Check schedule ahead of time, see what section I am placed in, perform analytical work according to schedule, check results, send to LIMS, discuss results with plant personnel and coworkers.. Train other less experienced personnel, talk to co workers about job and how they are doing in their lives, organize pager and plant call out duties. Management is keenly interested in budgets and ways to save money. Good rapore with them. Hardest part is doing physical sampling on occasion using an auger. Most enjoyable part is trouble shooting and talking with plant personnel to solve problems. I am very experienced on all analytical instruments and confident in my results.
Very little opportunity for advancement for all lab techs.