Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Laboratory Ops / Tech
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Annandale, Virginia, United States


  • Support/assist the lab supervisors/chemists by performing routine and non-routine laboratory analysis/wet chemistry on product and in-process samples, to support plant operations for the purpose of quality assurance/control.
  • Perform calibration and maintenance of test equipment.
  • Prepare samples and ensure accurate data generation and records, in accordance with the standard operating procedures.
  • Utilize analytical instruments to address quality assurance/control issues.
  • Prepare chemical stock solutions and reagents, as well as set preparation standards.
  • Position will receive direction and support.

Polytechnic graduate with the background in Chemical/Process/Technical Engineering. Computer-literate. Preferable experience in quality control systems.
The position is in support of our Lubricants blending labs and plant, and requires the following under general supervision:

  • Maintaining the safety and security of the work area
  • Chemical handling requiring physical labor.
  • Preparing samples for evaluation and analysis
  • Maintaining supplies, files, and chemical inventory
  • Detailed data management
  • Performing safety inspections and general housekeeping duties

Job Requirements
The successful candidate must be able to work in production and laboratory settings with minimum supervision while following safe work practices at all times. He or she must be able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds, manipulate 55-gallon drums, climb ladders, and wear a respirator as needed. He or she must possess good teamwork skills.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.