Laboratory Technician (SCO-866)

Denver, CO
SEE Program
01/06/2022
Denver, CO
15.87  Hourly
15.87  Hourly
Monday - Friday, Days
Laboratory Technician
ID:SCO-866Location:DenverProgram:SEE
Wage/Hr:$15.87Hours/Week:32 hours per weekMinimum Age:55

Being Age 55 or Older is Good for The Environment! The Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program offers unique opportunities in Scientific, Technical, and Administrative / Office support for individuals age 55 and over to support the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) through a grant administered program through National Older Worker Career Center (NOWCC). This is a unique program where your talents, expertise and experience will truly be valued. You'll be working side-by-side with EPA staff that are doing important work every day. Pay rate: $15.85/hr. Benefits: Paid Health Insurance Premium, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Time, Paid Federal Holidays, One Individual Holiday, and optional Vision and Dental Insurance available. This position does require a background check prior to onboarding. Must be a United States Citizen to be eligible for this position. ** This position is located at the Denver Federal Center **

Qualifications:

Minimum of 10 year(s) of experience in laboratory equipment operation or maintenance OR BA/BS Degree in Chemistry, Biology, or Physical Science Previously completed training in laboratory instrument maintenance and calibration

  • Experience required with Windows, MS Word, Excel, MS SharePoint, Fax, Copying Machine, Scanner
  • Teams, Must have experience with Agilent Mass Hunter, Thermo Chromeleon
Duties:

Perform duties of a laboratory technician such as instrument maintenance and calibration, inventory control, database management, waste management and laboratory health & safety functions.

  • Laboratory equipment maintenance and calibration    50%
  • Track receipt of samples, supplies, and reagents.   20%
  • Enter data into Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)    10%
  • Maintain inventory management system including safety data sheets.    10%
  • Assist evidence coordinator and hazardous waste officer.    10%

Other:
  • Annual IT Security, EMS training and other EPA required training.
  • on-the-job training for specific tasks
  • Health Safety Training: 24 hr. Lab Safety training; annual 4 hr. lab safety refresher, OSHA Hazcom
  • Health and Safety Considerations: NEIC will provide necessary safety training online or in-person as needed
  • Potential exposure to toxic substances; perform routine inventory of chemical materials. May be exposed to a wide range of chemicals, inorganic, organic, solvents, acids, standards and other chemicals. Required to wear personal protective equipment and possibly radiation dosimetry badge.
  • In laboratory when working with chemicals
  • Required Safety Gear: chemical resistant gloves, safety goggles/glasses, lab coat

NOWCC is committed to promoting equal opportunity and to an environment free from discrimination and harassment in any form when hiring and administering Experienced Worker Programs under cooperative agreements with federal agencies. It is NOWCC?s policy to comply with all applicable laws that provide equal opportunity and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in hiring enrollees in the federal programs.