Lab Technician - Soil/Water

Job Overview

FRS Recruitment is partnering with a leading Agribusiness in Ireland and inviting applications for the role of Laboratory Technician with an understanding of soil and water testing parameters. This is a full-time perm role and would suit candidates residing in the counties of Longford, Cavan & Westmeath.

Salary: 28 - 40k DOE


  • Responsible for setting up and establishing our client's new laboratory
  • Complete all appropriate training through SOPs and safety risk assessments
  • Ensure laboratory equipment is cleaned, calibrated, and maintained appropriately
  • Perform soil sampling tests such as lime requirement, pH and trace nutrients
  • Provide advice and recommendations to customers based on soil & water analysis
  • Provide water sampling tests such as pH, BOD, Conductivity etc.
  • Communicate with team members and other functions to ensure all laboratory activities are coordinated

Candidate Profile

  • Must have a recognized science (environmental/agriculture) qualification or a minimum 3-year relevant experience
  • A farming background is preferred but not essential
  • Have a keen interest in soil science and water testing
  • Excellent computer skills and familiarity with lab techniques, buffer preparation and calibration of equipment

To Apply

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Sector: Agriculture, Lab, Soil, Water, Testing

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