JRAD

Lab Technician

Job Title:

Lab Technician

Job Description

Geographic Location: Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

Some travel may be required

Role and Responsibilities

  • Provide air monitoring, sample collection, and laboratory analyses potentially involving toxic chemicals, microbiologicals (pathogenic and non-pathogenic), toxins, radioactive materials, explosives/pyrotechnics, and other substances.
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance and repairs on environmental sampling and analysis equipment
  • Perform set up, calibration, and operation of environmental sampling and analysis equipment to provide air monitoring  and laboratory support to chemical agent operations at fixed site and field site locations
  • Responsible for strict adherence to documented environmental sampling and laboratory analytical procedures, including exceptional safety practices, and highly organized data/records management

Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Relevant experience working with laboratory methods, techniques, protocols, safety regulations and protective equipment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills plus proficiency with Microsoft (MS) Office products including Excel, Word and Power Point
  • Must be able to pass a medical physical including a respiratory test for wearing a protective mask
  • Must possess a valid U.S. state issued Driver’s License

Preferred Skills

  • 2 years of work experience with vapor and environmental sampling and analysis methods for Chemical Warfare Agents (CWAs) or EPA Test Methods for Evaluating Solid Waste: Physical/Chemical Methods Compendium (SW 846)
  • Experience with equipment similar to chemical detectors such as Flame Ionization Detection, Mass Spectrometers, Flame Photometric Detectors, or Miniature Chemical Agent Monitoring Systems (MINICAMS)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a scientific or technical discipline

Security Clearance

Must be able to obtain and/or maintain a DoD SECRET security clearance

JRAD is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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