International School of Latvia is looking for a full time Laboratory Technician and Design Technology Preparatory Assistant.
• Create and maintain accurate inventories of the chemicals, science and Design Tech equipment.
• Maintain safe storage of all hazardous chemicals and equipment.
• Ensure that science and design technology (DT) equipment is in good working order.
• Regularly checking safety equipment to ensure in good working order and accessibility during lessons (e.g. eye wash, fire extinguisher, blade protectors).
• Establish and maintain a protocol for regular review and checking of all potential safety hazards.
• Establish and maintain a protocol for regular review and checking of all tools and equipment.
• Ensure that ISL science and DT facilities are meeting the required standard for safety regulations of all governing bodies.
• Prepare chemicals, materials and equipment for lab and practical work for classes as requested by teachers.
• Test all equipment, chemical reactions, titrations, etc before they are given to teachers to use in a classroom setting.
• Clean and store all materials and equipment after use by classes.
• Support teachers during lessons as needed to facilitate safe and meaningful practical work.
• Ensure all digital and electronic equipment gets regular maintenance to maximize the working life of school resources.
• Prepare and maintain ‘stock’ concentrations of commonly used solutions.
• Coordinate with the facilities team to create and maintain safe practices.
• Use various saws and tools to prepare wood and other materials for use in DT.
• Create and maintain an inventory of materials, tools, and equipment for the science and DT labs.
• Establish relationships with local suppliers and complete purchase orders for locally sourced materials and equipment as needed.
• Proficient English Skills.
• Genuine desire to work in a school environment.
• Team player able to take initiative and be self-directed when necessary.
• Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work flow.
• Experience with or desire to learn about school safety with chemicals and power tools.
Preference will be given to candidates with science background and/or previous experience as lab technician.
Monthly salary from EUR 1125 gross.
If you are interested in this job offer, please press "Apply now" ("Pieteikties").