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R&D Lab Technician in Cheswick, PA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

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    Cheswick, PA
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Job Description

We are currently looking for an R&D Lab Technician in the Pittsburgh, PA area. We highly recommend entry level, recent graduates to apply!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Fabrication and processing of parts and samples
  • Assembly of structures and frames
  • Making measurements of various physical properties and other evaluations
  • Entry of data into electronic spreadsheets
  • Plotting/charting of data
  • Willing to learn new tools and techniques
  • Other duties as appropriate for a laboratory technician position

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Aptitude and willingness to work in an R&D environment where
    • task description frequently change
    • Motivation and willingness to work with new and/or out of standard/modified methods with a safe practice is required
    • working on multiple small tasks may be required
    • nature of the work is very different from repetitive same work everday
  • Aptitude and willingness to do hands-on laboratory work and accurately organize, enter and plot data
  • Ability to work independently without frequent/close supervision, as appropriate
  • Must be able to work in team with various responsibilities
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Adherence to safe work practices and compliance with all environmental, health, safety and security protocols as specified by the company personnel or documented.

Additional Desirable Skills:

  • Experience working as a lab instructor in college and/or working on research projects in college or in internship is preferred.
  • Experience maintaining/repairing electrical and/or mechanical devices
  • Experience with basic programming helpful


  • Prefer Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in engineering, physics, material science but other science degrees are acceptable with some experience

Hours are M-F daylight and pay will be $15/hr.

Interested candidates please apply online at and send your resume to   


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