ALS USA Inc./ALS Canada Ltd

Sample Receiving / Field Services Tech

3 weeks ago(11/27/2017 4:38 PM)
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ALS provides a broad range of testing and analytical services to a wide variety of end markets and industries around the globe. We continue to remain at the forefront of the testing services industry, building an enviable reputation.


Position Overview:

The primary purpose of this position is to receive and process samples from outside clients as well as be responsible for providing ALS clients with all necessary sampling activities, sample pick-ups and drop-offs.


ALS Environmental


Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Desire to work in an administrative position in a laboratory setting.
  • Detail oriented – able to accurately interpret and transcribe information from a client chain of custody into the laboratory computer system.
  • Good typing / data entry skills.
  • Familiarity with chemical symbols and general scientific terminology.
  • Have a demonstrated ability to communicate well in English, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to multi-task and work as part of a team.
  • Proven ability to learn new concepts quickly.
  • Basic knowledge of EPA methodologies
  • Current Driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Ability to operate company vehicle.
  • Knows the region and able to read maps.
  • Able to take ownership for meeting goals and objectives; willing to be accountable for own decisions, and willing to give 100%.       Look for new ways to accomplish objectives.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with clients, staff and management.
  • Multi-tasked, organized, detail oriented, and possesses problem solving capabilities; will have good time management capabilities.
  • Self-motivated and self-directed; able to work independently.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provide ALS clients with all necessary sampling activities, sample pick-ups and delivering them to Jacksonville FL Office.
  • Provide a complete daily sampling log in the bound Field Logbook.
  • Assist part/full time couriers with chain of custody, bottle preparation, and maps/directions for the completion of their assigned duties.
  • Store all samples in a cooler with ice and deliver to ALS Sample Receiving.
  • Provide an accurate and completed chain of custody record of any sample in your possession.
  • Convey any ALS client requests or concerns to the Sample Receiving Supervisor or appropriate Customer Service Manager/ Project Manager.
  • Maintain routine vehicle maintenance, including fluid checks and/or replacements; exterior and interior cleaning of company vehicle.
  • Receive client samples into the lab, unpack coolers and log samples into the LIMS.
  • Prepare client kits, bottles, etc for packing and shipping.
  • Other duties as assigned.



Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma and some college level courses in a science curriculum are required.
  • A Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Biology or a related field or previous laboratory experience is preferred.
  • 40 Hour HAZWOPER
  • 2+ years working as a Field Sampler/Courier or related position.

Physical Demands:


  • The ability to stand for intervals of up to 8 hours while working. 
  • Dexterity in hands and fingers to operate equipment and handle glassware.
  • Must have average vision and able to see to read reports and operate equipment.
  • Hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone.
  • Able to speak and hear clearly while communicating with co-workers, Department team members, management, and clients.
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs on a consistent basis (may request and use a dolly for situations requiring heavy loads).
  • Able to sit, drive, and walk for 100% of an 8 hour day.
  • Must be able to drive and get in and out of vehicle.



We would like to thank everyone for their interest in ALS but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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