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Laboratory Technician

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Batavia, IL 60510
  • Job Code
    114300251


Job Description

Open: October 3, 2019

Close: November 3, 2019

Who We Are:

Fermilab is America's premier laboratory for particle physics and accelerator research, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. We support discovery science experiments in Illinois as well as other locations around the world including; deep underground mines in South Dakota and Canada, mountaintops in Arizona and Chile, and additionally the South Pole.

Fermilab's Environment Health and Safety Section seeks a Laboratory Technician. Under general supervision, the selected candidate will join the Radiation Physics Science Department at Site 39 Radionuclide Analysis Facility to perform the following duties.

You Will:
  • Support laboratory staff by receiving samples, maintaining instrumentation, calibrating and cleaning equipment, maintaining records and logs, maintaining and ordering supplies, assisting with special measurements and projects, sampling, waste generation, and safety equipment maintenance.
  • Generate, or assist in generating Hazard Analyses for planned work requiring such.
  • Enter relevant work information into a database and/or personal logbook.
  • Assist with writing procedures for finished work.
  • Perform preventive and routine maintenance of equipment, troubleshooting of problems, and repairs as needed. Respond to operational and emergency requirements of the area.
  • Conduct periodic safety inspections of an area of assignment.
  • Assist with the identification, packaging, and disposal of radioactive and chemical waste.
  • Procure and maintain inventories of small parts, supplies, materials, and equipment for the area of assignment.
  • Assist in the implementation of the design of equipment and systems for the area of assignment. Drive quality in all job aspects.
  • Abide by and be responsible for performing all duties in accordance with all environmental, health and safety regulations, Laboratory policies, procedures, and practices pertinent to this position.

We Are Looking For:
  • High School degree or equivalent plus 2+ years general experience
  • Demonstrated ability to perform highly detail-oriented work
  • Read, comprehend, and execute procedure-based work.
  • Ability to work independently while using good judgment.
  • Knowledge of Algebra/Geometry
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations mentally
  • Mental focus for extended periods
  • Perform work safely,
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office; Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Great verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous laboratory experience, a plus.
  • Experience in quality control, a plus

Relocation is not available for this position

Physical Activity and Work Conditions

Human Factors: Heights, Mental Concentration, Sitting, Standing, Tight Work Schedule, Work Outdoors

Chemical Factors: Acid/Bases, Asbestos, Chemicals, Epoxies, Fumes, Solvents

Physical Factors: Confined Space, Cold/Dry/Hot/Wet Environment, High Magnetic Field, High Noise Level, Ionizing Radiation, Oxygen Deficiency Hazard

PPE: Eye/Face/Foot/Hand/Hearing Protection

Biological Factors: Insects

Diverse people. Diverse jobs. Great science.
Fermilab is America's particle physics and accelerator laboratory.
Fermilab is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans are encouraged to apply.

PI114300251

<br/><br/><b>Job Description</b> <br><br><strong>Open: October 3, 2019</strong><br><br><strong>Close: November 3, 2019</strong><br><br><strong>Who We Are:</strong><br><br>Fermilab is America's premier laboratory for particle physics and accelerator research, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. We support discovery science experiments in Illinois as well as other locations around the world including; deep underground mines in South Dakota and Canada, mountaintops in Arizona and Chile, and additionally the South Pole.<br><br>Fermilab's Environment Health and Safety Section seeks a <strong>Laboratory Technician. </strong> Under general supervision, the selected candidate will join the Radiation Physics Science Department at Site 39 Radionuclide Analysis Facility to perform the following duties.<br><br><strong>You Will:</strong><br> <ul> <li>Support laboratory staff by receiving samples, maintaining instrumentation, calibrating and cleaning equipment, maintaining records and logs, maintaining and ordering supplies, assisting with special measurements and projects, sampling, waste generation, and safety equipment maintenance.</li> <li>Generate, or assist in generating Hazard Analyses for planned work requiring such.</li> <li>Enter relevant work information into a database and/or personal logbook.</li> <li>Assist with writing procedures for finished work.</li> <li>Perform preventive and routine maintenance of equipment, troubleshooting of problems, and repairs as needed. Respond to operational and emergency requirements of the area.</li> <li>Conduct periodic safety inspections of an area of assignment. </li> <li>Assist with the identification, packaging, and disposal of radioactive and chemical waste.</li> <li>Procure and maintain inventories of small parts, supplies, materials, and equipment for the area of assignment.</li> <li>Assist in the implementation of the design of equipment and systems for the area of assignment. Drive quality in all job aspects.</li> <li>Abide by and be responsible for performing all duties in accordance with all environmental, health and safety regulations, Laboratory policies, procedures, and practices pertinent to this position.</li> </ul> <br><strong>We Are Looking For:</strong><br> <ul> <li>High School degree or equivalent plus 2+ years general experience</li> <li>Demonstrated ability to perform highly detail-oriented work</li> <li>Read, comprehend, and execute procedure-based work.</li> <li>Ability to work independently while using good judgment.</li> <li>Knowledge of Algebra/Geometry</li> <li>Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations mentally</li> <li>Mental focus for extended periods</li> <li>Perform work safely,</li> <li>Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office; Word, PowerPoint, Excel</li> <li>Great verbal and written communication skills</li> <li>Previous laboratory experience, a plus.</li> <li>Experience in quality control, a plus</li> </ul> <br><strong>Relocation is not available for this position</strong><br><br><strong>Physical Activity and Work Conditions</strong><br><br>Human Factors: Heights, Mental Concentration, Sitting, Standing, Tight Work Schedule, Work Outdoors<br><br>Chemical Factors: Acid/Bases, Asbestos, Chemicals, Epoxies, Fumes, Solvents<br><br>Physical Factors: Confined Space, Cold/Dry/Hot/Wet Environment, High Magnetic Field, High Noise Level, Ionizing Radiation, Oxygen Deficiency Hazard<br><br>PPE: Eye/Face/Foot/Hand/Hearing Protection<br><br>Biological Factors: Insects<br><br><strong>Diverse people. Diverse jobs. Great science.</strong><br> Fermilab is America's particle physics and accelerator laboratory.<br> Fermilab is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans are encouraged to apply.<br><br> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/W7VXN7TGg4jbHM7jT7K2Q"> <p>PI114300251</p>
Posted: 2019-10-04 Expires: 2019-11-04

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