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Lab Tech

Fargo, ND, USA

Job Type

Full Time



Salary Range

$38k+ Dependent on Experience and Qualifications

About the Company

Elinor Coatings creates solutions for corrosion, degradation, and fouling through research in surface protection. We value environmental sustainability and conservation and diversity in backgrounds, experiences, and personalities.

About the Role

This role will join a team of researchers to complete essential tasks such as assisting in sample preparation, conducting experiments, and maintaining laboratory equipment specific to the coatings industry.


  • Ensure that all safety guidelines are followed at all times while maintaining a clean and orderly environment.

  • Maintain and update laboratory inventory, including receiving, organizing, and storing all chemicals substances according to safety instructions.

  • Perform sample preparation for coatings application.

  • Assist with laboratory testing and evaluation of coated samples including weathering, photography, and sample processing.

  • Calibrate instruments as needed.

  • Execute laboratory testing according to standard procedures as needed.

  • Additional Duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED required, college chemistry preferred

  • Experience in a hands-on, mechanical role

  • Previous experience in a scientific lab preferred

  • Ok with repetitive, scheduled work

  • Ability to take direction

  • Ability to maintain and fix equipment

  • Works well with coworkers

  • Computer literate with programs such as word, excel, etc.

  • Organizational skills and ability to prioritize

  • Good communication skills


Includes competitive salary, 401k match, 100% paid employee healthcare, vision, dental, disability and life insurance plus voluntary HSA, Employee Counseling, and Legal Assistance. Starting PTO is 16 days annually, 14 paid holidays, 12 sick days.

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