EMSL Analytical, Inc., one of the largest environmental testing firms in the United States, is currently seeking a Full Time Microscopist specializing in Asbestos PLM (Polarized Light Microscopy) analysis for its laboratory location in Cinnaminson, NJ. EMSL offers training in asbestos PLM analysis. Experienced analysts are welcomed and encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Preparation and analysis of bulk and solid materials for asbestos content using PLM.
Determination of visual percentage and optical properties of asbestos and non-asbestos material
Record data in a specified manner.
Fill in reports/send reports to clients.
Some clerical work may be involved to include login and data entry of incoming samples, scan and email reports, and answer phones.
Maintain and troubleshoot equipment
Perform quality control practices per the company’s quality control manual and be able to follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
Minimum requirement HS Diploma or Equivalent.
Three years’ of laboratory experience either in academic or commercial setting is desired.
Experienced candidates are welcomed and encouraged to apply.
Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in a Life Science: Geology, Microbiology, Biology, Environmental Science, and/or Chemistry background is a plus but not required.
Light microscopy, optical mineralogy/petro-graphic microscope training a plus.
One to two years’ of asbestos PLM/TEM/PCM experience is preferred but not required – will train.
Candidate must be able to distinguish colors in order to perform analysis.
Must be able to work independently and with a team.
Must be able to work in a fast-paced setting, multi-task, and prioritize assignments.
Must have good communication, computer, typing, and organizational skills.
Monday to Friday 4:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., extra hours and/or weekend work may be required to meet business demands.
Training shift to start will be Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
For consideration, all candidates must apply through our company website:
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As the nation’s leading environmental testing firm, EMSL’s network of nationwide laboratories has been providing quality analytical services since 1981. We offer a wide array of analytical testing services to support environmental investigations focused on asbestos, microbiology, lead paint, environmental chemistry, indoor air quality, industrial hygiene and food testing. Additionally, we also provide materials testing, characterization, and forensic laboratory services for a wide range of commercial, industrial, regulatory, and law enforcement clients.
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is a stable and growing company that offers the opportunity to become a part of a close knit team where you can advance within and develop professionally. EMSL laboratories are throughout the U.S. and international with laboratory locations in Canada.
EMSL offers full time benefits: medical, dental, 401(k), voluntary benefits, paid time off, holiday pay and a flexible spending account.
To find out more about EMSL Analytical, Inc. please visit our website at: www.emsl.com
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