Entry Level Lab Technicians

Company Name: Geotemps

Website: http://geotemps.com/
Title: Entry Level Lab Technicians
Location: Reno/Sparks

Geotemps, Inc. is currently recruiting for multiple entry level Lab Technicians in the Reno/Sparks area. These technicians will be responsible for handling precious metal samples (weighing, testing, crushing, splitting, etc.) in a face paced environment. Candidate must possess good and effective communication skills, be self-motivated, and well organized while continuously aligning daily functions. Utilizing designed sampling methods which are most appropriate to obtain a sample that is representative of the original sample. These are Extensive Labor positions.

Possible Responsibilities
Sieving, crushing, splitting
Coning and quartering samples with shovel
Loading and unloading drying ovens under supervision
Maintain own production logs
Preparing and weighing samples
Loading and unloading fusion and cupellation furnaces
Moving crucible storage racks
Hammer use for the purpose of de-slagging lead buttons
Sample management and set up/prepare samples for fusion
General cleaning duties for basic lab cleanliness
May assists with layout duties/tasks
Use correct methods in accordance with the established procedures and schedules while ensuring metallurgical and analytical quality
Sample management
Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Physical Demands
Must be able to work various shifts
Must be able to lift/handle up to 75 lbs. repeatedly throughout a 12 hour day
Must be able to climb ladders and stairs, sit, stand, walk, stoop, crawl, twist, bend, and physically capable of the job duties
Must be able to pass a respirator fit test and wear a respirator during shift
Must be able to pass a general physical
Must work with health and safety in mind


Minimum Qualifications: 

High school diploma or GED required
Physical requirements listed above
Flexible work schedule (weekends may be required, etc.)
Excellent team oriented work ability
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Experience with a laboratory setting would be considered an asse

Desired Majors: Geography, Geology, Geophysics, Hydrogeology, Geological Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering

Position Type:  Full-time Employment

Hours per week:  40+
Salary & Benefits:  $10.00 – 13.00 Dependent on experience

Application Process: 

If you are interested in these positions please visit our website/job board (www.geotemps.com) &/or reach out to your local Geotemps, Inc. Office (775)746-7146

Tina Rodriguez
Staffing Manager, Geotemps, Inc.
Wmca (775) 623-3760 & Reno (775) 746-7146
610 Sheehan Street, Unit B | Winnemucca, NV 89445
(800) 388-0727 (After Hours Emergency Line) |www.geotemps.com

Application Deadline: ASAP