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Laboratory Technician

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Website ECS Ltd

ECS Ltd

Company : ECS Ltd

Country: United States

Location : West Palm Beach, Florida

Post: Fri, 20 Jan 2023 18:46:52 GMT

Expires: Fri, 17 Feb 2023 23:59:59 GMT

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What You’ll Do:
In this position you will perform laboratory tests on construction materials, interpret test data, and prepare reports and/or summaries of test data under the direction of the laboratory manager

Specific duties may be, but are not limited to soils laboratory testing such as: Atterberg limits, gradation analyses, swell testing, moisture content testing, visual classifications, unconfined compressive strength testing of soil and rock, and standard and modified proctor testing

Concrete laboratory testing may include duties such as stripping and labeling samples, setting samples for curing, monitoring daily temperature logs, and breaking of samples

Additional responsibilities include compiling test results, data input, data processing, and other administrative work

You will also assist in maintaining a clean and organized lab in compliance with QA/QC initiatives and accreditation requirements, including calibration of laboratory equipment and maintenance of calibration schedule and records

You may also assist with other laboratory functions as necessary and assist with field work as needed

Work Environment: The employee may be exposed to weather conditions such as wet and/or humid environments, cold and/or heat, dusty and noisy work environments. Noise levels will typically be moderate to moderately loud. Some weekend and overtime work may be required.

Physical Requirements: These physical demands are representative of what a laboratory technician may encounter and are essential functions of the position. You will be involved primarily with laboratory work involving long term standing and repetitive motions. You must have the ability to use your hands to handle, finger or feel; reach, climb or balance; crouch, stoop, crawl, kneel and sit. You will have the ability to see and smell; including close, distance and peripheral vision, depth vision and ability to focus. Lifting – The employee will regularly lift and/or move/shake up to 40 pounds [soil and/or concrete tests and related apparatus]; frequently lift and/or move up to 60-80 pounds [soils and sand samples, and nuclear density equipment]; and occasionally move more than 100 pounds [such as a loaded wheelbarrow of concrete samples]. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

What We’re Looking For:
High School diploma or GED

0 – 2 years of experience

Position requires carrying 40 – 70 lbs multiple times a day or occasionally lifting 85 lbs to waist height

Must be able to provide suitable transportation for use on job sites – Mileage will be reimbursed

Who We Are:
Founded in 1988, Engineering Consulting Services (ECS) is a leader in geotechnical, construction materials, environmental, and facilities engineering. ECS is currently ranked 38 in Zweig Group’s Hot Firms List (Zweig Group, June 2022), 64 in Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms (ENR, April 2022), and 142 in Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms (ENR, July 2022). To learn more about us, click . 

 

We love our employees and we show this through providing some great benefits, including paid time off, health and other insurance plans, retirement and college savings plans, and more.  Click to learn more about the great benefits at ECS.

 

 

ECS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This means that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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