Lab Technician 1 at Veolia North America in Azusa, California

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Job Description:

Job Summary:
Responsible for performing routine tasks and analyses on hazardous waste samples in accordance with company and regulatory requirements. May perform specialized analysis under the direction of a Chemist to support applied quality assurance and control procedures. Maintains the laboratory as directed for compliance with company hygiene plans.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct all login procedures, both manual and electronic, of samples delivered to the laboratory, ensures proper labeling and paperwork.
  • Sub-sample a variety of waste materials, process and product samples and follows proper analytical methods required for compliance in accordance with established guidelines and training.
  • Conduct sample analysis on sub-samples per methods and procedures established by training and knowledge of analysis plans. Conducts QA/QC sample analysis and calibrations.
  • Ensure proper written and electronic documentation of all test results including QA/QC and audits sample documents prior to approval and completeness of summarizing data. Notifies appropriate supervision or staff member of completed analysis.
  • Prepare reagent solutions, standards and other laboratory solutions as directed by supervisor or lead technician per guidance and training.
  • Maintenance of analytical equipment and documents in accordance with quality assurance and control compliance.
  • Gather appropriate paperwork for management approvals and notifies staff of any incomplete sections needing attention. Assists in compiling and reporting of analysis date including QA/QC data for review by staff.
  • Perform periodic audits of analytical logs to ensure regulatory compliance for completeness and accuracy.

  • High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) required

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or related science discipline preferred
  • Prior laboratory work experience preferred

  • 24-Hour HAZWOPER training

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.