Laboratory Technician


Position Summary

Test, calibrate, operate and repair pumps in accordance with mill-spec requirements and customer requests.


Reports to: Final Processes Manager

Supervises: N/A

Works with: All Departments

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plans sequence of testing and calibration for pumps according to blueprints, technical manuals and other specifications.
  • Set up test equipment and conducts tests on performance and reliability of pumps.
  • Accomplish performance, vibration, balancing and noise level tests as required by specifications and properly record all data.
  • Analyze and converts test data, using mathematical formulas, and reports results and proposed modifications.
  • Disassembles and reassembles pumps using hand tools and inspects equipment for defects.
  • Performs preventative and corrective maintenance of test apparatus and equipment.
  • Host witness testing.
  • Perform all other duties assigned.

Essential Skills:

  • Ability to read blueprints.
  • Experience with inspection, measuring, and test equipment.
  • Knowledge of test procedures and standards.
  • Knowledge of ISO 2015 procedures.
  • Ability to communicate technical information effectively.
  • Knowledge of basic algebra and statistics.
  • Proficient personal computer skills including email and Microsoft Office package.
  • Ability to drive a fork truck.

Background Requisites

Education/Work Experience:  Associates Degree or equivalent from a two year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical/Environmental Conditions

Indoor office/shop environment.

Physical Abilities:

Moderate physical activity performing somewhat strenuous daily activities of a primarily technical nature.

  • Position requires the individual to be on their feet standing, walking and carrying items 2/3 of the time.
  • Must be able to occasionally lift or move up to 50lbs.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, work with fingers, and perceive attributes of objects and materials.

Successful completion of a job-specific post-offer/pre-employment criminal background check, drug screen and physical required.

Carver Pump Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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In All Positions: Carver Pump follows the principles of Lean Manufacturing, which has transformed the company into an ever improving and exciting place to work. If you are goal oriented, desire a rewarding career and want to work for a challenging company, please forward your resume to: 

Carver Pump Company
Attn: Human Resources
2415 Park Avenue
Muscatine , IA 52761
Phone: (563)263-3410
Fax: (563) 262-0501

Successful completion of a job-specific post-offer/pre-employment criminal background check, drug screen and physical required.

Equal Opportunity Employer