Lab Tech in Gardena, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/25/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Gardena, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    40 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description


Perform laboratory functions to include analytical and physical testing to ensure that all processes carried out are

within the parameters set by our customers and third party auditing entities.


Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation,

each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals

with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

• Create monthly lab orders for physical testing Scribe / create metal specimens for testing

Track both physical and analytical tests to ensure they are performed within the required time frame.

Perform both analytical and physical tests to include but not limited to, corrosion testing, paint adhesion, powder

test, plating adhesion, abrasion resistance, coating weight tests, cleaner weight loss, intragranular attack &

end-grain pitting, metal removal tests, hydrogen embrittlement tensile tests, impact tests, hydrogen pick-up,

Atomic Absorption elemental analysis, potentiometric titrations, acid-base titrations, gravimetric analysis, UV-Vis

Spectrophotometer operation and testing, pH analysis, conductivity, and resistivity testing.

Create test reports to outline the testing procedures and results of internally performed tests.

Perform clerical duties to file lab orders, test certs, chemical certificates of analysis, metal specimen certificate of

analysis, purchase orders, etc.

Review testing records / logs for accuracy of results and to ensure results are within shop control and specification


Review and monitor tank temperature recording program to ensure solution temperatures of process tanks stay

within customer required ranges.

Tag out process tanks when needed due to out of range concentrations, temperatures, etc.

Communicate with shop personnel to inform shop employee's of issues with tanks, test specimens, and/or

operation of baths.

Handle glassware used for analytical testing, know how to use precision measuring glassware for analytical testing,

and perform proper cleaning procedures to prevent cross contamination issues between testing mediums.

Operate corrosion resistance / salt spray chamber and perform any required minor maintenance on chamber (e.g.

change filters, unclog exhaust / drain lines, etc.)

Adhere to all safety procedures and know how to use all personal protective equipment, first aid kits, eye wash

stations, and other safety devices.


Competency Statement(s)

• Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.

• Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.

• Adaptability - Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.

• Applied Learning - Ability to participate in needed learning activities in a way that makes the most of the learning


• Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.

• Conflict Resolution - Ability to deal with others in an antagonistic situation.

• Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.

• Ethical - Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.

• Initiative - Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.

• Judgment - The ability to formulate a sound decision using the available information.

• Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.

• Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.

• Responsible - Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct.

• Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.

• Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.

• Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.




High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED): Required

2 plus years of experience in Chemical Processing Laboratories.

Proficient in Microsoft Office.