Lab Tech – 1101679-7874

Tri-State Asphalt, LLC

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https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/jobs/11882192 Lab Technician

The lab technician is responsible for utilizing accepted methods to
sampling and testing of asphalt, emulsion and other materials with the
purpose of evaluating quality and process control and/or acceptance.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

– Provide support to chemists in the lab to help meet goals and
objectives set by management
– Carry out reactions, distillations, and purifications at the lab
bench, as directed by supervisor
– Work collaboratively with a team of chemists, engineers, and lab
technicians, to jointly solve problems and accomplish team
objectives
– Operate pilot equipment (20 liter scale) to produce larger samples
of select products for physical property characterizations, market
validation, regulatory testing, and other needs
– Conduct research and participate in technical training programs, as
necessary, to facilitate lab efforts and increase knowledge base
– Thoroughly document work performed in the lab, including updated
notebooks, generating reports, batch records, etc., as required by
management
– Always work in a safe and responsible manner

Requirements:

– Relevant professional experience includes any supporting technical
role to a synthetic organic chemist, process chemist, or other
related laboratory professional
– Possess outstanding organizational skills.
– Impeccable communication skills with both Internal and external
stakeholders.
– The ability to build strong Interpersonal relationships and partner
across multiple levels in an organization.
– Self-starter that can take the Initiative and complete assignments
in a self-directed manner.
– The ability to manage multiple projects of varying scope and size
and with competing deadlines.
– Strong Interest In chemist and manufacturing operations. An
Inquisitive mind coupled with a hands-on, humble and personable
approach.
– Capable of interacting successfully in variety of environments, I.e.
office, plant, lab.
– High degree of self-confidence, poise, maturity, discretion, and
diplomacy
– Sound problem solver who can quickly process complex Information and
present it clearly and simply.
– Knowledgeable of API standards, GPA, EPA and ASTM methods considered
a plus.
– Experience In pilot batching and scale ups.
– Basic knowledge of lab testing methods.
– Ability to lift 50 pounds.

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EOE/M/W/Vet/Disabled/PDA

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