Desert Research Institute Employee Reviews for Laboratory Technician

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Nice people, mostly, but stressful work.
Hourly Lab Tech (Former Employee) –  Reno, NVJune 7, 2017
Most of the people encountered are wonderful people who are very helpful. The work is highly stressful, and leaves very little room for errors. A typical day includes a lot of repetitive work. No matter what the task, whether it is weighing filters, loading analyzers, entering data, it's all the same thing over and over for a long amount of time and mistakes are fixable but they should be avoided all the time. In some cases it seemed like there was only one way to do things, and if they were done even slightly differently it would become a big deal.
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Great work place for Scientists
Soils Lab Technician (Current Employee) –  Reno, NVNovember 22, 2016
Great work environment! Great people and good systems in place to accomplish high quality science. The management cares about their employees and make sure everyone understands expectations.
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