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Lab Assistant, Quality Control

Work shift: 7 am - 3 pm
Wage Rate: $10.50 / hour


Provide basic lab assistance to the Quality Control area and other areas as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Uses established procedures to:

  • Perform basic maintenance on lab instruments
  • Clean glassware/flasks
  • Prepare reagent and cleaning acids
  • Refill consumable supplies
  • Organize supplies
  • Check in documentation
  • Maintain inventory of instrument parts
  • Organize/purge old materials as necessary

Miscellaneous support duties are to include:

  • Clerical duties organizing paperwork
  • General cleaning
  • Other duties as assigned

Adheres to established safety rules/guidelines
Wears appropriate personal protective equipment
Properly dispose of waste material
Other duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required.


  • Ability to follow established procedures, policies and guidelines
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and also as part of a team
  • Keen attention to detail


  • An interest in science and a basic knowledge of the periodic table
  • Prior experience in a lab setting

Inorganic Ventures reserves the right to modify job duties at any time and this job description is not designed to cover  every responsibility required of the employee. 

If you are interested in joining our team please submit a cover letter and resume to, fax to (540) 585-3011 or mail to Human Resources, 300 Technology Drive, Christiansburg, VA  24073.