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


Undertaking testing of wastewaters, waters + purified water samples in line with procedures for a variety of tests, your main responsibilities will include: Undertaking day to day effective, accurate + efficient processing of workload in the lab + to perform tasks assigned by the Senior staff. Adhering to regulations + lab policies regarding health + safety. Maintain a clean + hygienic working environment. Handling + testing samples for various water + environmental tests according to procedures, including attention to sample preparation, temperature control, storage + prevention of cross-contamination. Maintaining accurate + 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 + 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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