Laboratory Technician, Environmental Chemistry – Exova Ireland Ltd – Co. Cork


Undertaking testing of wastewaters, waters and purified water samples in line with procedures for a variety of tests, your main responsibilities will include: Undertaking day to day effective, accurate and efficient processing of workload in the lab and to perform tasks assigned by the Senior staff. Adhering to regulations and lab policies regarding health and safety. Maintain a clean and hygienic working environment. Handling and testing samples for various water and environmental tests according to procedures, including attention to sample preparation, temperature control, storage and prevention of cross-contamination. Maintaining accurate and systematic records of testing. To have a sound knowledge of relevant documents within the Quality system. Reporting any faults to the Lab Supervisor. Participate in the training programme, undergoing further training as required and participating in schemes to ensure on-going competence. Additional duties as required.

Skills Requirements

A degree in Environmental/Analytical Chemistry or equivalent +/or extensive relevant practical experience. Experience working within an accredited contract testing lab or relevant industry lab are preferred. Good instrumentation, method development + troubleshooting skills would be an advantage. A hardworking, professional team player with strong written + verbal communication skills. Excellent attention to detail, organisation skills + an ability to self-motivate under your own initiative.


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