Thielsch Engineering

Laboratory Technician 2nd Shift

Job Locations US-RI-Cranston
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Who We Are

Thielsch Engineering, Inc. is a professional engineering firm that provides a complete range of consulting, design, and energy services to customers throughout the United States and internationally. Our multi-disciplined engineering and technical staff specialize in failure analysis, engineering design, process optimization, and condition assessment.  Our work demonstrates how creative collaboration can produce outstanding results for our clients and our communities.


Our Culture

At Thielsch, our customers come from all walks of life -- and so do our employees!  We hire amazing people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. We can confidently state that we are successful as a direct result of our diversity.

From day one and throughout your career with us, you’ll find a workplace with a culture with expansive personal & professional development opportunities, cutting edge technology, a place where relationships are valued, and work/life balance is always a priority.

We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within our walls and out in our communities. We strive to be a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other applicable federal or state-protected classification.


As a Laboratory Technician, you will perform basic sample and standard preparations, and simple analyses, and/or sample custodial duties. This position is full time, M-F, 2nd shift and will be based out of Cranston, RI location. This position is entry level. The position will:

  • Follow laboratory standard operating procedures (SOPs) in the receipt and handling of sample
  • Preparation of samples, solutions and/or reagents, and bottle preparation.
  • Perform simple analyses or instrument utilization to provide data that will not be directly reported to a client.
  • Perform sample custodial duties including sample inventory upon receipt, sample storage, and sample disposal.
  • Assists chemists and other technicians as needed.
  • Participates in the management of hazardous waste 
  • Perform all responsibilities in a safe and responsible manner 
  • Maintains a safe and healthy work environment 
  • Works and communicates with personnel of own and other departments to develop a team approach 
  • Continually aware of and meets holding time/commitments required by external and internal clients
  • Perform other duties as needed or assigned, including, but not limited to, clerical duties to support the team

Position Type:

  • This is a full-time position. 2nd shift hours, 2:00pm-10:00pm
  • The average work week is 40-45 hours depending on business needs


  • High School Diploma
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Exceptional attentiveness to detail, with ability to learn and understand technical terms 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to work with chemical and solvents 
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, work effectively with high volumes, meet short deadlines, and take direction.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to identify problems and recommend solutions

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive wages
  • Health Care - United HealthCare, Delta Dental and Vision Service Plan
  • Paid holidays and Paid Time off (PTO)
  • Employer-paid Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Employer-paid Life and AD&D insurance; access to short and long-term disability insurance.
  • Tuition reimbursement, Professional development and more! 


Thielsch Engineering, Inc. is an E-Verify participant and will conduct background investigations and pre-employment screening of candidates for employment Pre-employment activities will be conducted on qualified applicants after acceptance of a job offer. 


Thielsch Engineering, Inc. is an employee-owned company and an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.  


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