Skip navigation
Unable to save this job. Please try again later.

{msg}

Email this Job to Yourself or a Friend

To begin the application process, please enter your email address.

Company Contact Info

  • West Sacramento, CA
  • Testamerica Laboratories Inc

Already have an account?

Sign in to apply with your saved resumes.

New to CareerBuilder?

Don't have an account? Continue as a guest!

Sorry, we cannot save or unsave this job right now.

Report this Job

Trust and Site Security Team.

Don't miss out on new jobs!

Get the latest Sample Control Tech I-PT Temp-Tues-Sat 10:30am - 7pm-Sacramento jobs in West Sacramento, CA delivered directly to your inbox. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Saving Your Job Alert

Job Alert Saved!

Could not save Job Alert!

You have too many Job Alerts!

This email address has reached the maximum of 5 email alerts. To create a new alert, you will need to log into your email and unsubscribe from at least one.

Sign Up

or   Sign In Here
Password Must Contain
• 
8 to 15 characters
• 
1 uppercase letter
• 
1 number or symbol
• 
1 lowercase letter
Cancel
Create an Account with CareerBuilder to save jobs & unlock these great features
See similar job titles and skills to help you make your next move
Upload a resume and become visible to Hiring Managers and Employers
Compare Salary Information to see where you stand amongst your peers
Easily Quick Apply to jobs with just one click!

Email Send Failed!

Sample Control Tech I-PT Temp-Tues-Sat 10:30am - 7pm-Sacramento

TestAmerica Laboratories Inc • West Sacramento, CA

Posted 1 month ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Environmental
Science

Job Description

Logs and tracks the receipt and shipment of all samples into and out of the laboratory and verifies receipt of samples. Assists in preparing bottle kits for delivery to clients and ensures accurate and timely documentation of sample log in, labeling, and routing. Determines the priority level and appropriate testing procedures of samples according to Chain of Custody as well as labels and stores samples in accordance with documented procedures. Additionally, the Sample Control Technician I may be responsible for pick-up and delivery of samples as well as additional customer service, driving, or courier duties as necessary to support laboratory and client needs. Sample Control Technicians will also be responsible for proper disposal of samples and waste in accordance with all applicable procedures.













Essential Duties and Responsibilities






  • Receives and unloads incoming samples or consignments in accordance with DOT regulations and verifies receipt against Chain of Custody (COC), matches it to the corresponding quote and notes discrepancies daily. Verifies that COC's are accurate, complete, and correct and seeks resolution for those that are not.
  • Logs samples into Lab Management System daily to assign a lot number for tracking purposes and distributes paperwork to Project Managers.
  • Labels samples so they may be identified by the lot number assigned and delivers samples to appropriate labs for analysis daily.
  • Prepares bottle kits daily to be shipped to clients to collect samples and return for analysis in accordance with established procedures including EPA and DOT requirements.
  • Forwards samples to other laboratories in accordance with DOT regulations as needed to run tests that are not performed at that location.
  • Disposes of spent samples, waste and other potentially hazardous materials in accordance with established procedures.
  • Monitors freezer and cooler temperatures daily to confirm that the readings are within SOP guidelines.
  • Cleans and organizes the department daily to promote a clean, safe work environment and smoother flow of daily operations.
  • Maintains and promotes safety and conducts all operations in a safe and environmentally compliant manner.
  • Stocks and supplies inventory daily and assists with inventory of supplies to maintain proper quantity of materials to perform tasks appropriately.
  • Performs splits and composites as needed upon request.
  • May perform courier duties as necessitated to support lab and client needs.
  • Will be compliant with all driver procedures, certification, and Company driver policies.
  • Must be willing to be on-call during non-business hours in order to perform non-routine sampling and delivery.

Secondary Duties






  • Assists in maintenance of walk-in coolers to facilitate locating samples.
  • Ships empty coolers back to clients and other TestAmerica Laboratories. Logs all outgoing coolers in order to maintain a detailed inventory of all coolers.
  • Maintains all company vehicles for sample pickups and deliveries as needed.
  • Conducts all client interaction in an appropriate and professional manner.
  • Other job duties as determined by local management.

Supervisory Responsibilities






  • None

Working Relationships






Internal contacts:






  • Project Manager
  • Laboratory personnel
  • Laboratory Director

External contacts:







  • Clients
  • Outside Courier Services


Qualifications






To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.













Requirements






  • Education:

High school diploma or equivalent

  • Experience:
  • Licensure/Certificate/Registration:
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) Certificate may be required for shipping hazardous chemicals within 90 days of date of hire.
  • Valid state issued driver's license to operate company vehicles
  • Ability to pass a Motor Vehicle background check as required for company driver certification.
  • Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card as well as TSA clearance may bee required within 90 days of date of hire.
  • Additional client or location licenses or certifications may be required in order to support client and operational needs.
  • May drive for long periods, up to 8 hours per day.

Knowledge






  • Office practices and equipment
  • Computers, word processing software and database software
  • Laboratory and testing procedures
  • General mathematics
  • Basic composition, spelling, grammar, punctuation

Skills






  • Basic oral and written communication skills

Abilities






  • Communicate orally and in writing
  • Organize work and pay attention to detail

Materials and Equipment Used






  • Computers and basic office equipment
  • Computerized shipping systems
  • Personal protective equipment

Physical Requirements






  • Lifting and Carrying:

Repeated lifting and carrying coolers containing samples weighing up to 50 pounds

  • Pushing and Pulling:

Pushing or pulling coolers weighing up to 100 pounds. Pushes or pulls containers on dollies as needed

  • Body Positions:

Standing and walking (95%) when receiving, logging and storing samples, and sitting (5%) when performing administrative responsibilities

  • Body Movements:

Bending, kneeling, crouching and reaching when receiving, logging and storing samples

  • Hand Use:

Unpacking and storing samples from coolers, on computer keyboard when logging in samples

  • Hearing:

Conversational hearing ability

  • Vision:

Viewing computer screen, reading reports, checking in and storing samples, and when driving delivery vehicles

  • Speaking:

Conversational speaking ability








Environmental Conditions







  • 90% of time spent indoors with occasional exposure to outside elements when receiving or shipping samples
  • Limited exposure to cold rooms when cleaning or stocking shelves or retrieving samples
  • Constant exposure to low level noise from cooler and fume hoods
  • Frequent exposure to fumes, dusts, gases and odors
  • Occasional exposure to toxic, carcinogenic or corrosive chemicals
  • Occasional exposure to physical, mechanical and electrical hazards
  • Must be able to comply with all PPE requirements as required

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.

Job ID: 6356/4458
Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this Job.
CAREERBUILDER TIP
For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.
By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.
Don't miss out on new jobs like this
Get the latest jobs delivered to your inbox. Unsubscribe at any time.

Saving Your Job Alert

Job Alert Created

Well, this is embarrassing. We are having trouble saving your search. You can try again or come back at a later time.

Maximum Email Alerts

This email address has reached the maximum of 5 email alerts. To create a new alert, you will need to log into your email and unsubscribe from at least one.