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Laboratory Assistant

LA Testing/EMSL Analytical, Inc., one of the largest environmental testing firms in the United States, is currently seeking a full time Laboratory Assistant for its laboratory location in Ontario, CA. This position offers the chance to work for a stable company, a great team, and provides the opportunity to grow within.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Prepare environmental samples prior to analysis for Air Sample Prep, Bulk Sample Prep, Gravimetric Prep, TEM Prep, and NOB Prep- any areas of prep related to client work - Will Train.
Assist with cleaning and maintenance of lab equipment.
Good lab practice.
Receive environmental samples and enter Chain of Custody into LIMS system.
Accept shipping and handling items received by the laboratory from clients- will train.
Assist with customer services client questions via phone and e-mail.
Answer high volume phone calls and interface with clients.
Other laboratory and clerical duties such as answering phones, filing, faxing, copying may be assigned by lab staff and manager as needed.
High School degree/equivalent or Associates Degree in Life Science or 2 years of college course work completed.
One to two years of previous academic or commercial lab experience is a plus.
Must be able to work independently and with a team.
Must have good communication, computer, typing, and organizational skills.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office especially EXCEL and typing.
Excellent customer service skills – customer service experience is a plus.
Must be able to work in a fast-paced setting, multi-task, and prioritize assignments. 
Available Shift:
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., extra hours and/or weekend work may be required to meet business demands.

For consideration, all candidates must apply through our company website:
LA Testing/EMSL Careers Center Website:
LA Testing offers a wide array of analytical testing services to support environmental investigations focused on asbestos, mold & bacteria (microbiology), lead paint, indoor air quality, and industrial hygiene applications.
Our unmatched capacity coupled with a companywide focus on customer satisfaction makes no project too large or too small. Our corporate research and development capabilities allow us to bring new methodologies on line quickly to meet new industry challenges and client needs.
We are committed to providing reliable, defensible data in a standardized and user-friendly format. Rapid turnaround and competitive prices make the dependable results you get that much more valuable.
LA Testing...delivering unmatched quality!
LA Testing/EMSL offers full time benefits: medical, dental, 401(k), voluntary benefits, paid time off, holiday pay, and a flexible spending account.
To find out more information about LA Testing please visit our web site at
EOE including Veterans and Disabled.