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Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians hourly rate: $25,22

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What is the job of the Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians

All life, physical, and social science technicians not listed separately.

Key tasks of the Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians

  • Conduct routine and non-routine analyses of in-process materials, raw materials, environmental samples, finished goods, or stability samples.

  • Interpret test results, compare them to established specifications and control limits, and make recommendations on appropriateness of data for release.
  • Calibrate, validate, or maintain laboratory equipment.
  • Ensure that lab cleanliness and safety standards are maintained.
  • Perform visual inspections of finished products.
  • Complete documentation needed to support testing procedures, including data capture forms, equipment logbooks, or inventory forms.
  • Compile laboratory test data and perform appropriate analyses.
  • Identify and troubleshoot equipment problems.
  • Write technical reports or documentation, such as deviation reports, testing protocols, and trend analyses.
  • Investigate or report questionable test results.
  • Monitor testing procedures to ensure that all tests are performed according to established item specifications, standard test methods, or protocols.
  • Identify quality problems and recommend solutions.
  • Participate in out-of-specification and failure investigations and recommend corrective actions.
  • Receive and inspect raw materials.
  • Train other analysts to perform laboratory procedures and assays.
  • Supply quality control data necessary for regulatory submissions.
  • Serve as a technical liaison between quality control and other departments, vendors, or contractors.
  • Write or revise standard quality control operating procedures.
  • Participate in internal assessments and audits as required.
  • Perform validations or transfers of analytical methods in accordance with applicable policies or guidelines.
  • Evaluate analytical methods and procedures to determine how they might be improved.
  • Collect geospatial data, using technologies such as aerial photography, light and radio wave detection systems, digital satellites, or thermal energy systems.
  • Verify integrity and accuracy of data contained in remote sensing image analysis systems.
  • Integrate remotely sensed data with other geospatial data.
  • Consult with remote sensing scientists, surveyors, cartographers, or engineers to determine project needs.
  • Adjust remotely sensed images for optimum presentation by using software to select image displays, define image set categories, or choose processing routines.
  • Manipulate raw data to enhance interpretation, either on the ground or during remote sensing flights.
  • Merge scanned images or build photo mosaics of large areas, using image processing software.
  • Participate in the planning or development of mapping projects.
  • Prepare documentation or presentations, including charts, photos, or graphs.

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What other tasks a Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians may have

  • Prepare or review required method transfer documentation including technical transfer protocols or reports.

  • Review data from contract laboratories to ensure accuracy and regulatory compliance.
  • Develop and qualify new testing methods.
  • Coordinate testing with contract laboratories and vendors.
  • Evaluate new technologies and methods to make recommendations regarding their use.
  • Correct raw data for errors due to factors such as skew or atmospheric variation.
  • Calibrate data collection equipment.
  • Develop or maintain geospatial information databases.
  • Monitor raw data quality during collection, and make equipment corrections as necessary.
  • Maintain records of survey data.
  • Operate airborne remote sensing equipment, such as survey cameras, sensors, or scanners.
  • Evaluate remote sensing project requirements to determine the types of equipment or computer software necessary to meet project requirements, such as specific image types or output resolutions.
  • Collect verification data on the ground, using equipment such as global positioning receivers, digital cameras, or notebook computers.
  • Document methods used and write technical reports containing information collected.
  • Develop specialized computer software routines to customize and integrate image analysis.

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Top reasons to use time tracking for Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians

Organize your paperwork and comply with legal requirements

Use Monitask for complete control over your employees' working hours and get information about the hours worked in the form of convenient reports.
Demonstrating the total number of hours spent each year helps support your business and increases transparency with your customers.

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Proper time calculations will ensure that you have supporting documents and data to show when you apply for investments or search for new strategic partners.

Save on payroll and identify bottlenecks

Review daily timesheets and productivity scores to identify bottlenecks and ways to improve your operations quickly.
Implementing the correct time-tracking solution always results in reduced payroll costs for part-time and full-time employees, and companies can get more things done for each dollar they invest in their recruitment efforts.

Improve staffing and scheduling

Scheduling takes the guesswork out of the project's management.
By reviewing scheduling reports, managers can quickly identify efforts and estimated the workforce needed to complete the projects on time.

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