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Asbestos Analyst - Eurofins Built Environment - Phoenix, AZ

Job Description

The Analyst performs analysis of bulk and air samples using PLM and PCM for asbestos according to scientific methodology in compliance with company Quality Assurance programs and SOP’s, and must be knowledgeable of both job-specific routine and complex analyses. The analyst validates and reviews data for accuracy, and uploads laboratory data into the LIMS that ultimately generates required reports to clients. Schedules sample workload according to due dates and sample hold times, and must be knowledgeable of the job-specific laboratory testing equipment, requiring the exercise of discretion and judgment in its operation.


  1. Prepare and analyze bulk and air samples for asbestos using PLM and PCM.
  2. Accurately enters and reports analytical data using the LIMS
  3. Performs independent data reviews for other analysts’ work
  4. Performs analysis of reference materials, proficiency samples and other quality control samples as needed
  5. Maintains client service and provides technical support as needed
  6. Assists the QA manager in development, implementation and data collection of QA processes for the different analytical tests
  7. Performs confirmation of lab results as needed by client services personnel
  8. Performs and completes all analytical testing QA related tasks as needed
  9. Assists in pursuing, receiving and maintaining necessary laboratory accreditations
  10. Maintains and updates all necessary Training and QA documents onsite as necessary
  11. Co-ordinates and manages projects according to their rush status and due time for timely delivery
  12. Assists co-workers on analytical questions, as necessary
  13. Participates in Lean initiatives and projects when called upon
  14. Follows company policies and procedures and ensures that coworkers are doing the same

Secondary Duties

  1. Recommends and coordinates sample transfer as necessary
  2. Establishes and maintains asbestos laboratory reference samples
  3. Performs root cause analysis and determines and implements corrective actions for errors and issues as necessary
  4. Maintains all equipment properly and co-ordinates servicing of all equipment used in the laboratory, as needed
  5. Routinely communicates available capacity to Laboratory Manager
  6. Supports other departments within the lab (mycology, and other) when appropriate and as needed
  7. Manages and disposes analyzed samples as needed
  8. Trains new asbestos analysts as needed
  9. Other responsibilities as deemed necessary by the Supervisor/Manager



  • Bachelor’s degree in geology, biology or a closely related science. REQUIRED
  • 1 – 2+ years experience performing asbestos PLM microscopy - PREFERRED

Additional Information

The position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed.  Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Phoenix, AZ are encouraged to apply.

Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins laboratories work with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic, and labelling is accurate.
Eurofins is dedicated to delivering testing services that contribute to the health and safety of society and the planet, and to its corporate responsibility to protect the environment and ensure diversity, equity, and inclusion across the entire network of Eurofins companies.

What we Offer:

  • Excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays

We support your development! Do you feel you don’t match 100% of the requirements? Don’t hesitate to apply anyway! Eurofins companies are committed to supporting your career development.

We embrace diversity! Eurofins network of companies believe in strength and innovation through diversity, being an Equal Opportunity Employer. We prohibit discrimination against employees or applications based on gender identity and/or expression, race, nationality, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, and everything else that makes employees of Eurofins companies unique.

Sustainability matters to us! We are well on our way to achieving our objective of carbon neutrality by 2025, through a combination of emission reduction and compensation initiatives. We encourage our laboratory leaders to make sustainable changes at their local level, and in addition to their initiatives we also count on our dedicated carbon reduction team to help us to achieve this goal!

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.
Eurofins Environment Testing Businesses in the US are routinely engaged in Federal Contracts. Federal Government vaccination mandates may apply to staff working in these businesses. Successful applicants may be required to confirm vaccination status or demonstrate eligibility for medical or religious exemptions prior to commencing employment.  In addition, certain positions require travel for which vaccination is required in accordance with Eurofins policy.