Lab Technician

City:  Newark
State:  CA
Country/Region:  US

Building excellence through our people, meaningful relationships and superior quality since 1972, PABCO® Building Products, LLC, manufactures gypsum wallboard products, paper and asphalt roofing shingles for the building industry.  We have the product to serve your needs.


Who are we?


PABCO® Gypsum, a division of PABCO® Building Products LLC, has provided quality gypsum board products and service for over 35 years.  PABCO® Gypsum supplies a complete line of gypsum products for commercial and residential construction.

Here at our Newark location, we make Gypsum Wallboard. Your job as a Lab Technician is responsible for testing raw and finished materials to verify they meet PABCO’s specifications.


Why you want to work for us!


  • Competitive Wages & Salaries
  • On the Job Training
  • Work Shoes Reimbursement
  • Promotional Opportunities
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Profit Sharing & 401(k)
  • Life Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vacation & Sick Leave
  • Family Owned Compassionate Workplace


What’s the work Schedule?


Typically, 6 am – 2:30 pm with weekend scheduling. Flexibility required for Overtime and Weekend Shifts.


What’s the Job?


  • Inspects products for defects.
  • Reviews previous shift’s analysis for irregularities.
  • Performs tests on products.
  • Reports test results to Supervisor.
  • Decides whether product is satisfactory to sell or must be scrapped.
  • Advises supervisor and maintenance to adjust machinery when needed.
  • Identifies and corrects problems and communicates to the Manager.
  • Orders all lab supplies and production supplies related to testing.
  • Performs analysis on products of complaints received.
  • Reviews all plant production paperwork.
  • Responsible for all computer lab software and hard files.
  • Calibrates all laboratory equipment.
  • Fills out and files paperwork daily.
  • Operates computer, calculator, microscope, scales and any other laboratory equipment required to perform duties.
  • Maintains excellent attendance and punctuality.
  • Maintains work area according to plant standard for safety, efficiency, and cleanliness.
  • Abides by all safety rules set forth by company and government regulatory agencies and ensure that hazardous conditions are reported and corrected.
  • All other tasks and/or responsibilities as assigned.


You and your experience:


  • Some college education with lab experience
  • Regular attendance is required
  • Ability to collect, input and interpret data information
  • Required to operate a computer plus related software, including Excel, Outlook, Word, etc.


What puts you ahead:


  • Chemistry Lab experience
  • Manufacturing experience


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual's race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.





 PABCO offers an excellent benefits and compensation package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), profit sharing retirement plan and wellness programs.  We are an equal opportunity employer and promote a drug free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland