Montrose Environmental Group, Inc.

  • Laboratory Assistant

    Job Locations US-CA-Antioch
    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/14/2019 1:44 PM)
    # of Openings
    Environmental Laboratory
  • Overview

    Montrose Environmental Group, Inc. is a high-growth Environmental Services company offering (i) Measurement and Analytical services and (ii) Environmental Resiliency and Sustainability services to a diverse range of clients in industry and government throughout the United States and abroad.  Our qualified engineers, scientists, technicians, associates and policy experts are proud of our ability to objectively help industry, the public and regulators work constructively together on environmental opportunities.


    The Lab Assistant position is located in our Antioch, CA location and rolls up into our Montrose Air Quality Services (MAQS) division.  MAQS provides air quality testing, leak detection and repair services, and consulting services. Regulations drive the need for our services but our unique capabilities allow us to add value (e.g., new streams of income) to clients beyond environmental compliance. For our families and communities, we strive to protect the air they breathe, the water they drink and the soil on which they live.


    The primary responsibility of the Laboratory Assistant are performing tasks required to meet the expectations of our clients, in addition to efficiently and profitably generating defensible data in a timely manner.  These tasks will be performed under the direction of the Laboratory Manager.



    • Preparation of samples for analysis
    • Preparation of reagents for lab use and/or shipment
    • Perform gravimetric, titrimetric, and other analyses per EPA, CARB, and SCAQMD Methods
    • Prepare laboratory analysis reports
    • Clean laboratory glassware
    • Prepare laboratory equipment kits for use in field tests
    • Assist field crews on-site with sample preparation and recovery
    • Work with field crews to perform on-site sample analysis
    • Travel Required
    • Maintain clean and organized laboratory areas
    • Maintain organized records of sample preparation and analysis
    • Overhead projects designed to improve efficiency of, or accuracy of analyses
    • Assisting field testing teams in acquiring and inventorying consumables, chemicals, and parts for instrumentation
    • Comply with Montrose Quality Assurance Program and other policies
    • Comply with Montrose Health and Safety Plan
    • Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor


    • Associates degree in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, or related field preferred
    • Must have prior experience working in a laboratory setting (academic lab counts)

    Preferred Skills:  

    • Knowledge of analytical method, analytical instruments, general lab practices and lab safety
    • Ability to work independently and in a team
    • Good organizational skills and strong communication skills
    • Experience with Microsoft Excel
    • Reliable transportation

    Montrose Environmental Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age (40 and over), ancestry, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), denial of Family and Medical Care Leave, disability (mental and physical) including HIV and AIDS, marital status, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, military and veteran status, national origin (including language use restrictions), race, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation.


    As permitted by applicable law, employment with Montrose is at-will.


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