Montrose Environmental Group, Inc.

  • Laboratory Technician I (Aquatic Toxicology)

    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/20/2018 3:08 PM)
    # of Openings
    Environmental Laboratory
  • Responsibilities

    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.


    Enthalpy Analytical, is part of the larger organization, Montrose Environmental Group, is comprised of over 8 laboratories servicing air, water, soil and tobacco testing.  Regulations drive the need for our services, but our unique capabilities allow us to add value 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.  


    Nautilus Environmental, an Enthalpy Analytical company, is currently seeking a full-time Laboratory Technician to join our San Diego team of aquatic toxicologists. Nautilus is a consulting laboratory focused on the analysis, integration, interpretation, validation and application of high quality toxicity data. This position may require some overtime, weekend work, and holiday scheduling.  Compensation will be commensurate with experience. 


    The primary responsibilities for this position include:

    • Performing aquatic toxicity testing on water, sediment, and other matrices
    • Maintaining test organism cultures
    • General lab maintenance activities
    • Microscopy
    • Data entry
    • Statistical analysis


    • Bachelor’s degree in Marine or Aquatic Biology, Environmental Studies, Environmental Toxicology or related field is required.
    • Coursework and a strong background in chemistry are desirable.
    • Previous experience in a laboratory setting and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel are preferred, but not required. On the job training will be provided; however, successful applicants are knowledgeable with regards to basic information regarding animal care and husbandry, water quality parameters and characteristics, and principles of aquatic research and laboratory testing.
    • Key personal qualifications for this position include good interpersonal and communication skills, reliability, attention to detail, flexibility in schedule, the ability to follow written and verbal directions, and the ability to work both independently and within a team setting.
    • A positive attitude is an absolute necessity

    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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