Provides assistance and expertise in various areas of research such as calibration of instrumentation, equipment maintenance and repair, preparation of samples for testing, monitoring of safety equipment and procedures, development and fabrication of prototype equipment, recording of test results, and basic analyses of data.Ensures experiments are preformed according to specification. May make practical technical recommendations to changes in procedures, equipment, or prototype design.Applies basic skill and develops advanced skills.
Duties: Varied but standardized. Often assists with, and may perform, some advanced functions. Solves most routine problems while referring more complex questions to higher levels.
Supervision: Receives direct supervision but is expected to select from a variety of standard procedures to complete tasks.
EAS Specific Job Duties:
Research technician needed for organic geochemistry laboratory. Must be experienced with operation, trouble-shooting and repair of Leco and Horriba TOC analyzers, Rock Eval 6 source rock analyzer, Soxhlet and Pressure Flow Extraction apparatus, X Ray diffraction analysis, Sulfur Forms analysis and sample preparation for all listed instrumentation/protocols. Must be skilled in operation, trouble-shooting and repair of ultra-pure kerogen Isolation apparatus. Excellent organization skills and skills in use of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint is mandatory. Must be able to handle physical tasks including lifting of up to 25 lbs.
Associates and 1 year experience
Associate's Degree with 1 years experience.
Minimum Bachelor of Science degree required.
Internal Number: STA005068
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