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Huntington Beach, CA: PLM Asbestos Analyst

We don’t just like what we do at Aerobiology, we love it! We are looking for the type of Asbestos Microscopist who loves analyzing asbestos as much as we do.  Someone who loves the challenge of finding it, identifying it, and going the extra mile to help our customers understand why in the world it is in their space.  Spend one day with our amazing staff and you will see that not only do they love what they do, but they enjoy teaching and training others that have the drive to learn more.


Our Huntington Beach laboratory has a staff of 7 professionals, is located very close to the 405 freeway and we’re just a few miles from the Pacific Ocean!


WORK SCHEDULE IS FLEXIBLE DEPENDING ON YOUR NEEDS. Tuesday-Saturday OR Wednesday-Sunday OR Thursday-Monday, etc.


We are seeking a PLM Asbestos Microscopist who has —

-a thorough understanding of laboratory practices and ethics

-is conscientious and detail-oriented

-can be flexible with the ability to adapt to changing priorities

-has the ability to work with minimal supervision


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


-Preparing and analyzing environmental asbestos samples using PLM and PCM

-Recording data in our proprietary LIMS and report generation

-Maintain and troubleshoot equipment

-Perform QA/QC practices as specified in our QA/QC manual

-Participates in proficiency testing program

-Provides clients with meaningful information and resource sites to assist them in understanding laboratory analysis

-Other analytical and administrative duties as assigned.


Education/experience required:


-A 2-year junior/community college OR 4 year degree in Geology OR certification from a bona-fide asbestos microscopy program will be accepted.

-Minimum of one (1) year of environmental commercial or governmental or state laboratory experience in PLM asbestos analysis. The same requirement applies if you have PCM experience.

-A basic understanding of the quality assurance requirements related to asbestos analysis.


Other requirements:

  • All hires will need to confirm their eligibility to work in the United States by participating in the USCIS e-Verify program.
  • Candidates will be required to participate in a pre-employment drug and background screen.
  • Bona fide college/university transcripts will be required. Further details will be   provided at time of interview.



Aerobiology Laboratory Associates was established in 1997 to meet the specific needs of indoor air quality specialists and industrial hygienists by providing responsive and cost effective environmental microbiology laboratory services. Aerobiology Laboratory’s focus has remained constant: dedication to the highest quality scientific standards and a passion for our clients. It is this level of commitment that has gained Aerobiology the reputation of being a leader among indoor air quality laboratories.

Aerobiology Laboratory Associates is a privately-owned company with its company headquarters located in Dulles, VA. We also have AIHA accredited locations in Atlanta, GA; Denver, CO; Phoenix, AZ; Pennsauken Township, NJ; Huntington Beach, CA; Fort Lauderdale, FL; and Downers Grove, IL.  Our Supply Center is located in Morrisville, North Carolina.  Sales Headquarters is located in San Diego, CA.  We also have a Service Center in New York City that receives client samples for distribution to our laboratories.

Our benefit package includes company subsidized Medical and Dental/Vision, FREE Life Insurance, FREE Accidental Death Insurance, six (6) Paid Legal Holidays and two (2) Company paid holidays yearly, Vacation, Sick Leave, and matching 401(k) to all full-time employees. We also offer a wide selection of voluntary benefits such as FSA, HSA, short-term disability, and more.

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  • 43760 Trade Center Place
    Suite 100
    Dulles, Virginia 20166

    (877) 648-9150

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