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Employment

MATRIC believes strongly in equal opportunities and encourages the submission of resumes from the widest range of applicants. Specific openings will be described on this page when available. Competitive salaries and benefits; EO employer.


Process Chemistry Laboratory Technician

Scope

Perform laboratory experiments under direction of Project Manager or other senior laboratory personnel, to achieve the project goals.  This includes providing technical support and assistance to chemists and engineers.  This position is safety-focused and supports the MATRIC culture of diversity and respect for our colleagues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design or fabricate laboratory apparatus and reaction equipment to develop new products or processes.
  • Carry out routine tasks accurately and follow strict methodologies to carry out analyses.
  • Record results of experiments and sometimes interpret results to present to senior colleagues.
  • Maintain and clean laboratory instruments and equipment.
  • Conduct chemical or physical laboratory tests to assist scientists in making qualitative or quantitative analyses of solids, liquids, or gaseous materials.
  • Set up and conduct chemical experiments, including reactions under pressure and with a variety of liquid and gas feed, tests and analyses, using techniques such as chromatography, spectroscopy, physical or chemical separation techniques, or microscopy.
  • Set up methods for analysis of chemical mixtures by a variety of chemical and instrumental techniques.
  • Use either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes.
  • Prepare chemical solutions for products or processes following standardized formulas, or create experimental formulas.
  • Ensure the laboratory is well-stocked and resourced.
  • Use computer software applications and perform mathematical calculations for the preparation of graphs.
  • Exercise procedural, safety and quality requirements specified in MATRIC’S Safety Manual and company policies
  • Provide and maintain a safe work environment by participating in safety programs, committees, or teams and by conducting laboratory or other facility safety audits.
  • Report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or the health, safety, and environmental department.
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and MATRIC goals.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

  • Able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Capable of interpreting a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Demonstrated ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of MATRIC.
  • Able to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Good note writing skills for effective research documentation.
  • Skilled in math to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
  • Capacity to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • High level of technical aptitude and creativity.
  • Basic knowledge of instrumental techniques.
  • Good mechanical skills for assembly of laboratory apparatus or reaction equipment, including metal tubing, pumps, control valves, pressure regulators, etc..
  • Strong communication, organization, and planning skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to wear all personal protective equipment.

Required Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

Preferred Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or related field preferred

Required Experience

  • Basic level of laboratory experience

Preferred Experience

  • Two to Four years of related experience and/or training preferred.

Position Location

South Charleston, WV

Work Hours

  • The standard workday Monday-Friday consists of eight hours, not including an unpaid lunch period of 30 to 60 minutes. Starting time is generally 8 am, but should be established with your supervisor. However, this position must be able to work irregular hours based on project demands. This may include working rotating shifts, evening shifts, 10 or 12-hour work days, or weekend coverage.  Occasional overtime is required.
  • Minimal overnight travel may be required to support customer projects.

Position Pay Range

MATRIC offers competitive pay based on experience level

To apply, follow this link:  .https://matricinnovates.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2ok1ada4qk1

Position Posting Closing Date

Sunday December 23, 2018

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.


Laboratory Technician

Scope

The laboratory technician position performs routine laboratory tests under close supervision of the project manager or senior laboratory personnel to achieve the project goals.  This includes providing technical support and assistance to chemists and engineers.  This position is safety-focused and supports the MATRIC culture of diversity and respect for our colleagues.

MATRIC currently has openings for full-time and part-time/temporary laboratory technician positions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design or fabricate laboratory apparatus and reaction equipment to develop new products or processes.
  • Carry out routine tasks accurately and follow strict methodologies to carry out analyses.
  • Record results of experiments and sometimes interpret results to present to senior colleagues.
  • Maintain and clean laboratory instruments and equipment.
  • Conduct chemical or physical laboratory tests to assist scientists in making qualitative or quantitative analyses of solids, liquids, or gaseous materials.
  • Set up and conduct chemical experiments, tests and analyses, using techniques such as chromatography, spectroscopy, physical or chemical separation techniques, or microscopy.
  • Set up methods for analysis of chemical mixtures by a variety of chemical and instrumental techniques.
  • Use either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes.
  • Prepare chemical solutions for products or processes following standardized formulas, or create experimental formulas.
  • Ensure the laboratory is well-stocked and resourced.
  • Use computer software applications and perform mathematical calculations for the preparation of graphs.
  • Exercise procedural, safety and quality requirements specified in MATRIC’S Safety Manual and company policies.
  • Provide and maintain a safe work environment by participating in safety programs, committees, or teams and by conducting laboratory or other facility safety audits.
  • Report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or the health, safety, and environmental department.
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and MATRIC goals.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

  • Able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Capable of interpreting a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Demonstrated ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of MATRIC.
  • Able to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Good note writing skills for effective research documentation.
  • Skilled in math to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
  • Capacity to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • High level of technical aptitude and creativity.
  • Basic knowledge of instrumental techniques.
  • Good mechanical skills for assembly of laboratory apparatus or reaction equipment.
  • Able to prioritize and organize tasks.
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Basic personal computer skills including electronic mail, word processing, spreadsheets, and graphics.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to wear all personal protective equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

Preferred Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or related field preferred

Required Experience

  • Basic level of laboratory experience

Preferred Experience

  • Two to Four years of related experience and/or training preferred.

Position Location

South Charleston, WV

Work Hours

  • The standard workday Monday-Friday consists of eight hours, not including an unpaid lunch period of 30 to 60 minutes. Starting time is generally 8 am, but should be established with your supervisor. However, this position must be able to work irregular hours based on project demands.  This may include working rotating shifts, evening shifts, 10 or 12-hour work days, or weekend coverage.  Occasional overtime is required.

Position Pay Range

MATRIC offers competitive pay based on experience level

To apply, follow this link: https://matricinnovates.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2ok1ad01g5p.

Position Posting Closing Date:  Monday, December 31, 2018

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.