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Actalent Lab Technician in Ames, Iowa


Lab Technician is responsible for performing soil processing and measurements. Pipette and transfer soil samples Operate Industrial-level equipment designed for blending soil and water Perform soil analysis techniques including (but not limited to) extractions and pH measurements Data entry of soil and/or measurement information Maintain and clean various equipment, work areas and work stations Strict adherence and compliance to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Strict adherence and compliance with laboratory safety requirements Homogenize and subsample soil Perform daily and weekly maintenance on equipment to prevent major failures, as needed Perform other related duties as assigned


ICP, Chemsitry, biochemistry, soil science, analytical chemistry, colorimeter, chemical reagents, organic chemistry, biology

Top Skills Details:

ICP,Chemsitry,biochemistry,soil science,analytical chemistry,colorimeter,chemical reagents,organic chemistry,biology

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

A degree is not required but candidates should have SOME lab experience and know how to pipette Typical candidates we have hired in the past have their AA or BA in Life Sciences, pipetting, basic understanding of science (cross contamination, precision Nice to haves: -Experience with Lab Automation and LIMS -BS in Chem or Biochem (preferred)

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.