Lab Technician II (Research Technician)

Richmond, CA 94801

Posted: 04/18/2023 Job Category: Science Job Number: 177782 Pay Rate: $25.00 - $29.00

Job Description

The open position is for a Research Technician in the Metal & Contaminant Team (M&C), within Global Laboratory Services. The Metal and Contaminant team are responsible for metals and non-metals preparation and analyses of various organic and aqueous matrices, performing wet chemistry analysis and advanced element speciation analysis. Various analytical instrumentation used: ICP AES; ICP-MS, and hyphenated techniques such as GC-ICP-MS &, LC-ICP-MS, LA-ICP-MS, titration, wet chemistry, elemental analysis by combustion, and XRF techniques.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:
The open position requires a strong background in wet chemistry in addition to flexibility and versatility in working among the different labs within the M&C team.
This is a high sample volume laboratory that requires fast turnaround time, the capability to set different test methods in aqueous and organic media
The successful candidate will prepare samples and perform standard and non-standard analytical measurements on elemental analysis by combustion techniques, as well as wet chemistry analysis
Reviewing large volumes of data and interpretation of quality control, applicants must have proper planning, organizing, and flexibility skills.
Effectively communicate orally and in writing with supervisors, peers, facility support people, project customers, and suppliers; document all experiments, data, and analyses in laboratory notebooks and spreadsheets; write standard operating procedures, technical reports, peer review articles, and presentations.
Exhibit all COMPANY Values/Behaviors like integrity, trust, diversity, ingenuity, partnership, Protecting People and the Environment, and high performance. Having a passion for safety is essential.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

Required Qualifications:
2+ years of demonstrated experience in analytical laboratory
Bachelor s Degree or Equivalent in Chemistry, environmental chemistry, Biochemistry, STEM-related

Must have a valid driver s license and current state required minimum vehicle insurance coverage to drive onto Client and Company property.

Preferred Skills:

Preferred Qualifications:
Advanced degree in Chemistry desired
Previous Company experience and commercial laboratory for petroleum analysis
Excellent manual dexterity and eyesight to carry out work on tiny objects with precision tools
Ability to maintain and troubleshoot lab apparatus is highly desirable
Verbal and written communication skills, multi-tasking, customer service skills, and interpersonal skills.
Ability to keep information organized and confidential.
Proficient with Microsoft (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
Hands-on on wet chemistry and elemental analysis by combustion techniques

Pay Range:

The pay range for this position is $25.00 - $29.00 per hour; however, the pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This pay information is being provided pursuant to applicable law and is based in part on market location.


The benefits available with this position include:

  • Ongoing Training (RSO, Systems, Software Programs, OSHA Safety, JJ Keller, etc.)

  • Continuous Employment Development and Learning

  • Ongoing Advocacy, internal assets with HSE, Legal and HR teams and experts to aid in Employee Career Path and Advancement

  • 401K

  • Aetna & Kaiser Group Medical Coverage

  • Dental Insurance Coverage

  • Vision Insurance Coverage

  • Basic Life Insurance & AD&D

  • Long Term Disability

  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability

  • Access to Health Joy

  • GAP Medical Coverage

  • Direct Deposit

  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts

Cenergy is a dynamic, diverse, woman-owned company that has provided stellar support to our clients globally for over 25 years! We hire extraordinary people, and each of our team members are encouraged to embody our core values to drive innovation and own it with integrity and trust while adding to our positive and forward-thinking atmosphere.

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