Iowa Employer Lab Technician in CLAYTON, Iowa

We need a Lab Technician! Our lab technicians are the heart of our quality control system. These skilled workers perform production sample analysis insuring the quality and consistency of our proppants & aggregates. They maintain production samples, track results electronically and deliver any samples issues or concerns to load-out & plant operators.Primary ResponsibilitiesThey operate specialized equipment including digital microscopes, computerized tracking systems, shakers and separators. They are required to:iMaintain hourly production samples and track production resultsiQualify all samples, test plant feed, waste product, and Wet & Dry plant productsiCollect samples from trucks, rail cars or barges and crushing lineiPerform analysis on samples to ensure compliance with quality standardsiEnsure proper upkeep and calibration of lab instruments and sampling/testing equipment throughout plantiMaintain database of lab sample processing dataiTrain co-workers to perform quality control functionsiEnsure testing is completed in accordance with established proceduresiFollow all MSHA standardsiPerform other duties to support plant & load-out operations as neededQualifications & RequirementsThis position requires that the applicant have the following qualifications:iAble to safely wear a half face mask for up to 12 hoursiWork up to twelve hour shiftsiAble to climb considerable amount of stairsiAbility to lift and carry 25lbsiMust be able to communicate and coordinate with co-workers and supervisorsiMust be willing to work in a team environment and in close quarters with another lab partner.iAbility to accurately handle numerical analysisiProficient in computer and data entry skillsiMust be proficient speaking and writing englishEducation & Work ExperienceiHigh School diploma requirediApplicants with a 2 year technical degree or previous experience will be given priority.Credentials & Licenses RequirediPart 48 MSHA required. Training available onsite.iAll Pattison employees must hold a valid Driveris LicenseJob BenefitsPattison Sand Company offers a comprehensive benefit program! Some of the benefits include:i Quarterly Safety Incentive Programi Paid Time Offi Affordable Health, Life, Dental & Vision Insurancei 401k with MatchingAdvancement Opportunities: Pattison Sand Company encourages and sponsors internal and external training to develop employeesi skills in order to promote from within the company.