Laboratory Technician in Birmingham

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Birmingham, Alabama View on Map
  • Apply Before : February 14, 2023

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Laboratory Technician, Apply WSP jobs Birmingham Alabama. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below,


Position : Laboratory Technician

Work location : Birmingham, Alabama

Job Type: Full-time

Job id : 8154

Who We Are
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
Our Business
We are a global leader in environmental consulting – made stronger with the recent acquisition of Golder – with world-class expertise in environmental, social and governance (ESG), climate resiliency & sustainability (CRS), and earth sciences. Combined we have over 14,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change. 
As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from across the globe.
This Opportunity
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Laboratory Technician for our Birmingham, AL office. This role is responsible for all aspects of work in the laboratory and will work closely with the Controls Operators and Engineering Team to conduct required sampling and testing at our client site located in Parrish, AL. Compliance to our Quality Management Plan and associated Inspection and Testing Plan is of critical importance in this position.
Your Impact

Collect, label, sort, handle, and/or test samples (Index testing e.g., Moisture content, particle size distribution, specific gravity, pH)
Conduct basic lab test independently or under some supervision 
Maintain detailed lab notes and ensure appropriate filing is completed 
Complete required work tasks, while adhering to current industry standards and regulatory requirements 
Basic application and understanding of results is required to ensure the quality and accuracy of the end product 
Record test data, file and manage all project related laboratory notes, including some data entry and assistance with report preparation 
Ensure proper care, handling, storage and disposal of samples, products and chemicals in accordance with laboratory and industry control and practices 
Responsible for the use, care and calibration of laboratory equipment, consisting of: 
Ovens, sieve shaker, laser particle size analyzer, hydrometer, vacuum pumps, Marcy scale, vicat apparatus, slump kits, scales laboratory software, various small power tools 
Identify and report potential and existing site hazards, incidents, potential Fatal Risk Controls, and potential Serious Injury or Fatality (pSIF) 
Complete general laboratory cleaning and maintenance, as required 
Lifting, moving, and carrying up to 60 lbs. may be required 
May encounter periods of working in variable temperatures and conditions 
Required to work non-standard hours: 12-hour rotational shift work 6pm-6am; Schedule consists of 7-days a week, two weeks on followed by two weeks off.   

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

High School Diploma 
Ability to work independently 
Minimum five years of relevant work experience 
Basic Microsoft Excel and understanding of database software  
Communication skills 

Preferred Qualifications

Technical diploma or degree in related discipline   
Report writing skills #LI-AW2

Additional Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

Travel Required: N/A – No travel required
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
All locations: US-AL-Birmingham

About WSP
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.
WSP provides a flexible, agile and hybrid workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?
WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


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