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Battelle Memorial Institute Technician Trainee / Lab Helper in Norwell, Massachusetts

Battelle delivers when others can’t. We conduct research and development, manage national laboratories, design and manufacture products and deliver critical services for our clients—whether they are a multi-national corporation, a small start-up or a government agency.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.


We are currently seeking a Lab Technician Trainee for our Analytical Chemistry Services Laboratory. This position is located in Norwell, Massachusetts .

Battelle’s Norwell Analytical Chemistry Services Laboratory (ACS) is a nationally recognized environmental laboratory that has specialized in non-routine analyses for government and industry.

We are seeking candidates who display initiative, strong work ethic, ability to work in a collaborative environment and commitment to excellence. Join our Environment Division leading the way in delivering critical services for our environmental clients.


  • Works on routine task-based assignments where limited judgement is required

  • Follows standard, straightforward procedures to support sample custody, packing sample collection kits following protocols, homogenizing environmental samples, and assisting with preparation of environmental samples.

  • Works is closely supervised, and specific direction provided by more experienced staff


  • High School Diploma

  • Good organizational skills.

  • Good record keeping skills.

  • Good interpersonal and communications skills.

  • Entry-level position.

  • Flexibility to work full-time or overtime as project needs.


The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.

Battelle Benefits

Battelle’s benefits program supports employees so they can be at their best at home and at work. It’s a comprehensive package including:

  • A benefits concierge service to help you understand and use your benefits

  • Paid parental leave and family formation support

  • A holistic wellness community and employee assistance program offering physical, mental, financial, legal and family support

COVID-19 Vaccine

In compliance with President Biden’s Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force COVID-19 Workplace Safety: Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors, Battelle requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and continued employment and to provide documentation that they are fully vaccinated. Battelle will provide reasonable accommodations based on a qualified disability or medical condition through the Americans with Disabilities Act or the Rehabilitation Act or for a sincerely held religious belief under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (and related state laws).

Battelle is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact .

Battelle is an equal opportunity employer. We provide employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status veteran or military status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.

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