Laboratory Technician

South Charleston, WV

Required Skills

  • Able to solve practical problems and deal with various concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Capable of interpreting various instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with groups of customers or employees of MATRIC.
  • Able to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Good note writing skills for effective documentation.
  • Skilled in math to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
  • High level of technical aptitude and creativity.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to wear all personal protective equipment.


How to Apply


Major Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Conduct analyses using techniques such as chromatography, spectroscopy, titrations, physical or chemical separation techniques, or microscopy.
  • Use either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes.
  • Prepare chemical solutions for processes following standardized formulas, or create experimental formulas.
  • Carry out routine tasks accurately and follow strict methodologies to carry out analyses.
  • Record results and sometimes interpret results to present to senior colleagues.
  • Maintain and clean laboratory instruments and equipment.
  • Ensure the laboratory is well-stocked and resourced.
  • Use computers and perform mathematical calculations to determine compositions and for the preparation of graphs and tables
  • Exercise procedural, safety, and quality requirements specified in MATRIC’s Safety Manual and company policies.

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