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At WRI, you’ll find an environment where career achievement is paired with the best of Rocky Mountain living. Laramie is a relaxed college town with unmatched access to some of the most beautiful landscapes in the West.

Our current job openings are below.

Technician/Senior Technician

Western Research Institute (WRI), a leading research and technology development institute located in Laramie, Wyoming, seeks a motivated and skilled individual. The current opening is a full-time position with benefits. The team at the Sustainable Emerging Technology (SET) center is devoted to safe technology development with specialization in advancing emerging technologies from bench scale through pilot scale studies for deployment at the commercial demonstration scale.

Position will entail analyses of hydrocarbon samples collected from the pilot plant using ASTM standard procedures and in-house developed methods. Skills with both instrumental and wet chemical procedures are desirable. The employee will be required to conduct the analysis of samples, record the result, report the results to the professional staff, and maintain a clean and safe laboratory environment. Individual needs to have a strong work ethic, which is supported with hard work and self-motivation.

Minimum Qualifications:  Associate’s degree or equivalent college coursework in physical or biological sciences, plus one year of laboratory experience. Must be available for shift work. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is required..

The starting salary is $18 to $22 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience.

Email resume to Michelle D. Holmes, Human Resources Manager at mholmes1@uwyo.edu. Deadline: July 9th, 2021.

WRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information, contact:

Michelle Holmes
Human Resources Manager
Human Resources