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Permanent Position- Laboratory Analyst- North Chesterfield, VA

Kelly Services
Richmond, VA 23224
Asbestos Lab Analyst- North Chesterfield, VA 23236

Permanent Position

Core Skills:

+ Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM) experience in Asbestos testing

+ EPA standards adhere lab safety protocol

+ PLM- Experienced Asbestos Polarized Light Analysts, preferred but not required

About the company:

+ This will be working for an environmental testing laboratory offering multiple services such as asbestos, chemistry and lead, microbiology identification, and forensic testing.

About the position:

+ Sample processing, documentation, and preparation.

+ Analysis of bulk and thin-section slides for asbestos mineral fibers using PLM.

+ Determination of optical properties and visual percentages for detected asbestos grains

+ Quantification of asbestos present, and identification of additional natural/artificial sample components

+ Document asbestos findings and characteristics in LIMS.

+ Implementation of quality control procedures. Adherence to lab safety protocols.

+ Adherence to EPA standards for asbestos identification


+ Must have an undergraduate degree in Geology, Environmental Sciences, related science, or PLM Asbestos training course

+ Must have 2 years of PLM experience in asbestos testing.

+ Must adhere to lab safety protocols and implement safety measures such as fume hoods, PPE, and sample containment

+ Must have good communication skills, be able to multi-task in high pace environment, and willing to work extended hours and occasional weekends when necessary

Preferred, but not required:

+ Courses in mineralogy, petrology, sedimentology, or materials science

+ Research assistant or undergraduate research involving metamorphic petrology, microscopy sample prep, and mineral identification


+ Paid vacation and holidays (annual leave increases with years of experience)

+ Annual profit sharing

+ Employer funded Health Saving Account

+ Medical, Dental, 401(k) and 401k matching, Voluntary Benefits, Life Insurance

+ Time and a half pay for overtime hours

+ Relocation assistance

+ Equal opportunity employer

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (
Posted: 2021-11-15 Expires: 2021-12-16

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Permanent Position- Laboratory Analyst- North Chesterfield, VA

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