Arkansas Department of Workforce Services Laboratory Technician I in Benton, Arkansas

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: As a Lab Tech I with Rineco you would perform multiple laboratory tests, to provide reliable analytical services to operations and our customers, in a timely manner.EXPERIENCE / SKILL / EDUCATION: Requires High School Diploma or equivalent Requires One year experience in laboratory, or one year as laboratory assistant preferred. Must have basic computer knowledge, including Microsoft programs. A working knowledge of LIMS preferred. Time management with multi-tasking skills and proficiency. Effective communication abilities with peers, supervisors and management.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Effectively learn and follow Rineco's safety procedures, waste analysis and quality assurance plans. Analysis to determine characteristics and waste profile. Tests include, but are not limited to the following: Determination of acidity and alkalinity; pH; screening for oxidizers, peroxides, cyanides and sulfides; fuel and water compatibilities. Heat of combustion (BTU value); total halogens; water analysis by Karl Fischer. Viscosity; density; flashpoint; percent solids; paint-filter liquids. Have a basic working knowledge of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS). Perform compositing, packaging, organizing, and properly disposing of retain and other waste samples. Stock and organize laboratory areas and storeroom with chemicals and laboratory supplies. Instrument checks including; refrigerators, balances, hoods, thermometers and pipettes. Use and uphold good laboratory practices (e.g., QA/QC, documentation, maintenance/minor repairs, housekeeping, professionalism). Must keep an appropriate appearance, good work ethics and habits, and strive for a positive attitude. Work well in a team oriented environment. Requires the excellent use of time management, with regards to work assignments and expectations. Requires regular and punctual attendance. Requires ability to work overtime, as needed.