Amec Foster Wheeler Laboratory Technician in Columbus, Georgia

Wood is seeking a Laboratory Technician to join our project team in Columbus, GA.

Key Responsibilities

  • Performs laboratory tests according to prescribed standards to determine chemical and physical characteristics or composition of solid, liquid, or gaseous materials and substances

  • Sets up and adjusts laboratory apparatus and operates grinders, agitators, centrifuges, ovens, condensers, and vibrating screens to prepare material for testing according to established laboratory procedure

  • Examines materials, using microscope

  • Records test results on standard forms, writes test reports describing procedures used, and prepares graphs and charts

  • Cleans and sterilizes laboratory apparatus

  • May prepare chemical solutions according to standard formulae

  • May add chemicals or raw materials to process solutions or product batches to correct deviations from specifications

  • 5 years’ experience in a laboratory setting

  • Familiarity with:

  • Chemistry Techniques

  • Lab Environment

  • Clinical Lab Testing

  • Creating a Safe, Effective Environment

  • Sterilization

  • Equipment Calibration

  • Biohazard Safety

  • Medical Teamwork

  • Supply Management

  • Must provide documentation of authorization to work in the US without sponsorship

  • Must pass drug test and background investigation

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion. We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Requisition ID: 2017-22272

Name: Fixed Term

External Company Name: Wood Plc

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