Laboratory Engineer Full-time Job

1 day ago   Engineering   Abu Dhabi   40 views Reference: 36101
Job Details

The Lab Engineer provides high quality support to the University Research 2D materials labs, related to the day-to-day operations. This includes equipment management, maintenance of equipment and research facilities, training of staff, offering expert advice on analytical techniques, ensuring measurement reliability and precision, following standard reporting and documentation procedure, and compliance with the University's Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) regulations on the use of equipment and materials. To ensure high level research services for users, the Lab Engineer should support and endorse a culture of continuous improvement.

Laboratory Safety

Design and implement metrics and procedures to ensure compliance with all aspects of Khalifa University Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) guidelines and policies.

Assess and report safety hazards associated with maintenance and use of equipment.

Ensure the safe and effective operation of laboratory equipment and activities following the latest standards and procedures.

Participate in drafting of risk assessments.

Take immediate action on safety concerns and improvement recommendations.

Laboratory Management

Ensure that written SOPs and other operational technical protocols and procedures are made available to all users and supervise their compliance.

Contribute to laboratory goals for quality, efficiency, and waste reduction.

Prepare daily operational log sheets, identify and analyze repetitive equipment failures and establish replacement programs as necessary.

Create and maintain the inventory of all equipment, consumables and chemicals.


Support the implementation of scheduled work plans by faculty members and research leaders.

Draw and implement certification and assurance test plans, procedures, and test reports.

Author operational manuals and essential operational and safety procedures for equipment and calibration based on manufacturers’ documentation.

Coordinate installation and commissioning of new equipment.

Design and implement bespoke systems to support experiments.

Management of Laboratory Resources

Manage and maintain inventories and purchase lists of parts, consumables and materials.

Evaluate technical requirements and solicit bids from potential vendors of equipment.

Advise faculty and researchers on purchasing consumables and accessories.

Company Description
The UAEs top-ranked university, Khalifa University is leading R&D of real-world solutions and preparing science and engineering graduates to build a better world.