Battelle Memorial Institute Laboratory Technician in West Jefferson, Ohio
Battelle delivers when others can’t. We conduct research and development, manage national laboratories, design and manufacture products and deliver critical services for our clients—whether they are a multi-national corporation, a small start-up or a government agency.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
Battelle's Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives (CBRNE) Business Line is currently seeking candidates for a full-time, permanent position as a Laboratory Technician . This position is located in West Jefferson, Ohio .
The Laboratory Technician responsibilities include but not limited to:
Daily emptying and cleaning of decontamination waste buckets and upkeep of the workspace.
Daily (or as needed) laundering of men’s and women’s scrubs and lab coats.
Daily stocking of supplies (bleach, nitrile gloves, butyl gloves, blue paper, etc.)
Keeping track of and ordering lab supplies.
Meeting delivery truck drivers to receive large deliveries (bleach, drinking water, empty drums).
Daily distribution of packages from shipping/receiving bay to staff.
Weekly (or as needed) stocking of 10% NaOH drum and filling of 10% NaOH bottles.
Weekly (or as needed) emptying of solid and organic waste drums.
Weekly checks off all safety showers and eyewashes in the laboratories.
Monthly inspection of safety equipment (SCBAs, fire extinguishers, ladders, escape respirators, carts, radios, etc.)
Quarterly washing of butyl aprons.
Refilling SCBA air tanks at West Jeff fire station as needed.
Follow and adhere to written SOPs.
Work independently and complete routine tasks with minimal oversight.
Other duties as assigned.
THE FOLLOWING IS REQUIRED
High School Diploma or equivalent education
At least 1 year experience in a laboratory role
Good oral and written communication skills, teamwork, self-motivation, and attention to detail
Must be a US citizen
Ability to obtain/maintain certification in Chemical Personnel Reliability Program
Ability to obtain/maintain a DoD security clearance.
Must be willing to participate in periodic random drug screening.
The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.
Battelle’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.
As a condition of employment, Battelle will inquire about COVID vaccination status, and in the event that vaccinations are mandated at a work location (including client site and Battelle sites) we expect all candidates to comply with these required safety protocols.
Battelle is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.
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