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At WRI, you’ll find an environment where career achievement is paired with the best of Rocky Mountain living. Laramie is a relaxed college town with unmatched access to some of the most beautiful landscapes in the West. 

Senior/Lead Technician — Western Research Institute is seeking a motivated and skilled individual with good laboratory aptitude and flexibility in working hours to assist in the support of pilot plant research to develop a heavy oil upgrading technology.

Position will entail analyses of hydrocarbon samples collected from the pilot plant using ASTM standard procedures and in-house developed methods.  Skills with both instrumental and wet chemical procedures are desirable.  The employee will be required to conduct the analysis of samples, record the result, report the results to the professional staff, and maintain a clean and safe laboratory environment.  Shift work will be required.  A two-year associate degree from a post-secondary education institution in a physical or biological sciences discipline and one or more years of experience demonstrating laboratory skills or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is necessary.  Basic computer skill including familiarity with spreadsheet and word processing software is desirable.  A valid Wyoming driver’s license is necessary.

Please submit resume and WRI application by July 21, 2017 to Human Resource Manager, Western Research Institute, 3474 N. 3rd Street, Laramie, WY  82072. Late and incomplete applications will not be considered.

WRI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Contact :
Candace G. Sheaffer
Human Resources Manager

(307) 721-2222
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