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Laboratory Technician 1
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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Laboratory Technician 1
Internal Job Number: P01568CT


This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 30 hours per week) Laboratory Technician 1 position for the Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society (FES) at Oregon State University (OSU).

The Cooperative Chemical Analytical Laboratory (CCAL) is an analytical services laboratory operated by the College of Forestry at Oregon State University. CCAL specializes in high quality, trace level analysis of nutrients, ions and physical properties of lake, stream, precipitation and groundwater research samples. Precise and accurate results are fundamental at CCAL. CCAL's Quality Assurance Program is designed to conform to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) surface water chemistry criteria, and is a continuous process that monitors every analysis and procedure performed in the laboratory.

The Laboratory Technician performs basic standardized procedures and laboratory tasks. The Laboratory Technician assists chemists in daily tasks to ensure an expedited and orderly sample flow.

Minimum Qualifications (Staff) / Guidelines (Faculty):

One year of experience in a laboratory setting and high school courses in chemistry, biology, mathematics, or any course which included laboratory work; OR An equivalent combination of training and experience. NOTE: An Associate's degree in Laboratory Science may substitute for the required experience.

Requirements :

Written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills, familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel.

Understanding of quality control parameters.

Ability to work independently and as a part of a team.

Attention to detail.

Ability to multitask and manage time.


Days and hours worked are flexible within a regular daytime work schedule (Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm). Work will be mainly in the lab, with some office work. The ability to work while standing for extended periods of time and to lift/push/pull/carry up to 30 pounds is required.

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