Laboratory Technician - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

Great Lakes
United States

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first.  At ManTech International Corporation, you’ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Lab Technician at the Naval Drug Screen Laboratory in Great Lakes, IL.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Tasks include evaluation of material and specimen submissions received from supported sites (with subject PII removed) for acceptability and preparation for forensic testing.

Basic Qualifications:

Ability to perform all tasks required for accessioning of forensic specimens for analysis in support of drugs of abuse testing.   

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a clinical lab setting. 
  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Science. 
  • Experience with immunochemistry analyzers for analysis of forensic specimens in support of drugs of abuse testing. 

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • US Citizenship
  • Secret Clearance Preferred (might be able to get processed for an interim secret clearance to start)

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to walk and move about a warehouse environment for up to 90% of the time.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Must be able to constantly operate computers and other IT environment systems such as IT machinery, modules, etc.
  • Must be able to operate a motorized and non-motorized pallet jack under a load of up to 2,000lbs
  • Must be able to operate a customer provided full sized non-commercial vehicle.
  • The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers, management, and customers, which may involve delivering briefings. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
  • The person in this position must be able to detect, identify, observe, and assess written communications; logistic orders; and manuals
  • Must be able to work both in an indoor and outdoor environment subject to inclement weather.
  • Must be able to work in an environment that may be subjected to loud noise. (Hearing protection provided as applicable).

For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.

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