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Laboratory Technician - Beckley Greenbrier Area WV

Testing & Laboratory
049073 Requisition #

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 95,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,400 offices and laboratories around the world.”

  • The position is responsible for laboratory tests to determine chemical and physical characteristics or composition of solid, liquid, or gaseous materials for such purposes as quality control, process control, or product development by performing the following duties.


  • Collection and Preparation of samples. 
  • Perform all required testing on several different types of coal 
  • Accurately complete and maintain all laboratory reports 
  • Perform general upkeep and housekeeping of the laboratory 
  • Assist in all other laboratory assignments and projects 


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred 
  • Aptitude for basic math concepts and report preparation 
  • Position requires incumbent to have a flexible schedule as occasional overtime or weekend work might be required 
  • Must have the ability to lift 50 lbs 
  • Must have a valid drivers license 
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check prior to employment
  • Ability to effectively communicate (written and oral) presenting information individually or in small group situations to internal or external customers 
  • Ability to execute detailed written or oral instructions 
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations 
  • Ability to follow directions ensuring the end results are accurate and completed with the required time frame 
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals



"SGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics."


"This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel action”.

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