Canal Barge Company, Inc.

Chemist Assistant (Intern)


Job Description

Canal Analytical & Environmental Services currently has an opening for a part-time Chemist Assistant working out of our laboratory in Channahon, IL. The Chemist Assistant will support the day-to-day operations of the laboratory to fulfill analytical testing requirements consistent with quality protocols. Looking for an interesting and fun part-time opportunity? Read on:


What you will be doing:

  • Conduct testing to meet quality and workload requirements
  • Comply with CTC HSSE policies and procedures
  • Collect environmental samples and other samples as needed. Decant or dispose of expired samples under the direction of laboratory staff.
  • Perform administrative duties including sample logging, data entry, filing, sample maintance and housekeeping
  • Assist laboratory staff in the performance of routine testing and sampling.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Who we are looking for:

  • Intern or college student pursuing a degree in the Sciences with course work such as analytical chemistry, physical chemistry, instrumental analysis.
  • Must be a team player
  • Must possess good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must be a quick learner and attentive to details
  • Must be able to follow directions and carry out assigned tasks
  • Physical requirements for the job include standing for long periods of time, carrying and transferring products. Individual will work outdoors in potentially inclement weather andat places with unusual terrain.
  • Must be able to lift between 10-50 pounds

All applications must be able to work roughly 20 hours a week. Canal Analytical & Environmental Services is flexible on hours and days per school schedules.

Company Information

We are Canal Analytical & Environmental Services, the Laboratory Services Division of Canal Barge Company. We offer analytical testing for the petrochemical, petroleum, marine, biofuels, and agricultural industries in the Chicagoland area. Opportunity is knocking for you as we continue to grow our staff with dependable & driven people who are anxious to get involved and feel a sense of purpose with their work.


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