AECOM Laboratory Technician in Kennedy Space Center, Florida

Business Line Government

Position Title Laboratory Technician

United States of America - Florida

Kennedy Space Center

Job Summary

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

This position assists chemists in analytical determinations by collecting and preparing samples, conducting experiments, measurements with precise laboratory equipment and recording and presenting results for chemical analysis. This position will also assist chemists in non-routine tests and studies related to troubleshooting or aerospace and commodities simulations.

Performs duties in compliance with Federal, State, Local, NASA and other governing regulations and requirements and KSC energy management, conservation regulations, collective bargaining agreement, security, safety hurricane and specialized programs or contractual requirements relating to the business of the section with the limits of established policy.

ASSOCIATED DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Prepares and conducts general laboratory investigations with awareness of laboratory techniques, operations and instrumentation.

  2. Performs routine and essential maintenance and calibrations of laboratory equipment.

  3. Prepares analytical solutions and gas mixtures used in general laboratory analysis.

  4. Assists chemists in conducting specialized tests and projects.

  5. Suggests improvements and modifications to procedures and/or equipment.

  6. Prepares reports and informs supervision of problem areas pertaining to laboratory operations, quality and safety.

  7. Uses computer assisted automation and data calculation to generate analysis results.

Performs other classification related and associated duties as required.

Minimum Requirements

High School diploma or equivalent and a minimum of three (3) years of directly related experience in performing general laboratory analytical determinations. Must be able to achieve KSC level of proficiency and meet physical requirements in fuel handling, visual/micro-particle counter and respirator use.

Preferred Qualifications

LOCAL CANDIDATES PREFERRED.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Maintenance

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 191856BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.