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Pace Analytical Services, Inc. Lab Technician 1 - 2nd Shift in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Pace Analytical Services, LLC., a leading environmental laboratory, has an immediate opening for a Full-time, Laboratory Technician in the Organic Prep department at our Melville, New York location. We are looking for candidates seeking a long-time career with a well-established and growing company. Pace offers a salary commensurate with experience and a benefits package including medical, dental, vision, prescription drug plan, life insurance, disability coverage and 401(k) with a fully vested employer match, and tuition reimbursement. Work Hours: Monday through Friday 3:00 PM to 11:30 PM. There is the probability of additional hours at the end of the shift during times of increased workload and the possibility of occasional limited weekend hours. SUMMARY: Responsible for providing assistance, preserving, preparing, processing and maintenance of lab samples, which involve knowledge on fundamental lab support policies, programs and practices while completing appropriate forms, documents and databases. May include various forms of samples, such as environmental, biological, chemical, and related areas. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: This class specification lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills. Supports analytical testing process using standard lab support knowledge in the collection and review of conditions, including preserving samples, Disposes of laboratory materials and samples using well established guidelines and instructions. Reviews, completes and processes standard degrees of logs, documents, databases, and related materials and information. Provides fundamental support in the application and assistance to staff and management regarding lab support policies, programs and practices. Provides support researching issues and developing recommendations to resolve process, department and related customer issues. Assists in the review and implementation of lab support policies, practices and programs to meet organizational, operations and management needs. Assists with ensuring compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations; receives guidance and direction or escalates when required. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the department's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Promotes and supports the overall mission of Pace Analytical by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with customers and staff; acts in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environment. QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent; experience in related work is preferred; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. One year of experience in a lab or environmental setting is preferred. Required Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations: Continued employment is contingent upon all required licenses and certificates being maintained in active status without suspension or revocation. None Required Knowledge and Skills Required Knowledge: Fundamental principles, practices and techniques of lab support. Customer service principles and practices. Understanding of the daily administration of lab support programs, policies and procedures. Fundamental methods to resolve lab support or technical problems, questions and concerns. Ability to learn standard applicable organizational policies and procedures on sample maintenance. Computer applications and systems related to the work. Principles and practices to serving as an effective

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