We are seeking an experienced Laboratory Technician to join the Rafter Radiocarbon Team in Gracefield, Lower Hutt to provide analytical support for our research and commercial testing services.
Some of the day-to-day tasks of this role include :
Physical and chemical preparation of samples for combustion to CO2
Conversion of CO2 gas to graphite
Entering experimental data and records into the laboratory information management software
General maintenance of laboratory and equipment.
To be successful in this role you will have :
A Bachelor of Science BSc (Earth science, environmental science, chemistry, physics, or similar)
Experience and the ability to work to strict laboratory procedures and follow instructions
Good knowledge of quality systems and the ability to solve technical problems
Meticulous attention to detail, including clear and accurate record keeping
Effective communication and computer skills
Experience with a Laboratory Information Management System would be an advantage
Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work well in a team and to cooperate with colleagues
Ability to relate to clients and support the laboratory's customer centric culture.
If you want to work for a dynamic, progressive and multi-cultural organisation, then GNS Science could be the place for you.