Department of Chemistry



Laboratory Technician - E. A. Fischione Instruments, Inc.

Laboratory Technician
E.A. Fischione Instruments, Inc. - Export, PA

For more than 50 years, E. A. Fischione Instruments, Inc. has been providing advanced microscopy and nanotechnology applications to the scientific community in the United States and worldwide in over 40 countries on six continents. Located in Export, PA, Fischione Instruments continues to expand its product offerings and was recently recognized by Pittsburgh Business Times as one of the area’s fastest growing companies.

At Fischione Instruments, technology is our product, but our success is achieved through people. We are currently seeking a highly dedicated, career-minded individual to join our team as a Laboratory Technician.

In the role of Laboratory Technician, you will be responsible for performing specimen preparation services and tracking specimens by maintaining the appropriate historical information for quick and accurate identification. The incumbent will make accurate measurements using micrometers, calipers, and semi-automatic measurement devices and operate sample preparation instruments including, but not limited to, precision saws, disk cutters, dimpling grinders, ion mills, and plasma-generating systems. In addition, the incumbent will maintain a Class 7 clean room.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of two years of experience in a related position and proficiency with light optical microscopes. Experience with SEM and/or TEM is a plus. The focus of this job is on producing high quality, detailed work based on established standards, guidelines and procedures. Precise, consistent work output is essential requiring patience and a willingness to handle and complete one task at a time. This position is a valued individual contributor in our organization who will work closely with life and physical scientists. We are seeking candidates who regard themselves as a superior contributor and enjoy being recognized as a true professional and specialist.

If you possess the experience and competencies to be successful in this position, along with an associate’s degree from an accredited technical school, or a bachelor’s degree in Materials Science, Physics, Engineering, Biology, or a related subject, then we would like to meet you. Please forward your resume and cover letter for immediate consideration.