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Lucas Engineering and Management Services, Inc. Laboratory Technician in Beaufort, South Carolina

We are looking for a qualified Laboratory Technician to undertake a variety of laboratory procedures of technical nature. You will be handling sensitive equipment to prepare and analyze samples or substances and conduct tests reporting findings to laboratory management. The ideal candidate will have experience in working independently, with minimal supervision; will be well-trained to maintain safety condition and will be passionate for doing work that makes things move forward. The goal is to optimize lab procedures and succeed in producing reliable and important results that can be used to make a difference.Primary Job Duties: *Receiving and recording inventory andndash; order, inventory and store incoming raw materials *Pre-processing raw materials via milling, heating and drying operations *Preparing raw material batches, measuring and mixing raw materials as required for thermal processing *Operating thermal processing equipment in accordance with procedures *Performing sample tests (ASTM, internal, etc.) in-house *Prepare samples for shipping for off-site testing, including chain of custody documentation *Maintain product and batch samples in segregated, allocated locations, properly labelled and inventoried *Recording data andndash; maintaining a laboratory notebook to adequately describe work activities *Interface with electronic system to generate and maintain data *Perform routine preventative maintenance and cleaning of laboratory equipment *Work will be supervised by and report to laboratory management team This position is with Lucas's business partner, GlassWRX, LLC (GlassWRX). GlassWRX is an advanced technology and materials science company. We use technology as a design tool to help cities and industry up-cycle waste glass into high-value planet-saving materials. Our business philosophy is to do well by doing good. We're looking to build a team of 21st Century superheroes who want to do good, too. Here are some movie quotes that tell you what we value in our team: andldquo;I've been fighting with one hand tied behind my back. What happens when I am finally set free?andrdquo; andmdash; Carol Denvers (Captain Marvel). andldquo;You're going to make a difference. A lot of times it won't be huge, it won't be visible even. But it will matter just the same.andrdquo; andndash; James Gordon, Commissioner Gotham PD andrdquo;I chose to run towards my problems, not away from them. Because that's what heroes do.andrdquo; andmdash; Thor (Odinson). Education and Experience Requirements: *Associate of Arts (AA) degree in a technical field, plus five years work experience; or combination of work and education equivalent *Excellent writing and communication skills essential *Minimum two years of experience in laboratory operations required *Preferential consideration will be made for pertinent industrial, academic or research and development experience Skills and Abilities:We're looking for a team member that can apply critical thinking, time management and people skills to bring the best out of their team. Must have the ability to perform work with minimal or no supervision, clear and concise written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail - all of which are critical for success. Work directions will be provided verbally, in writing or via email. Safety Understanding: *Understands, follows and promotes laboratory safety and procedures *Wears appropriate protective equipment as required, dresses and conducts self in a safe manner *Avoids or prevents hazardous conditions from developing *Keeps work area clean and orderly and maintains Lean 5S *Participa