Western Environmental
Testing Laboratory
Laboratory Technician/Scientist

Full Job Description

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 Laboratory Technician/Scientist in the microbiology lab in our Sparks, NV laboratory. We ask that all potential candidates reply to this posting and include their resume.

Job Title: Laboratory Technician

Reports to: Inorganic Laboratory Manager

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 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. 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.

Duties and Responsibilities (include but are not limited to)

Setting and reading samples for microbiology tests (BOD, various coliforms, SRB and IRB, etc.)

Analyzing samples for contaminants using various laboratory equipment (pH meter, UV-VIS Spectrophotometer, 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

Performance Measures:

Performs and completes assigned task by due date

Completes assigned duties as described by SOP

Passes internal quizzes

Acceptable recovery in quarterly blind QC (PE) samples

Keep a clean and orderly workspace

Follow Quality Assurance Plan

Follow Safety Program

Positive staff feedback

Experience:

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. This is an entry to mid-level position.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.00 – $20.00 per hour

Benefits:

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

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Work Location: One location

Full Job Description

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 full-time Laboratory Glassware Cleaner in our Sparks, NV facility. The position also encompasses some QA checks and waste handling. We ask that all potential candidates reply to this posting and include their resume. This is a full time position and any candidate must be available to work during the normal business week of Monday through Friday and must pass a drug test and background check.

Job Title: Dish Washer/Lab Support Technician

Reports to: Assistant Lab Manager and Lab Manager

Job Description:

This position is part of a flexible and dynamic WETLab team and provides support to the established laboratory groups. Candidates must be able to speak, read, and write in English, be able to stand for long periods of time, lift at least 50 pounds, and be able to work around water with repetitive motions. The ideal candidate will have great attention to detail and will be friendly, flexible, team-oriented, and able to multi-task.

Duties and Responsibilities (include but are not limited to)

Cleaning laboratory glassware according to SOP

Maintain QC checks for laboratory equipment such as balances, incubators, ovens, and pipettes

Neutralize and dispose of general laboratory waste

Practice GLP

Performance Measures:

Perform and complete assigned tasks as needed on regular basis

Complete assigned duties as described by SOP

Pass internal quizzes

Acceptable recovery in quarterly blind QC (PE) samples

Keep a clean and orderly workspace

Follow Quality Assurance Plan

Follow Safety Program

Positive staff feedback

Experience:

Previous work or education in chemistry, environmental science, microbiology, biology, or a related field is not required and we will happily train an enthusiastic candidate. This is an entry level position.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $15.00 per hour

Benefits:

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

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location

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 our Sales and Service Manager in our Sparks, NV laboratory.  We ask that all potential candidates reply to this posting and include their resume.

Job Title:          Sales and Service Manager

Reports to:        Operations Manager

Job Description:

Under general supervision, the WETLAB Sales and Service Manager (SSM) oversees and performs complex administrative tasks.  Provides leadership and implementation of policies and procedures for department.  SSM promotes effective and efficient department operations and meeting quarterly and annual priorities as set in the WETLAB Strategic Plan.  Assume full management responsibility for all assigned functions and personnel.  Familiar with a variety of practices and procedures to manage and develop staff and fulfill client needs.

Duties and Responsibilities (include but are not limited to)

Management of the Sales and Service staff in Sparks, Elko and Las Vegas

Serve as a member of the Leadership Team

Maintain client satisfaction

Oversee and execute client retention plan

Achieve departmental goals, objectives and priorities as described in the WETLAB Strategic Plan

Develop and mentor Sales and Service staff

Implement and execute process improvement initiatives

Implement and execute technology improvements

Assess and monitor workload, identify opportunities for improvement, direct and implement changes.

Develop client relationships, maintain communication and coordinate activities with clients and outside organizations.

 

Performance Measures:

Performs and completes assigned task by due date

Excellent client feedback

Positive staff feedback

Meet monthly, quarterly and annual goals and/or objectives

Ensures department metrics are being met

Follow Quality Assurance Plan

Follow Safety Program

Completes assigned duties as described by SOP

Staff and department advancement

Keep a clean or orderly workspace

Experience:

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, previous environmental laboratory experience is not required.

Compensation:

$60,000 – $90,000 per year (Exempt Employee)

Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

401 (K) with Company Match

Paid Time Off

Paid Holidays