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Western Environmental
Testing Laboratory
Business Development Manager

WETLAB’s Business Development Manager is retiring soon, and we’re on the lookout for someone to fill the spot. If you or someone you know is skilled in relationship-building, driving business growth, and business writing, please reach to us HERE. We’d love to hear from you!

Here are some key responsibilities:
– Develop and execute sales plans outlined in the WETLAB Sales Playbook.
– Actively seek out business opportunities through market canvassing.
– Utilize creativity to develop effective sales strategies within certified markets.
– Collaborate with various teams to ensure successful project outcomes.
– Attend trade shows and industry events to promote company services.

We’re looking for someone with:
– Exceptional negotiation skills and the ability to sell laboratory services.
– Experience in building relationships and influencing decision-makers.
– High levels of professionalism, responsibility, and accountability.
– Excellent networking and interpersonal abilities.
– Strong written and verbal communication skills.
– Proficiency in MS Office.
A competitive spirit and determination.

POSITION SUMMARY: This is an Entry to Mid- level position performing a variety of laboratory procedures using established methods and techniques under general guidance. This position is part of a flexible and dynamic team that works together to meet challenging demands that are essential to our clients’ operations. Previous work or education in chemistry, environmental science, microbiology, or a related field is preferred but we will happily train an enthusiastic and promising candidate.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & BASIC DUTIES:

  • Wet Chemistry Scientists are responsible for testing and/or preparation activities and other tasks as necessary in a laboratory environment.
  • Must be able to perform a variety of laboratory procedures using established methods and techniques under general guidance.
  • Primary duties include the analysis of water and soil samples with microbiological and bench/wet chemistry tests and the proper maintenance and operation of the laboratory equipment.
  • Secondary duties include assisting other team members in inorganic procedures.
  • Data logbooks must be maintained and data is also entered into our LIMS.
  • Wet Chemistry Scientists clean, disinfect and maintain laboratory workspace and equipment.
  • Prepare samples for analysis using distillation and digestion techniques. May include soil prep using sample crushers.
  • Analyzing samples for contaminants using various laboratory equipment (analytical balances, pipettes, filtration, pH meter, FIA, UV-VIS Spectrophotometer, etc.)
  • Setting and reading samples for microbiology tests (BOD, various coliforms, SRB and IRB, etc.)
  • Ensuring QC passes and data is properly recorded and entered into the computer LIMS
  • Maintaining and operating laboratory equipment
  • Training on bench methods and assisting other team-members

WET CHEMISTRY METHOD/TEST RESPONSIBILITIES (Example):

  • Acidity; auto-titrator
  • Alkalinity; auto-titrator
  • MBAS
  • FDS
  • Settleable Solids
  • TDS

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY:

Knowledge of commonly used lab concepts, practices and procedures and relies on instructions, pre-established guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) to perform functions of the job.

  • Ability to perform and complete assigned task by due date
  • Ability to complete assigned duties as described by SOP
  • Passes internal quizzes
  • Able to achieve acceptable recovery in quarterly blind QC (PE) samples
  • Ability to keep a clean and orderly workspace
  • Ability to follow Quality Assurance Plan
  • Ability to follow Safety Program
  • Positive staff feedback, collaborative, respectful
  • MS Office Suite

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, environmental science or related field (preferred)
  • 0-1 years of experience or non-degreed with 1-3 years of experience.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS:

Physical Demands:The essential functions of the position may require frequent sitting, finger dexterity in both hands, near/far visual acuity, depth perception, field of vision accommodation and color vision; occasional bending, lifting/carrying of 10lbs or less, light grasping with non-dominant hand, firm/strong grasping with both hands; requires seldom reaching overhead, crouching, kneeling, climbing, pushing/pulling, and lifting/carrying up to 25 lbs. *Examples Only.

Mental Demands: The essential functions of the position require the ability to read and write simple material, have simple math skills, and the ability to perform simple and complex tasks; complete forms, perform clerical tasks, compile, information, work with precision, follow instructions, meet time requirements, memorization and problem-solving skills, and use of independent judgment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Overtime and occasional weekend or holiday work may be required. The ideal candidate will have great attention to detail and will be friendly, flexible, team-oriented, and able to multi-task. Final candidate must pass a pre-hire background check and drug testing. The Wet Chemistry Scientist I is responsible for recording observations and measurements and reporting results.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.00 – $20.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Sparks, NV 89431: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:

  • Laboratory experience: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: In person

Benefits

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

POSITION SUMMARY: Entry level position in the Laboratory Department performing a variety of laboratory procedures using established methods and techniques under immediate supervision.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & BASIC DUTIES:

Chromatography Laboratory Scientist 1 (GS 1) is responsible primarily responsible for preparing samples for laboratory analysis and other tasks as necessary in a Chromatography Group. Perform a variety of laboratory procedures using established methods and techniques under immediate supervision. GS 1 operates may operate instrumentation and/or conducts experiments under immediate supervision. GS 1 is responsible for recording observations and measurements and reports results. GS 1 cleans, disinfects and maintains laboratory workspace and equipment. This is an entry level position and requires 0-2 years of experience in an environmental laboratory or related field. Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures and relies on instructions, pre-established guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) to perform functions of the job. GS 1 works under immediate supervision. This is an entry level position that requires a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, environmental science, or related field with 0-1 years of experience or non-degreed with 1-3 years of experience.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS:

  • Meets daily standard requirements – reviewed weekly with Group Lead (or designee)
  • Meet order due dates – daily updates with Group Lead (or designee) to determine sample needs for the work day
  • Maintains acceptable attendance record – as set forth in the WETLAB Employee Handbook
  • Participates in, and maintains a safe workplace
  • Produces high quality data, continuously working to minimize errors, always following laboratory Standard Operating Procedures and policies

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY:

  • MS Office
  • Performs and completes assigned task by due date
  • Completes assigned duties as described by SOP
  • Keep a clean or orderly workspace
  • Follow Quality Assurance Plan
  • Follow Safety Program
  • Reliable and punctual attendance
  • Glassware cleaning
  • Prepare laboratory reagents according to SOP

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

Coursework chemistry, biology, environmental science or related field (preferred)

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES:

N/A

PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS:

Physical Demands: The essential functions of the position may require frequent sitting, finger dexterity in both hands, near/far visual acuity, depth perception, field of vision accommodation and color vision; occasional bending, lifting/carrying of 10lbs or less, light grasping with non-dominant hand, firm/strong grasping with both hands; requires seldom reaching overhead, crouching, kneeling, climbing, pushing/pulling, and lifting/carrying up to 25 lbs. *Examples Only

Mental Demands: The essential functions of the position require the ability to read and write simple material, have simple math skills, and the ability to perform simple and complex tasks; complete forms, perform clerical tasks, compile, information, work with precision, follow instructions, meet time requirements, memorization and problem-solving skills, and use of independent judgment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Overtime and occasional weekend or holiday work may be required. The ideal candidate will have great attention to detail and will be friendly, flexible, team-oriented, and able to multi-task. Final candidate must pass a pre-hire background check and drug testing. The Wet Chemistry Scientist I is responsible for recording observations and measurements and reporting results.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 – $20.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Sparks, NV 89431: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:

  • Laboratory experience: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

Western Environmental Testing Laboratory (WETLAB) with locations in Sparks, Elko, and Las Vegas, Nevada is a full service, fun, and fast-paced client-oriented environmental testing laboratory. WETLAB sets itself apart from the usual environmental laboratory by providing superior customer service and we pride ourselves on developing lasting client relationships. WETLAB is currently accepting resumes for a Client Services Specialist in our Sparks, NV laboratory. We ask that all potential candidates reply to this posting and include their resume.

Job Title: Sample Control

Reports to: Sample Control Lead

Job Description:

This position is part of a flexible and dynamic team that works together to meet challenging demands that are essential to our clients’ operations. Primary duties include: processes sample receiving, sample login, sample splitting/preservation, constructs bottle kits, makes acid vials, maintains coolers, assisting with Project Management functions including (but not limited to) issuing of reports, database uploads, invoicing, and pre-project planning. corresponds with clients via email, phone, and in-person to ensure client satisfaction. Candidate also assists with receiving inventory, driving courier routes, and will answer basic client questions, as needed. The ideal candidate will have great attention to detail, will be friendly, flexible, and team-oriented. Must be able to lift up to 50lbs frequently and willing to work overtime when required. Final candidate must pass a pre-hire background check and must have and maintain a clean driving record.

Performance Measures:

Meet Daily/Weekly/Monthly Standards

Performs and completes assigned task by due date

Excellent client feedback

Completes assigned duties as described by SOP

Maintain supply stock in working area(s)

Keep a clean or orderly workspace

Follow Quality Assurance Plan

Follow Safety Program

Experience Requirements:

This is an entry level position requiring a high school diploma and 0-2 years of experience in a Customer Service, Chemistry, or another related field. A B.S. degree in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, or related subject is preferred, but not required. Must have and keep a clean driver’s license, pass a drug test and background check. Must be able to lift up to 50lbs frequently. Stand, sit walk or drive for extended periods. Some weekend work or over time may be required.

$17.00 – $18.00 per hour D.O.E. (Non – Exempt Employee)

Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance $15/month! (*)

401 K with Company Match (*)

(*) Full-Time Employees only. Full-time employes are defined as permanent, non-seasonal staff who are scheduled and work 32 or more hours per week.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.00 – $18.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Sparks, NV 89431: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person