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Lab Technician

Natural Resources, Other, Research / Scientific

Blacksburg

Lab Technician

  • 520865
  • Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
  • Sustainable Biomaterials
  • Natural Resources
  • Other
  • Research / Scientific
  • Hourly Wage/Part-Time
  • Virginia Tech University

Job Description

Specific responsibilities include: managing departmental laboratories in Cheatham Hall, the Brooks Forest Products Center, Kelly Hall, and ICTAS II; maintaining and continuously improving a comprehensive lab safety program; being responsible for a variety of skilled, technical, and/or compliance duties in the sustainable biomaterials area; leading, training, and/or supervising students in safe and proper laboratory practices; conducting laboratory safety reviews; and monitoring the compliance of safety classes on EHS SMS system.
The laboratory technician will also apply their knowledge of scientific/technical principles, practices, and regulatory requirements of functional areas. They will perform a variety of procedures supporting research; organize graduate student maintenance of laboratory cleanliness and order; and service or diagnose laboratory programs. Duties will also include performing standardized or specialized scientific procedures; assisting in the compilation and analysis of data; communicating findings and research results; managing the operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment; training students on the proper use of instruments; maintaining/creating scheduling calendars for the analytical instrumentation; and ordering lab supplies and inventorying all laboratory chemicals.

Required Qualifications

Previous chemical laboratory experience; demonstrated ability in following standard operating procedures; possess working knowledge of lab safety and chemical handling; have experience utilizing various office software applications, such as Word, Excel and Outlook; must possess strong communication skills, including the ability to work effectively with a diverse group of people; and have the ability to rapidly learn the proper operation of analytical instrumentation and associated equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in chemistry or a related field; experience with analytical instrumentation.

Pay Band

3

Appointment Type

Restricted

Salary Information

N/A

Review Date

July 18, 2022

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Patricia Colley at colleyp@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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