Laboratory Sample Carrier

Collect samples of products or raw materials for laboratory analysis.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Laboratory Sample Carriers do?

Collects samples of products or raw materials for laboratory analysis, performing any combination of following tasks: Turns valves or dips sample container to transfer liquid samples from pipeline, processing equipment, tanks, or other vessels to test tubes, bottles, or buckets. Transfers dry samples, such as ore, grain, crystals, powder, or granular material to containers, using shovel, hand scoop, sample stick, or handtool. Labels sample containers with identifying data, location of sample, and time collected. Delivers samples to laboratory for analysis. Cleans sample containers, using specified cleaning agents and brushes or scrapers. Gathers samples at specified locations, stages of processing, and time interval. May collect samples of radioactive waste, following prescribed safety procedures, and be designated Sampler, Radioactive Waste.

Should I be a Laboratory Sample Carrier?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Laboratory Sampler, Sample Carrier, Storage Laborer

    How to Become a
    Laboratory Sample Carrier

    Most Laboratory Sample Carriers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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