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PLM (Asbestos/Polarized Light) Specialist

Kelly Services


Location:
Richmond, VA 23261
Date:
07/16/2018
2018-07-162018-09-20
Kelly Services
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**Seeking Experienced Asbestos Polarized Light Analysts!**



**DIRECT HIRE OPPORTUNITY + BENEFITS + RELOCATION ASSISTANCE**



Kelly Services has multiple positions available for experienced **PLM Analysts** with one of our top clients outside of **Richmond, VA** . The environmental testing laboratory offers multiple services such as asbestos, chemistry and lead, microbiology identification, and forensic testing. Our labs are growing, and we are looking to hire long-term to accommodate recent expansion and growth.




+ **MUST HAVE AT LEAST 2 YEARS OF INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE WORKING IN A NVLAP CERTIFIED LAB**

+ **MUST BE ABLE TO TEST, PREP AND SAMPLE INDEPENDENTLY**



**Responsibilities include:**




+ -Sample processing, documentation, and preparation.

+ -Analysis of bulk and thin-section slides for asbestos mineral fibers using PLM Polarized Light Microscopy

+ -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 Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

+ -Implementation of quality control procedures

+ -Adherence to lab safety protocols

+ -Adherence to EPA standards for asbestos identification



**Requirements:**




+ -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



**Benefits:**




+ -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



**Apply today for immediate consideration!**






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



With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest-regarded scientific organizations
providing you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant
projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help
advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100 companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000
scientific professionals last year.


You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world
a better place. Let Kelly fuel your careerconnect with us today.




**AboutKelly Services** ****



As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect
with us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .


Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,
Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is
committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity
is The Law.
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