Asbestos Analyst/Microscopist

We seek an Analyst with Microscopy Experience for full time or part time employment with an employee-owned company


  • Preparation and analysis of filters for fiber concentration in air using Phase Contrast Microscopy (PCM – NIOSH 7400 or equivalent methods).
  • Preparation and analysis of solid bulk materials for asbestos by polarized light microscopy (PLM – NIOSH 9002 or equivalent methods).
  • Identify asbestos fibers, non-asbestos fibers, and non-fibrous materials in bulk samples.
  • Sample data reporting
  • Participation in proficiency rounds required for laboratory accreditation/certification


  • US citizenship required
  • BS or AS in geology, biology, chemistry or other science field
  • Optical microscopy experience; polarized light microscopy a plus
  • Knowledge of Laboratory Safety Requirements
  • Microsoft Excel and Word experience
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to obtain DOE security clearance

Additional Information:

Job-sharing is a possibility with this position.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Full time employees eligible for company stock ownership after one year of employment.  Electron microscopy experience is a plus.  Ability to obtain a security clearance is a plus. 

Submit resume to and jreynolds@MCL-inc.com3