Chemical Lab Technician

Job#: 2030755

Job Description:

We are seeking a candidate to fill an immediate Lab Technician role in the Riverview, FL area.

Performs laboratory tests to determine chemical and physical characteristics or composition of heavy equipment oil for such purposes as quality control or process control. Process fluid samples in an efficient and organized manner that guarantees sample accuracy.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Sets up, adjusts and operates laboratory equipment and instruments to test and analyze oil products.  Calibrate laboratory instruments, as necessary.
  • Tests oil samples used in heavy equipment for such qualities as purity, stability, viscosity, density, etc.  Verifies conformity to specifications. Ensures fluid samples are given the applicable test, i.e., wear metals, water, glycol, particle count, infrared, coolant analysis, fuel test.
  • Records test results, prepare test reports, prepares graphs and charts as necessary.
  • Prepares chemical solutions according to standard formulas.     
  • Maintains history for all enrolled units and ensure records are accurate and complete.
  • Customers/Internal Personnel of abnormal or urgent samples, as needed.
  • Receives samples, and breaks down by branch, customer, and compartments daily.
  • Ensures samples and test results are registered daily.
  • Ensures all reports are prepared within 24 hours of receiving and copies are distributed to customers and appropriate personnel.
  • Performs inventory monthly to ensure that adequate inventory of supplies will be on hand at all times.
  • Ensures equipment maintenance and calibration requirements are completed daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly prior to operating Lab equipment and ensure all log books are kept current.
  • Ensures the lab and equipment is kept clean, orderly, and safe and that all necessary supplies are kept in a safe, neat, and organized manner.
  • Performs tasks in a safe manner.  Ensures all required Personnel protection equipment is worn (goggles, gloves, etc.)


  • This position is Monday-Friday with a start time of either 6am or 7am.  This laboratory is a fast paced environment with large work loads, at times there may be overtime. 


  • The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or a related field.
  • 2+ years of related lab experienced will be considered in lieu of degree 
    • Lab experience should include experience with any of the following: Titrations, Viscometer, GC, ICP, FTIR.









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Employee Type:

Riverview, FL, US

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Date Posted:
May 23, 2024