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Actalent Lab Assistant in Ames, Iowa


  • Lab Assistant


  • $16/hr


  • Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm


  • High School diploma or equivalent

Job Description:

  • Homogenize soil (blend it into a fine powder)

  • Sub sample soil - weigh it out into smaller quantities

  • Weigh soil for moisture and organic matter measurements

  • Clean laboratory sample cups and well plates

  • Use computer software to enter data

  • Maintain and clean various equipment, work areas and work stations

  • Strict adherence and compliance to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

  • Strict adherence and compliance with laboratory safety requirements

  • Perform daily and weekly maintenance tasks on equipment to prevent major failures, as needed

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

    About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.