Preparing test solutions,compounds, and reagents for conducting tests and advising andcoordinating test procedures.
Determiningchemical and physical properties, compositions, structures,relationships, and reactions of organic and inorganiccompounds.
Using chromatography, spectroscopy,and spectrophotometry techniques.
Developing,improving, and customizing products, equipment, formulas,processes, and analytical methods.
Conferringwith scientists and engineers to analyze, interpret, and developtests.
Introducing heat, light, energy, andchemical catalysts to chemical substances to inducereactions.
Writing technical papers andreports, and preparing standards and specifications for processes,tests, and products.
Maintaining laboratoryinstruments, troubleshooting malfunctions, and purchasing newlaboratory supplies.
Evaluating and ensuringcompliance with laboratory safety procedures andstandards.