Thielsch Engineering

Laboratory Courier

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


ESS Laboratory is seeking a Laboratory Courier/ Driver will be responsible to provide transportation of customers’ samples to the Laboratory in a safe and timely manager. The Courier will deliver bottle orders to customers as needed. Will travel to multiple locations per day and handle pre-login request. Must be able to use tablet or iPhone to take photos and upload chain on custody agreement. This position is full time, Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Position will be based in our Cranston, RI location.



  • Candidate will transport customer samples to laboratory in a safe and timely manner.
  • Maintains records and supplies necessary for the efficient, timely, accurate, and cost-effective receipt of packages, coolers, supplies, and equipment, processes customer requests for cooler kits and sample containers in a timely, cost effective manner.
  • Cleans and stores coolers, establishes and maintains a supportive relationship with customer that will ensure future opportunities for projects.
  • Follows through on issues/questions to facilitate this relationship.
  • Maintains client directions/locations information, ensure that the company vehicle is in proper working order.
  • Ensure that the scheduled maintenance is completed in a timely manner.
  • Actively maintains a safe and healthy working environment that is in compliance with the requirements of ESS Laboratory’s Health Safety Program (and any additional requirements demanded by local law/regulation).
  • Maintains stock of general supplies to include, but not limited to, safety gloves, bottles, coolers, custody seals, labels, COCs, packing materials, etc.
  • Conducts assigned tasks in a quality, cost efficient and productive manner and performs other duties as needed or assigned




  • Work is performed primarily traveling in a vehicle to and from client sites to the laboratory.
  • Subject to outdoor environment including adverse conditions such as rain, snow and extreme hot and cold.



  • May Lift up to 50 pounds of force occasionally
  • Lift 10 - 20 pounds of force frequently
  • Standing, stooping, bending, reaching, walking, climbing stairs
  • Must be highly mobile; ability to constantly enter and exit automobile.
  • Sits and drives constantly.



This is a full-time position. Must be reliable and able to work a flexible schedule including overtime and holidays in order to meet customer and laboratory needs.


TRAVEL: This position requires about 90% travel to and from the Laboratory to client sites



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Reliable and have Attention to detail and accuracy in paperwork



  • Courier experience is helpful, but not required.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Health Care - United HealthCare, Delta Dental and Vision Service Plan
  • Paid holidays & 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 and more! 



Who We Are

The RISE Group is an employee-owned, 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 RISE, 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 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 workplace and in our communities. 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.



The RISE Group 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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