Lab Technician / Aquatic Toxicology

Requisition ID 
2017-19692
Department / Discipline 
Environmental
Vacancy Type / Position Type 
Staff / Permanent
Work Location
US San Diego California

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler is looking for motivated team-oriented individuals to help develop and launch a new environmental business laboratory start-up at Amec Foster Wheeler in San Diego, CA. All positions will require schedule flexibility and a desire to take on the exciting challenge of building a successful laboratory from the ground up. Innovative ideas, curiosity, and a strong work ethic will be required for this exciting opportunity.

 

Ideal candidates will have experience conducting aquatic environmental assessment projects in California with an emphasis in aquatic toxicology. Experience working in a toxicology laboratory, and a strong understanding of local and national permitting programs, QA/QC, TIEs/TREs, and statistics is desired. Strong communication and writing skills are required for all positions.

 

The position require candidates to have familiarity with local NPDES programs, the Clean Water Act Sections 401 and 404; the Porter-Cologne Act; the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act; the Coastal Zone Management Act; Stormwater programs; and other applicable local, state, and federal regulations and guidance.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Conducting all technical aspects of toxicity testing or other similar projects
  • Daily coordination with Lab Supervisor and other technicians
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Analyzing laboratory data and preparing study reports
  • As-needed field support
  • Participating in regional and national scientific organizations
  • Training/ mentoring junior staff

Skills / Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience
  • B.S. or M.S. in Aquatic Sciences, Toxicology, Chemistry, Ecology, or Watershed Management

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

 

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