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[AOV Technician] Laboratory Technician

Posted by: Jacobs Engineering Group <> on May 06, 2018 at 00:04:01. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Direct Hire
City: Tooele County
State: Utah
Country: United States

Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and construction services for industrial, commercial and government organizations globally. The company employs over 74,000 people and operates in more than 40 countries around the world.

Jacobs provides field, range, testing, chemical, and biological laboratory support to the U.S. Army at the West Desert Test Center (WDTC) located at Dugway Proving Ground (DPG), UT. As a major test site for the U.S. Army Test and
Evaluation Command, the WDTC is responsible for the test and evaluation of chemical and biological (CB) defense systems, incendiary and smoke/obscuration munitions systems, and related operational concepts. In addition to these responsibilities, we also support non-CB testing at the WDTC for the DOD and other Federal agencies, including environmental assessment/impact evaluation and munitions demilitarization.

* Perform liquid analysis using Gas Chromatography
* Analyze samples in accordance with the appropriate procedure.
* Documentation of all analysis in specified formats.
* Perform SST analysis using GC
* Compile and review laboratory reports
* Preparation of chemical solutions
* Will work in the solutions laboratory half-time and serve as back-up to solutions lead
* Work on individual projects within the CTD as time / necessity allows
* Review data packages as part of a quality control review
* Competent with MS Office (Word, Excel, Visio)
* A minimum of two years specialized training in chemistry (or equivalent experience) and one-year experience in chemical laboratory operations.
* Able to work with or around highly toxic materials. Able to learn to operate analytical instrumentation (primarily gas chromatographs). Must be competent in basic computer software (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements:
* Medium- Exerts up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.

Work Environment:
* Generally a Chemical Laboratory environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.
* An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations: close quarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting).
* Outside work may include various environmental conditions including warm and cold climates.
* Needs to be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management.
* No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions. Office is located on site in Government spaces at: Dugway Proving Ground, UT.
* Work environment will be typical of chemical laboratory.
* Routine work will involve use of hazardous industrial chemical as well as various chemical warfare agents.
* Work will require incumbent to work with hazardous industrial chemicals as well as various chemical warfare agents.
* Incumbent must be able to wear standard industrial respirators and/or M-40 Mask for protection from industrial chemicals/chemical warfare agents for extended periods of time.
* In addition, the incumbent may be required to stand for extended periods while performing routine laboratory work.

Equipment and Machines:
* Ability to operate office equipment such as a personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required.

* Regular hours will be between Monday-Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings.
* Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines.
* Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.

Other Essential Functions:
* Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers.
* Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written.
* Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others.
* Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner.
* Independent personal transportation to office or work site is required.
* Travel to and from customer’s locations and the test fields may be required to support projects.
* This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary.
* When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.
* This position will require a valid driver license to operate a variety of vehicles.

The Jacobs System Lifecycle Group (SLG) enables the success of Department of Defense (DOD) and other Governmental organizations by providing unmatched systems life-cycle solutions. As a partner to our clients, we focus on innovative and cutting edge solutions that drive value. We take pride in sustaining a strong culture by remaining true to our Core Values: Profitable Growth is an Imperative, People are the heart of our business, Clients are our valued partners, and Performance excellence is our commitment. Jacobs offers a partnership in which you can grow personally and professionally with the advantages of strong leadership, competitive compensation and rewarding career paths. Come join the team whose work is destined to have a long-range effect on future generations.


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