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Senior Laboratory Analyst - Asbestos/Microbiology

Company: EMSL Analytical, Inc
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

EMSL Analytical, Inc., one of the largest environmental testing firms in the United States, is currently seeking a full time Senior Laboratory Analyst - Asbestos/Microbiology for it's laboratory location in Fort Lauderdale, FL. EMSL Analytical Inc. is a growing commercial environmental testing laboratory. This position offers the chance to work for a stable company that is team oriented and offers growth opportunities within the organization.The ideal candidate will be experienced in a commercial microbiology laboratory setting. The incumbent may be required to lead a group of trained analysts and technicians to ensure quality data, timely results, and compliance to ISO 17025 and internal standards. The contract testing laboratory environment is fast-paced and requires attention to detail, high-level organizational skills, and the ability to multitask. This job also requires the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.Responsibilities include but are not limited to:The successful candidate mut be familiar with daily activities in the laboratory, including analyzing environmental samples by classical and advanced methods.Preparation of spore traps, directs analysis.Preparing and identifying a variety of environmental samples, including but not limited to, fungal structures using optical and phase contrast microscopy.Preparation and analysis of bulk and solid materials for asbestos content using PLM (Polarized Light Microscopy) and all ancillary quality control procedures.Determination of visual percentage and optical properties of asbestos and non-asbestos material.Record data in a specified manner.Sample and media preparation and inventory management.Some clerical work may be involved including login and data entry, scanning and emailing reports and answering phones.Maintain and troubleshoot equipment when needed.Perform autoclave duties, lab clean-up, in addition to working on special projects as assigned.Perform quality control practices per company Quality Assurance/Quality Control manual and Standard Operating Procedures.Requirements:Bachelor's Degree in a Life Science: Geology, Microbiology, Biology, Environmental Science, and/or Chemistry.Minimum of five years laboratory experience testing clinical or environmental samples in a commercial setting.Light microscopy, optical mineralogy/petro-graphic microscope is desired.PLM experience is required.Some knowledge of quality regulations such as AIHA or CDC Environmental Legionella Isolation Techniques Evaluation.Experience with air samples, surface samples, food testing, bacteriology and mycology is desirable.Experience with USP 797 environmental testing, Efficacy Testing, and Biology a plus.Experience with the operation of fluorescence microscopy is a plus.Understanding of custody client confidentiality.Candidate must be able to distinguish colors in order to perform analysis.Candidate must be detail-oriented.Must be able to work independently and with a team.Must have strong analytical skills.Must be able to work in a fast-paced setting, multi-task, and prioritize assignments in order to meet client deadlines.Must have good communication, computer, typing, and organizational skills.Available Shifts:Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.For Consideration, all candidates must apply through our company website.EMSL Careers Website: 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 FSA.To find out more about EMSL Analytical, Inc. please visit our website at: EOE including Veterans and Disabled.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Monday to FridayEducation: Bachelor's (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: EMSL Analytical, Inc, Fort Lauderdale , Senior Laboratory Analyst - Asbestos/Microbiology, Healthcare , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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