Advanced science.  Applied technology.


Chemistry Lab Testing and Analysis Support 2


Labor Category Description: Individuals assigned at these non-exempt positions provide support to the skilled senior technical staff. Using developed skills and practical knowledge. The technician is expected to do assigned tasks in the laboratory and/or testing environment under supervision. Individuals assigned in this position:

  • Set up experimental apparatus following written or verbal instructions.
  • Prepare samples, specimens, prototype instruments and/or test materials following defined procedures.
  • Conduct, observe and document standardized test and analyses data following established protocols.
  • Conduct routine maintenance on equipment.
  • Maintain and order required materials.

Qualifications: This position requires a High School diploma or equivalent education, an Associate’s degree, trade school education or continuing education, and one year of relevant experience as a minimum.   Individuals have basic knowledge of tasks associated with the technical area of work with skills in the application of mathematical functions, the use of PC software and hands-on craft abilities. Individuals are able to read schematics, drawings, sketches and technical instructions of testing protocols primarily in chemistry, fire technology, and chemical engineering and have built a program or direct multiple program activities in a wide technical field. Technical areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, design, integration, evaluation, instrumentation, method development, research development, and testing.