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Laboratory Technician
Oil analysis/Dissolved Gas/Store Samples
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Location: Roanoke, VA
Pay Rate: Contract: 15 to 16.61 $/hr
Salary: 31.20 to 34.55 K$/yr
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Position Type/ Job Duration: Contract 1 year +
Education Required: Associates Degree 
Years Experience Required: 1

Job Posted: 10/16/2017
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Apply Deadline: 10/30/2017
Job #: 132990PK2
Job order status: Client is actively seeking candidates
Relocation available: Not Available

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Technician needed for an industry leading utility company in the Roanoke, VA and area. This is a 1-year CONTRACT position. No per diem available. Be available for call-out and overtime as assigned.


  • Receive samples for oil analysis and dissolved gas analysis, record their receipt in the log book, and store samples as required. Follow established laboratory processes and procedures, perform analysis of laboratory data, and document analysis results in equipment asset database.
  • Perform with oversight a variety of duties of a technical nature requiring some independent analysis and exhibiting fundamental understanding of lab procedures. Demonstrates competency in routine procedures and analytical techniques under the guidance of experienced technicians.
  • Understands and practice safe laboratory procedures. Perform all tasks in a safe manner, according to company policy. Demonstrates competencies required for accuracy and precision of analytical data for laboratory work. Develops an awareness of the relationships among sample turnaround time, sample load, and internal and external customer requirements.
  • Understands the importance to record and communicate unusual occurrences during the course of analytical methods and procedures. Ship and receive materials through pony express, UPS, and other carriers. Receive chemicals, compressed gas cylinders, and supplies. Record receipts and place in storage as required.
  • Clean and maintain assigned areas of the laboratory and perform other housekeeping duties as may be assigned. Dispose of broken glassware, scrap sampling cans, sample oil, and other materials in accordance with AEP Environmental requirements. Assist other laboratory personnel as assigned.


  • Associate’s degree in Science in Chemistry Electrical/Electronic Engineering. Excellent computer based skills required to work with laboratory software, AEP’s equipment asset database, and be competent in Microsoft Office.


  • Healthcare
  • 401k
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