Lab Technician

Airgas Inc. - Cambridge, MD (30+ days ago)3.3

Job Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
Complies with safety policies and procedures. Safety is a condition of continued employment
Ensures work area is properly maintained including housekeeping
Follows safety policies and procedures for operating equipment and handling compressed gas cylinders
Performs laboratory production activities
Performs routine analyses of compressed gas cylinders as assigned using Gas Chromatographs, FTIR, electrochemical cells and other technologies
Ensures gas product meets specified tolerances
Documents analytical results per laboratory sops
Responsible for accurate evaluation and verification of data
Informs supervisor/management of nonconforming items or other analytical issues as they occur
Complies with all standard operating procedures
Complies with corporate and governmental regulations
Completes other additional assignments as required
Operates and maintains the equipment associated with analysis
Performs some preventative maintenance on instrumentation
Operates and maintains sampling equipment including regulators, fittings and tubing


General Requirements:
AA degree in Chemistry (preferred) or substantial course work in measurement, calibration, science, etc. or the equivalent in analytical experience. Work experience in an analytical lab may be substituted for degree.
Analytical and problem solving skills
Computer skills (including word processing and data base software applications)
Knowledgeable in general laboratory practices
Ability to work in a team environment with good communication skills

Physical Requirements:
Must have a full range of motion and be able to lift at least 40 pounds on a frequent basis

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability