Crawfordville, Florida

Responsibilities for this Position

Lab Technician, Chem


Job ID: 2022-16858
Type: Full Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Quality Assurance/Safety
St Marks, FL


Responsible for performing standardized testing and analyses of raw materials, in-process samples, and finished products submitted to the control laboratory. Assists in testing by performing routine analysis and computing and tabulating data. Carries out related responsibilities as required.


  • Follows routine procedures and general instructions with minimum supervision in the performance of physical and chemical analysis and asks for help when needed.
  • Able to multi-task by performing several procedures.
  • Perform standard procedures, which involves prolonged periods of standing and/or sitting and repetitive motions.
  • Simultaneously operate laboratory equipment (e.g., hot plates, temperature baths, glassware, balances, sieves, gas and liquid chromatographs, pH meters, spectrometers, computers, fume hoods, etc.).
  • Safely prepares and handles chemical reagents (e.g., caustics, corrosives, and organic solvents) and standard solutions used in analytical work.
  • Tests samples of in-process product to verify conformity to specifications.
  • Transports large quantities of highly flammable gun propellants with proper ergonomic technique.
  • Computes, tabulates, and maintains detailed record of test data.
  • Performs various other assigned routine and non-routine laboratory duties as necessary (e.g., gate training)
  • Must be able to work overtime and shift work as required.


  • 1+ years College Chemistry, Math, Physics or Biology (Ball Powder experience may substitute for part or all the educational requirement).


Crawfordville, Florida

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

Who We Are Looking For 

General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

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At General Dynamics, our employees are the heart of our company. We rely on their dedication to excellence and their intimate knowledge of customer requirements to meet the needs of customers around the globe, day in and day out. Our employees' unique blend of skill, innovation and agility drives our continued success, and we take our responsibility to them seriously. If you are a military veteran or military spouse ready to advance your career, view our available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

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