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JOB TITLE: Laboratory Technician

LOCATION:  National Works Agency, Kingston

DESCRIPTION: Provide legal advice to various Directorates and Departments of the Agency; Conclude contracts and general land acquisition and alt other matters relating to the function of the Agency; Perform tests on soil and other engineering material using required standard test methods; Calibrate all assigned testing equipment assigned, maintain in good working condition and reporting defective equipment; Maintain files/reports on assigned jobs including proper labeling and handling of samples; Prepare graphs and sketches relative to various tests performed both in the field and laboratory; Conduct various tests on roads under construction; Maintain general cleanliness of the laboratory including storage and disposal of samples, washing and cleaning of equipment and accessories etc.; Monitor and maintain adequate supplies of material, chemicals

QUALIFICATIONS: Passes in four (4) subjects at Ordinary level including Mathematics, English Language and preferably a technical subject i.e. Physics, Chemistry or Geography; Certificate in soil/material testing or equivalent; Specialized training in lab testing techniques; Specialized training in field testing of material and soil would be an asset; Tertiary certification would be an asset; Team Player; Competence in computer applications; Flexibility; Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms; Good Human Relations Skills; Analytical skills

CONTACT INFORMATION: Manager, Personnel and Industrial Relations, National Works Agency, 140 Maxfield Avenue, Kingston 10; Email:  [email protected]


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