Laboratory Technician 1


The Lab Technician operates one or two test processes for determining the composition and performance of catalysts.

Essential Duties:

  • Operate one or two test processes to determine the composition and performance of catalysts
  • Load reactors or spectrometers, and set and verify operating conditions
  • Collect and analyze gas samples, to quantify conversion
  • Collect, record, and summarize data accurately and neatly
  • Unload samples
  • Accurately perform reactor and instrument checks, audits, or calibrations
  • Perform wet chemistry operations with good analytical technique
  • Make suggestions for improvement
  • Cooperate and collaborate with co-workers

Additional Duties:

  • Special work on the reactors
  • Some maintenance work on equipment
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Special projects as required

Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • Associates degree in science, engineering, or technical field
  • Ability to operate and care for laboratory analytical instruments
  • Intermediate MS Excel experience
  • Good communication skills both in writing and orally
  • Mechanical aptitude and ability to work on and resolve issues with equipment
  • Electrical knowledge
  • Strong general computer ability
  • Some analytical abilities
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to work evenings and occasional weekends
  • Ability to effectively work and cooperate with others

Preferred Skills and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering, or technical field
  • 1-2 years of work in a laboratory role
  • 3-5 years of technical or laboratory experience

Working Conditions:

  • Mechanical noise 
  • Dusty and dirty work environment

Cormetech, an Equal Opportunity Employer. The success of Cormetech depends upon attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified people regardless of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran’s status.