Apex Systems, Inc Laboratory Technician (840190) in New York, New York

The Laboratory Technician I

Using general laboratory methods, techniques,
equipment, and instrumentation in compliance with our clients Quality
Assurance programs and SOP’s, supports laboratory operations through general
maintenance of laboratory and supply storage areas, equipment, instruments, and

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1. Retrieves samples from Sample Control for analysis.

2. Duties which may include, but not limited to, a
combination of the following methods:

Prepare reagents
Prepare concentrations
Solids Testing
Water Samples
Soil Samples
Handling Acids
Handling Dry Chemicals
3. Resolves discrepancies and anomalies to ensure samples are properly

4. Prepares general laboratory paperwork such as recording analysis results,
tracking samples, bench sheets, and laboratory logbooks.

5. Washes laboratory glassware to prepare for next day’s samples.

Secondary Duties

1. Stocks laboratory supplies.

2. Cleans work area(s) to maintain a safe working environment.

3. Assists other laboratory areas as needed.

Working Relationships

Internal contacts:

Team Leader to receive work assignments
Sample Control to retrieve samples
Project Managers to get client information
Other Laboratory Technicians or analysts for information or assistance


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of
the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Experience: High school Chemistry coursework, basic laboratory experience


General knowledge of chemistry and/or general science
Basic mathematical skills
Production work

Good organizational skills
Good communication skills
Problem solving skills

Ability to muti-task
Quick learner
Work independently
Work within time constraints

Material and Equipment Used

Laboratory testing instruments
Standard office equipment
Personal protective equipment
Physical Requirements

Lifting and Carrying: Lifting up to 50 pounds, carrying up to 20 pounds
Pushing and Pulling: Pushing and pulling sample carts weighing up to 100 pounds
Body Positions:Standing (85% of time), walking (10% of time), and standing (5% of time).These percentages may vary significantly depending upon duties being
Body Movements:Stooping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching when retrieving samples, getting supplies, and performing analyses
Hand Use:Getting samples and supplies, performing analyses, computer keyboard
Hearing:Conversational hearing ability
Vision:Getting samples and supplies, performing analyses, viewing computer screen
Speaking:Conversational speaking ability
Environmental Conditions

Laboratory environment with constant background and overhead noise from fans,
hoods, and testing instruments. Varying degree of exposure to fumes, odors,
dusts, and gases dependent upon samples being analyzed. Potential exposure to
toxic, caustic, or carcinogenic samples exists in laboratory area.

If interested, please send your resume to Pittsburgh@apexlifesciences.com and apply online at www.apexlifesciences.com


EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor
We request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here. https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf