Prepares/digests/extracts water/tissue/soil samples for ESTL and ARL, completes digestions/extractions in a timely manner. Maintains and operates various laboratory equipment- pH Robot, peristaltic pumps, muffle furnaces, solution pumps, electrical conductivity meter (EC meter), organic matter (OM) or container media work in the sample prep areas as necessary.
Analyze samples by combustion for TN, TC and TS. Use segmented flow analyzers for nutrient analysis.
Implements methods, compiles results, tabulates data as per QA/QC protocols, manually/electronically uploads the data into the WebLIMS (database). Receives samples for ESTL, ARL, and EWQL.
Maintains labware/chemical inventory used for assigned instrument(s), attends to other assignments as required.
Expected Pay: $16 per hour
Bachelor’s degree in chemistry with 1-2 years experience in analytical methodologies and procedures such as extractions, digestions, pH and EC meters, OM determinations, and livestock waste preparation and digestion,
Ability to conduct laboratory procedures with high accuracy, precision, organize data & perform QA/QC analyses on the data as per the protocols.
Basic training of the operation & maintenance of the laboratory equipment
Ability to keep track of several experiments running simultaneously
Interact with laboratory personnel professionally
Deadline: September 28, 2022.
To apply for this job please visit explore.jobs.ufl.edu.