Huntington Beach, CA: PLM-PCM Microscopist - Aerobiology Laboratory
On Feb 7 2018
1. We would be very interested in those who also have PCM experience in addition to PLM experience.
2. You will need to be “on call” every other Saturday.
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.
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.
-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.
• 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.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Please do not call the lab. Our HR Department is offsite and we review all resumes that are received.
Our benefit package includes company-subsidized Medical, Dental/Vision, FREE Life Insurance, FREE Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance. Voluntary benefits such as Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, and other employee-paid voluntary benefits. 401(k) enrollment is offered after 6 months of employment and we offer a matching contribution. We offer a total of six (6) paid Legal Holidays per year, and an additional two (2) paid company days per year. Also included is Vacation and Sick time.