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Laboratory Assistant

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Job Details
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Company Name
Fortive Corporation
Physical Address

Glenwood, IL 60425
Job Description

LANDAUER emerged in 1954 as the first organization to recognize and address the risks of radiation. More than 65 years later we are a full-service radiation safety provider recognized for our unsurpassed innovation and development of worldwide monitoring standards and technologies. LANDAUER helps organizations achieve their radiation safety goals through innovation. We explore ideas, embrace technology and continually identify new opportunities to provide timely solutions for our clients.

As the radiation industry evolves, we remain committed to improving public health and safety by advancing research, technology, and services related to radiation measurement and medical physics. Proprietary technologies like our digital dosimetry platform and leading optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) technology for measuring radiation exposure are setting the standard of radiation safety. Everything we do is focused on providing peace of mind to organizations and individuals with exposure to ionizing radiation.

We are committed to understanding common challenges in keeping people safe, complying with regulations, and managing information requirements. Today we work closely with thousands of companies to understand their challenges. Our goal is to help develop best practices in risk mitigation and guide the development of occupational and public health and safety regulations.

The Analytical Laboratory Department has an opening on 2nd shift. Additional time might be required to be worked during busy periods.


+ Reviews generated analytical data before assignment of official doses or analytical results.

+ Collects documentation, performs evaluations, and corrects anomalies in laboratory activities and implements preventative measures to eliminate reoccurrence of incidents.

+ Conducts surveillance of operational aspects and associated work activities of laboratory operations personnel and implements corrective actions as defined.

+ Must be able to read, write, and comprehend applicable written and/or oral instructions.

+ Required to maintain neat, accurate and complete records and files.

+ Must be able to work overtime as needed.

+ Must be physically fit to perform the above job functions.

+ Must be familiar with and have a working knowledge of analytical equipment.

+ Must be able to utilize known quantities to calibrate equipment as assigned.

+ Must be able to work under little supervision.

+ Must be able to perform basic statistical calculations (average and standard deviation) and convert data to appropriate units.

+ Must have computer knowledge and experience with various software programs (e.g., word processing and spreadsheets).

+ Very good communication skills

+ Must have successfully passed comprehensive written examinations and safety training as required.

+ Must have some mechanical aptitude and be a quick learner.

+ High school diploma and six hours of college level mathematics, chemistry, physics, or biology related courses.

+ B.S. Degree in an Engineering Discipline-preferred

Fortive is a provider of essential technologies for connected workflow solutions across a range of attractive end-markets. The company holds leading positions in intelligent operating solutions, precision technologies, and advanced healthcare solutions. Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more than 17,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 50 countries around the world. With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our company’s operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more information please visit:

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Fluke Corporation is the world leader in the manufacture, distribution and service of electronic test tools and software. We are a dynamic market leader with sound financial health. The Fluke brand has a reputation for portability, ruggedness, safety, ease of use and rigid standards of quality. A wholly owned subsidiary of Fortive Corporation (, Fluke is a multi-national corporation headquartered in the greater Seattle area. We offer an entrepreneurial environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused, and growth-oriented. It is driven by the phenomenally successful Fortive Business System. Working at Fluke gives you access to a robust career development process and challenging, “stretch” opportunities.

“The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Fortive Corporation. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as a Fortive Company. Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available at: Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1-866-272-5573 or e-mail to request accommodation."

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