Laboratory Technician I – Laboratory Services

Reference
VAC-32423
Contract Type
Full-Time
Industries
Quality Assurance, Scientific
Location
Georgetown
Salary
Competitive Salary
Date Posted
02/09/2019
Expiry Date
23/09/2019
Under the supervision of the Head, Laboratory Services , the Laboratory Technician 11 is responsible for executing calibration activities in the areas of mass, volume, dimensional and pressure and testing activities.

 

The Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS), operating under the Ministry of Business is a semi- autonomous governmental organization responsible for standards and quality in Guyana. We are seeking a dynamic, experienced and motivated individual who is inspired by our mission and wants to play a key role in standards and quality in Guyana. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in calibrating measures and testing equipment 
  • Assist in analysing rice and gold samples submitted to the department in keeping with the testing procedures. 
  • Coordinate data collected from the calibration and testing results and accurately entering data on a spread sheet application. 
  • Assist in scheduling and monitoring of the primary, secondary and working standards to ensure traceability to the National or International Standard. 
  • Ensure the implementation and maintenance of the laboratory management systems to the ISO/IEC 17025 standard. 
  • Protect the integrity of test or calibration items submitted by customers for calibration and testing and implementing the recommended procedures for storage and handling. 
  • Provide support to the department with promotional activities 
  • Perform any other related duties as assigned from time to time by any duly authorised person. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Diploma in science from a recognised institution together with three (3) years experience in the field of scientific metrology and quality management systems. 

OR

  • Five (5) subjects G.C.E. or C.X.C. subjects in the area of the Sciences inclusive of Mathematics and English Language or Government Technical Education Examination (GTEE) Certificate together with five (5) years experience in the field of science metrology and quality management systems. 

 

COMPENSATION:

  • Commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits include, travel allowance, telephone allowance, uniforms, private pension plan and health insurance, training and capacity development. 90 days probationary period applies to all positions except management positions. 

 

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