Microbac is a premier laboratory testing company offering laboratory testing solutions to the Food, Environmental, and Life Science industries.
We are currently looking for an Environmental Field Technician (Sample Collection Technician) for a laboratory located in the Richmond, VA. Field Technicians regularly prepare and deliver sample kits to clients, as well as collect samples in the field and deliver them to the laboratory. They may also be required to log samples into a computerized tracking system, and store them in an approved manner in accordance with SOPs. Must be able to lift sample containers and coolers weighing up to 45lbs. Computer literacy is required. Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and have a clean motor vehicle record dating back 36 months. A company car will be provided. Position is part-time and will require with flexible hours.
Working under the direction of the Field Service Manager, Field Technicians support the overall operation of the laboratory by ensuring samples are picked up, stored and delivered to the designated laboratory location in an efficient and timely manner while following all established SOP's and safety guidelines.
Safely and efficiently operate a company vehicle to drive to and from client locations for the purposes of retrieving samples and deliver them to the laboratory.
Represent and uphold the Company's brand through daily interactions with clients.
Promote the Company's brand through professional interactions with clients and observable safe driving practices.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Sample pick-up on a planned schedule according to customer requirements.
Maintain storage of samples in accordance with established SOP's.
Ensure legal documentation is complete and accurate (i.e.; Chain of Custody Forms).
Maintain regular communication with internal management regarding samples, schedules, customer requirements, problems, delays, and/or complaints.
Observe all applicable roadway laws.
Maintain the cleanliness of the Company vehicle.
Maintain accurate logs, records and other documentation as required.
Prepare sample containers to be delivered and used by customers to collect samples.
Ensure samples are labeled appropriately and assist with sample log-in efforts.
May perform basic, entry level sample collection activities.
Provide technical assistance to customers within realm of capabilities; or refer to senior management.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Ability to follow written and verbal instruction.
Above average attention to detail.
Good verbal communication skills.
Ability to operate a Company vehicle and observe all applicable safety protocols and laws.
Clean driving record (over previous 36 months).
Required Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent required.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may also be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with applicable law. While performing the duties of this job, incumbent is regularly required approximately 70% of the time, to use hands and fingers to feel objects, tools or controls. Position requires approximately 40% of the time, standing, sitting, walking and reaching with hands and/or arms, talking clearly and/or hearing and understanding. Position often requires approximately 40% of the time, climbing, balancing, stooping or kneeling and lifting 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Microbac is an equal opportunity employer - M/F/Race/Veteran/Disability.