Laboratory Technician - Chemistry

  • University of Texas Permian Basin
  • Odessa, TX, USA
  • Dec 06, 2023
Full time Other Administrative Positions

Job Description

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Laboratory Technician - Chemistry

Hiring Department

The University of Texas Permian Basin's Department of Chemistry welcomes applications for the position of Laboratory Technician

Salary Range

$55,000.00 depending on qualifications

Essential Functions

The Laboratory Technician will be responsible for preparing and maintaining the chemical inventory, ordering chemicals and equipment, and preparing solutions for all chemistry courses offered at UTPB. The Technician will also maintain laboratory instructional equipment, ensure the safety of the laboratory and provide support to faculty and students during laboratory experiments.

1. Prepare and maintain the chemical inventory for the laboratory
2. Order chemicals, equipment, and supplies as needed
3. Prepare solutions and chemicals for all chemistry courses
4. Maintain laboratory equipment and ensure its proper function
5. Provide support to faculty and students during laboratory experiments
6. Ensure laboratory safety and compliance with OSHA and hazardous material regulations

Required Qualifications

1. Bachelor's degree in chemistry
2. At least 2 years of experience working in a laboratory environment
3. Knowledge of laboratory safety procedures, equipment, and instrumentation
4. Ability to manage chemical inventory and order chemicals and equipment
5. Familiarity with OSHA and hazardous material regulations
6. Ability to work independently and as part of a team
7. Proficiency in basic computer skills and software programs

Preferred Qualifications

1. M.S. Degree in chemistry or related field
2. Experience in managing an academic laboratory stockroom
3. Excellent organizational and time management skills
4. Good communication and interpersonal skills

Additional Information

Required Application Materials

1. Cover Letter
2. Resume
3. List of References
4. Transcripts (Preferred)
5. Letters of Recommendation (Preferred)

Conditions of Employment

1. The job description is not a complete list of all responsibilities and duties performed by employees. Employees may perform other related duties as assigned by their immediate supervisor.
2. Employment is subject to an introductory period to monitor employee performance.
3. Once hired, the prospective employee must present documentation within three (3) days of the hire date to establish their identity and employment eligibility as required by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States by time of hire. UTPB participates in e-Verify.
4. Employees must be able and willing to travel and perform duties away from campus as necessary and must be able to operate a licensed motor vehicle, have access to a dependable motor vehicle, and possess a valid state driver's license. Must have and maintain a satisfactory driver's record.
5. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.
6. UT Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Schedule

Generally, the hours for this position are Monday through Thursday, 7:30 - 5:30 pm; Friday, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm with a one-hour lunch. The individual holding this position may need to be available early morning, evening, and on weekends to meet the needs of the department. Hours worked may differ with some departments.

Standard Working Conditions

1. Able to lift various materials up to 25 pounds on an occasional basis.
2. Able to bend, crouch, and reach continuously.
3. Physically able remain seated, frequently to continuously.
4. Able to remain standing up to 15% of the time.
5. Possesses dexterity abilities required to perform job duties including extensive keyboard work, operating office equipment, performing filing, and other job-related responsibilities that include extensive wrist and hand movement.
6. Standard working conditions may differ depending on department and occupation

University Benefits

1. UT Permian Basin offers an excellent compensation package including Heath, Retirement, & Fringe Benefits for employees.
2. Coverage includes Medical, Prescriptions, Life Insurance, AD&D, and matching retirement provided by UTPB for the employee.
3. You may also add Dental, Vision, Family, Spending Accounts, Additional Retirement, and a few other coverages as options too.
4. Fringe benefits include Tuition Reimbursement (after one year of service), Wellness Breaks, Employee Assistant Program (EAP), and meal deals, among other perks and discounts!
5. Our benefits package, along with an ample leave policy, make for a great total compensation package.

About the University

The University of Texas Permian Basin is located in Odessa, Texas. It was authorized by the Texas Legislature in 1969 and founded in 1973. The Permian Basin is one of the fastest-growing, culturally vibrant, economically invigorated regions of the country - full of industry, culture, and wide-open spaces. At the academic heart of this area sits The University of Texas Permian Basin - which every year, delivers smart, savvy leaders across the U.S.

As a regional, comprehensive institution, The University of Texas Permian Basin serves a diverse community of students from the region, the state, and beyond. Through excellence in student-centered teaching, learning, research, and public service, the University cultivates engaged citizens and impacts lives while advancing the technology and public interests of West Texas.

Our vision is that the University of Texas Permian Basin will be an innovative, responsive university that thinks large and lives local. We will lead in advancing education, research, economic competitiveness, and cultural enrichment.
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