Laboratory Technician

Job Posted: October 19th, 2021

Location: Bensalem, Pennsylvania, US

• Collect and sort daily oil, coolant, and fuel sample shipments from customers while maintaining assigned laboratory instrumentation daily.

• Prepare solutions, reagents and standards following standard laboratory formulas and procedures.

• Perform instrument calibrations or verifications as per SOP or manufacturer's recommendations.

• Analyze oil samples including the following parameters: water test, dilution, metals, viscosity, particle quantification, particle count, FT-IR, TBN, TAN, fuel, glycols, and microscope analysis.

• Analyze coolant samples including the following parameters: color/clarity, dilution, metals,

% glycol, pH, conductivity, and nitrite analysis.

• Analyze fuel samples including the following parameters: fuel color, H2O/sediment, metals, API gravity, particle count, bacteria/fungi testing, biodiesel, and sulfur analysis.

• Enter all results from each instrument into the appropriate lab operating software.

• Comply with all safety standards for proper handling potentially hazardous chemical sources in the workplace.

• Use universal safety precautions to protect self and co-workers from hazardous materials.

• Maintain and organize daily lab records.
• Six months laboratory work experience or education in either biology, biochemistry, chemistry, physics, or microbiology preferred but not required.
• Intermediate computer skills including Windows based applications, data entry and email.
• Strong organization and communication skills.
• Associates Degree or Bachelor’s Degree, preferred.
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