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Battelle Memorial Institute Sr. Lab Technician in Columbus, Ohio

Battelle is guided by a founding mission. We invest our knowledge, talents and resources, helping our customers achieve their most important goals. We apply scientific rigor and creativity, succeeding where others may fail, and we invest in our communities, making the world better for generations to come. All of us share a common purpose: to solve the greatest challenges of today and tomorrow.

Our 22,000 employees work at the forefront of scientific innovation to tackle critical challenges in security, human health, manufacturing, energy and environmental management. Battelle’s work is grounded in the belief that science, technology and a passion for excellence can make industries more competitive and the world a better place.

We are currently seeking a Senior Laboratory Technician . This position located in West Jefferson, OH .


The Laboratory Technician responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Spiking of test cells with hazardous chemicals

  • Setting up and operating various lab equipment and instrumentation to include: mass flow controllers, pressure transducers, temperature/humidity probes, pipetting devices and balances

  • General wet chemistry techniques

  • Perform safety air monitoring with solid sorbent tubes and gas chromatography techniques.

  • Maintaining, calibrating, and cleaning equipment to specifications

  • Work around hazardous materials by following all safety guidelines to minimize exposure

  • Read SOPs, methods, facility guidelines, etc. used in workplace in a timely manner and adhere to these procedures

  • Supports the safety culture by working safely in accordance with procedures and by enforcing a safe work environment

  • Requisition, receive, store, issue, and inventory parts/supplies

  • Organize, clean, and maintain facility laboratories


  • High School Diploma or equivalent education

  • At least 1 year experience in a laboratory role

  • Good oral and written communication skills, teamwork, self-motivation, and attention to detail

  • Must be a US citizen

  • Ability to obtain/maintain certification in Chemical Personnel Reliability Program

  • Ability to obtain/maintain a DoD security clearance.

  • Must be willing to participate in periodic random drug screening.

  • Must be willing to participate in Battelle’s 90 day Introduction Period


  • Experience working with extremely hazardous chemicals

  • Experience with chemical agent surety operations


The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.


Battelle’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.

Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.

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