Laboratory Technician - Prep in GC Lab 2nd Shift

Con-Test Analytical Laboratory is a growing environmental laboratory in the Springfield, MA area.? We offer extensive in-house and hands-on training to our employees.? We have a full benefits package for our full-time employees including medical, dental, life, disability and 401k with employer match.? We are a family owned and operated environmental laboratory with over 20 years of experience with a focus on quality, customer service and quick turnaround to our customers.

We are looking to add a full-time, Laboratory Technician in our Gas Chromatography-ECD Lab.? This lab is responsible for several published analytical methods including analysis of Pesticides, PCB's and other testing.? This Lab Technician position would be as a Laboratory Prep Technician on SECOND SHIFT.?

Initial training over several weeks will need to be on first shift as below.


Tuesday-Saturday: 3pm-11:30pm with ? hour lunch (after training completed).

Initial training will take place on 1st shift from 8am-4:30pm with ? hour lunch until fully trained to go on 2nd shift.

Job Purpose:

The GC-ECD Laboratory Prep Technician preps samples using standard analytical techniques in compliance with Con-Test Analytical Laboratory?s Quality Assurance programs and Standard Operating Procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:

???????? Adherence to health and safety guidelines as appropriate to job function.

???????? Perform routine lab tasks that provide experience and familiarization with methods, practices, and programs to include:

???????? Preparation of samples using standard techniques, following standard operating procedures.

???????? Performing chemical solutions, standards, dilutions; following standard operating procedures.

???????? Reporting data, and any unusual test occurrences to department manager.

???????? Conforming to laboratory QA/QC practices.

???????? Responsible for general housekeeping in work area/department.

???????? Batching instruments, assisting laboratory technician.

???????? Working with department manager to create daily batches to ensure client needs are met, along with method requirements.

???????? Working with department manager to ensure benchmarks are met and methods/instruments/protocols continuously improve.

A background check and valid driver's license is required for all positions with our laboratory prior to hire.

Our Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate.


?????????Education: High school Diploma or Equivalent

?????????Initiative and self-motivation

?????????Effective Communication skills

?????????Computer Skills

?????????Good organizational and planning skills

?????????Ability to prioritize

?????????Problem solving skills

?????????Able to work as the team and/or independently.

?????????Valid Driver?s License

?????????Background Check Required



Working conditions

Work performed in prep lab where samples and chemicals are handled regularly. Full laboratory PPE must be worn at all times.


Physical requirements

?????????May be required to stand for long periods of time.

?????????Minor lifting

?????????Constant use of hands and handling of samples

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