may be required by the work environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.