QC Lab Assistant (Summer Intern)

About the Position

P.W. Gillibrand is seeking an intern to provide daily support for the Quality Control Laboratory at its specialty sand and gravel surface mine site in Simi Valley. Responsibilities will include sample collection, laboratory testing, calculation and reporting of results.

Specific duties will include:

  • Perform a daily workplace exam of safety hazards and report any problems.
  • Assist with quality control of raw materials and finished products, including but not limited to:
    • Collecting coarse and fine aggregate samples from multiple locations at the plant.
    • Preparation, physical and chemical testing using different methods and lab equipment.
    • Computing and recording test results in lab books and Excel spreadsheets.
  • Assist the Quality Control Manager with other projects, as needed.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and currently enrolled at a local college or university with a major in soil sciences, civil engineering, geology or related studies.
  • Good mathematics skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Must be physically able to lift 50 pounds of material and access all parts of the plant for sample collecting, including climbing six flights of stairs and climbing to the top of sand deposits.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screening test.

Position Hours

Monday-Friday An 8 hour shift between the hours of 8:00 am and 7:00 p.m. We are able to be flexible in establishing the shift in order to work a round rush hour traffic.

Work Demands and Environment

  • Personal protective equipment is required on a regular basis, as needed, including hard hat, hearing protection, eye protection, hard-toed safety shoes or boots, dust mask respirator, protective clothing, gloves and other personal protective equipment.
  • Employee may be exposed to dusty and noisy environments and may be working occasionally in extreme weather conditions including heat, cold, wind and rain.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, safely climb up sand deposits, ladders and up to six flights of stairs, and work on elevated platforms.

About P.W Gillibrand Co.,Inc.

P.W. Gillibrand Company is an industrial sands producer with plants in Simi Valley and San Juan Capistrano, CA. The P.W. Gillibrand companies are committed to being the industrial sand products “Supplier of Choice” in the Southwest. Our sands are primarily used in recreation and building materials and construction projects.

We provide quality products, excellent service, leading technology and added value in meeting and exceeding customer expectations. We provide a safe workplace, respect and protect the environment and act with integrity and care dealing with our employees, customers and community.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you are interested in applying for this position please contact us via one of the following options:

Mail your resume to:
Human Resources
P.W. Gillibrand Co., Inc.
P.O. Box 1019
Simi Valley, CA 93062-1019

Fax or email your resume to:
(805) 522-4031