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Laboratory Technician/Chemist Virginia 1/31/2020 +
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Organization:HPVA Laboratories

Location:Sterling, Virginia

Job Description:

HPVA Laboratories is seeking a full-time employee for an entry level position to conduct air emissions safety testing. Responsibilities include preparation of wood samples, routine analytical chemistry testing, precise preparation of reagent solutions, and calibration of equipment. Position coordinates with technical staff in analysis of data and report generation, maintenance of standard operating procedures (SOP’s), and coordination of accreditation and calibration requirements. Position also requires infrequent (once every two months) travel around the U.S. and Canada to perform audits of manufacturing facilities for emissions and product tolerance requirements.

Prospective employee must demonstrate competency in safe handling of hazardous materials; ability to follow rigorous SOP’s and perform accurate analytical analysis; and an aptitude for computer skills. HPVA Laboratories is looking for a self-motivated individual who is well-organized and energetic with excellent attention to detail and time management skills. Must work well in a small group setting. Experience with wet chemistry and UV/VIS instrumentation is a plus. Ability to lift heavy objects such as 4’ X 4’ plywood panels and operate a table saw and miter saw is required.

Competitive salary and bonus program, health benefits, and retirement benefits provided to the right candidate commensurate with education and experience.

Primary Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Receives, Documents, and Disposes of Testing Materials
  • Conducts Laboratory Formaldehyde Emissions Testing with the Direction and Oversight of the Director of Certification Programs
  • Coordinates with Supervisors to Maintain and Upkeep Test Equipment and Calibrations
  • Conducts On-Site Inspections of Wood Products Manufacturing Facilities
  • Prepares Detailed Laboratory Test Reports

Salary Range: $40,000 - $45,000

Resume and cover letter may be sent to:
Josh Hosen
jhosen@hpva.org
HPVA Laboratories
Director of Certification Programs


Apply By:4/30/2020


Posted By: KBrasher