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Lab Assistant

Company: Greene Resources
Location: Durham
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Number: 44253 Lab Assistant Job Description: Our client, a global nonprofit research organization, is seeking an R&D Lab Assistant to join their team! The role of the position includes laboratory-based research and development support across multiple projects within the Exposure and Protection team. Responsibilities include conducting laboratory experiments, weighing filters, data collection and recording results into Microsoft Office software, and working with mechanical and electrical systems involving soldering, assembling, and disassembling mechanical/electrical devices. This position will start on a 1-year contract with potential for long-term hire based on performance. The hours are full-time, Mon-Fri 8am-5pm with the flexibility to come in earlier and leave a little earlier. Responsibilities: Weighing filters in a clean room environment under specific standard protocols Soldering, assembling, and disassembling mechanical/electrical devices Data entry using a combination of Microsoft Office, web-based tools, and other software packages Assist with research activities and other tasks as necessary in a laboratory environment Assist with the recording of observations and measurements and documenting results Clean, disinfect, and maintain lab facilities, clean rooms and equipment Assist with ordering and stocking of materials and equipment Education Requirements: Minimum of a BS degree in chemistry, environmental science, electrical engineering, physics, or related science or engineering discipline. Desired Background/Skills: Experience with analysis tools such as multimeters, spectroscopy, microscopy, or other analytic equipment used in electronic device testing or chemical analysis. Experience using a microbalance. Proficiency using Microsoft Office, especially Excel and using VBA editor. Knowledge of optical spectroscopies such as UV Vis, Light Scattering or Radiometry. Knowledge of more advanced electrical measurement methods such as using an oscilloscope and troubleshooting electronics failure is a bonus. Knowledge of programming languages such as LabView, Python, or C is a bonus. Qualifications: Ability to multitask Ability to work well with others Ability to listen and communicate well both verbally and in writing Ability to work independently Attention to detail and accuracy Aptitude for working with mechanical and electrical systems along with experience in soldering, assembling and disassembling mechanical/electrical devices. Experience in laboratory experiments, data recording, and data collection in of one or more areas of analysis, device testing, and analytical instrumentation. Knowledge of basic electronic measurements such as continuity, voltage, and current. Strong computer skills especially with word processors and spreadsheet data analysis (graphing, performing basic statistical analyses, etc.). Highly interactive interpersonal skills for effective communication with project team members and other personnel (including engineers, scientists, technicians, clients, vendors, etc.). Ability to work equally well independently and as part of a larger team. Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills. Ability to successfully implement experimental test plans and follow standard operating procedures to perform required measurements with high accuracy and precision. Strong time management skills with ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Strong verbal and written communication skills. 1 to 3 years of industrial, laboratory and/or research experience is preferred U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident Other Information: We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.This client is a U.S. government contractor with specific controlled-access facilities that must register non-U.S. Persons; therefore, all visitors to those facilities must declare their nationality and citizenship upon arrival at, and before entering. Depending on the work location, candidates selected to interview may be required to complete Government Contractor Controlled-Access Facility Questionnaire before visiting the client facility. PandoLogic. Keywords: Laboratory Technician, Location: Durham, NC - 27701

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